Weekly Recap 4-5
Team on 11 game winning streak; ranked 24th in nation
By Ben Risinger, SID
softball team (16-2, 4-0 HCAC) currently lead the Heartland Conference and are ranked
24th in the country by the National Fastpitch
The Beaver pitcher, sophomore Sarah Betts (Bryan/Bryan) leads Bluffton with a 0.33 ERA and a 15-1 record from the mound for
the season. Betts picked up her sixth shutout of the year in the Beavers 8-0 win over
. For the season she has struck out 142 batters in 104.2 innings pitched, giving up
only 39 hits, 13 walks and 13 runs. She leads the Heartland Conference in ERA, opposing
batting average, innings pitched, strikeouts, strikeouts looking and total wins.
As a team, the Beavers post a .268 batting average and .340 slugging percentage. Bluffton posts 34 errors defensively for a .930 fielding percentage.
Bluffton will be back in action this Tuesday when they host Thomas More for a doubleheader. Start time is scheduled for . The Beavers then travel to Mount St. Joseph on Friday ( ) and Transylvania on Saturday ( ) for two HCAC doubleheaders.