BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York softball team's Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) opener on Tuesday, Mar. 19 against Nyack College will now be played at Nyack, with first pitch of the conference doubleheader still slatted for 3:00 p.m.
Match Information: Nyack
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. (Game 1) | 5:00 p.m. (Game 2)
Location: Orangetown, N.Y. | South Orangetown Little League
All-Time Series: Concordia leads 15-4
Last Time: Concordia, 5-4 (Game 1) | Nyack, 7-4 (Game 2) (April 27, 2018)
About the Clippers
Concordia (4-4) heads into its CACC-opener after a 4-4 showing in Clermont, Fla., ending play in the Sunshine State with a 3-1, 9-0 doubleheader sweep of St. Thomas Aquinas and Urbana University.
The Clippers are hitting .268 (51-190) as a team with a .332 slugging percentage off the strength of eight doubles and two triples while tallying 32 RBI and 24 walks. Senior outfielder Yeisy Cruz (Bronx, N.Y.) boasts a team-best .667 batting average, leading three Clippers' hitting over .300, adding a double and triple for a .917 slugging percentage. Senior shortstop/outfielder Audrey Gardus (Carbondale, Pa.) and freshman utility Carly Berezny (Oxford, N.J.) both have seven RBI, with Gardus tying Cruz with one triple and two stolen bases while freshman utility Jordan Bordonaro (Lake Grove, N.Y.) scores a team-leading seven runs and freshman infielder Ellen Little (Port Deposit, Md.) hits a team-high two doubles
On the mound, Concordia holds a team ERA of 3.48 with 22 strikeouts and 18 walks in 48.1 innings. Sophomore RHP Ashley Walsh (Scranton, Pa.) sports a team-low 2.47 ERA with two victories while junior righty MacKenna Powell (Milford, Pa.) fans a team-leading 10 batters in a team-high 22.1 innings of work over four appearances.
About the Warriors
Nyack (2-13. 0-2 CACC) takes on the Clippers after a pair of setbacks at Georgian Court University 6-4, 10-2 on Saturday, Mar. 16
The Warriors are hitting .238 (87-366) as a team with a .303 slugging percentage off 10 doubles, one triple and four home runs to go with 36 RBI and 33 walks. Janelle Adams paces the Warriors behind a .400 batting average, adding a team-leading six walks for a .478 on base percentage… Stephanie White hits three doubles and a home run while Krissy Johnson records a team-best seven RBI and Erin O'Brien scores a team-high seven runs on top of four stolen bases and Nyack's lone triple.
On the mound, Nyack sports a team ERA of 4.98 with 28 strikeouts and 22 walks in 85.2 innings. Alyssa Giampolo logs a team-leading 41.0 innings over nine appearances, recording the Warriors' two victories on top of a team-best 16 strikeouts. Stephanie White makes a team-high seven starts, while Tia Celano holds a team-low 3.00 ERA in one appearance.
The softball team travels to Georgian Court University on Saturday, Mar. 23 for a conference doubleheader starting at 12:00 p.m.