Lions Take on Medaille in Home Opener

Lions Take on Medaille in Home Opener

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will compete in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader against Medaille in their home opener at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. today.

Schedule of Events/ Coverage
Tuesday, April 2
Penn State Behrend vs. Medaille, 3 p.m. (Live Stats)
Penn State Behrend vs. Medaille, 5 p.m. (Live Stats)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions are 11-7 overall with a 4-0 AMCC record
* Behrend swept both Pitt-Bradford and Penn State Altoona to begin their conference play
* Against Altoona, the Lions won 4-3 and 10-1
* In game one, the team went into extra innings after being tied 1-1 through seven innings
* Behrend scored three runs in the eighth and held Altoona to two to get the win
* The Lions tallied nine runs in the sixth inning of game two led by the teams eight singles to take down the Altoona Lions
* Behrend is tied for first in the conference with undefeated Mt. Aloysius
* AJ Nichols (Pittsburgh, PA/Shaler) leads the AMCC in wins with seven along with being ranked second in RBI's with 19

Medaille News & Notes

* The Mavericks are coming into the game with a 6-10 record overall and 0-2 mark in conference play
* Medaille opened the conference season with two losses to Mt. Aloysius on Saturday
* The Mavericks fell 3-2 in the first game and 6-5 in the second
* The teams two runs in game one were off a Hannah Lagrou two-run homer
* In game two, Medaille was led by senior Mercedes Sulzbach who finished with two hits and two RBI's
* Sulzbach leads the team this year with 21 hits and nine RBI's, hitting a .382 average

Series History

* Behrend and Medaille have a series history dating back to the 2004 season
* The Lions lead the overall series 22-8
* In 2018, Behrend went 2-1 against the Mavericks, going 1-1 in regular season play, and winning one in the AMCC Championships
* Before getting a win in 2018, Medaille had not won since the 2013 season

Softball Schedule Change
April 16, 2019 Softball Schedule Change