Softball Hosts Bloomfield In Home Opener Wednesday

Softball Hosts Bloomfield In Home Opener Wednesday

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Concordia College New York softball team plays its first home contest of the season on Wednesday, Mar. 27, when Bloomfield College comes to the Clipper Softball Field for a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CAC) doubleheader set to begin at 3 p.m.

Match Information: Bloomfield
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. (Game 1) | 5:00 p.m. (Game 2)
Bronxville, N.Y. | Clipper Softball Field 
All-Time Series: Bloomfield leads 11-12
Last Time: Bloomfield, 9-3 (Game 1) | Concordia, 4-3 (Game 2) (April 18, 2018)
Media: Live Stats (Game 1) | Live Stats (Game 2) | Live Video 

About the Clippers
Concordia (5-7, 1-3 CACC) welcomes Bloomfield after being swept in a CACC doubleheader at Georgian Court University by scores of 9-0 and 9-5.

The Clippers are hitting .271 (79-291) as a team with a .354 slugging percentage off the strength of 12 doubles, three triples and two home runs while tallying 46 RBI and 33 walks. Senior outfielder Yeisy Cruz (Bronx, N.Y.) boasts a team-best .556 batting average, with freshman utility player Jordan Bordonaro (Lake Grove, N.Y.) joining the senior with a batting average over .300 at .375, with Cruz adding a double and triple for a team-high .722 slugging percentage on top of a team-best 10 runs scored. Senior shortstop/outfielder Audrey Gardus (Carbondale, Pa.), freshman first baseman Ashdon Clark (Gouldsboro, Pa.), freshman utility Carly Berezny (Oxford, N.J.) and freshman second baseman/shortstop Ellen Little (Port Deposit, Md.) all have two doubles on the season, with Cruz, Gardus and senior catcher/first baseman Tori Tansley (Old Forge, Pa.) all hitting one triple while Berezny and Clark both have one home run. Berezny also leads the team with 10 RBI and matches Clark and sophomore shortstop Stephanie Ryder (New Rochelle, N.Y.) with five walks while Gardus swipes a team-high four bases.

On the mound, Concordia holds a team ERA of 4.35 with 31 strikeouts and 27 walks in 72.1 innings. Sophomore RHP Ashley Walsh (Scranton, Pa.) sports a team-low 3.50 ERA with two victories, matching junior righty MacKenna Powell (Milford, Pa.) who adds a team-best 16 strikeouts in a team-leading 35.1 innings of work over a team-high six appearances with five complete games while freshman RHP Madison Shura (Wallingford, Conn.) holds the Clippers' lone save.

About the Bears
Bloomfield (4-9, 2-2 CACC) travels to East Stroudsburg University for a doubleheader on Tuesday, Mar. 26 prior to the conference tilt, taking a hiatus from league play after falling at Felician University 8-4 and 11-7 on Tuesday Mar. 19.

The Bears are hitting .256 (93-363) as a team with a .322 slugging percentage off 10 doubles, one triple and four home runs to go with 41 RBI and 30 walks. Arlene Flores paces the offense with a .417 batting average, while Mariah Wysocki boasts a team-high three doubles and two home runs for a team-leading .550 batting average on top of a team-best three stolen bases. Wysocki adds a team-high 11 RBI and scores seven runs, matching Jerae Keli'ikoe Jarae who hits the Bears' lone triple while Lauren Booth draws a team-leading five walks.

On the mound, Bloomfield sports a team ERA of 3.77 with 51 strikeouts and 41 walks in 87.1 innings. Taylor Gaylean sports a team-low 2.12 ERA while leading the Bears' with three wins and one save in 43.0 innings over 11 appearances.

Up Next
The softball team travels to Chestnut Hill College on Saturday, Mar. 30 for a CACC doubleheader with first pitch slated for 12 p.m.

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