Behrend Softball Hosts Pitt-Bradford in AMCC Doubleheader

Behrend Softball Hosts Pitt-Bradford in AMCC Doubleheader

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend softball team will now host Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday for an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader instead of traveling to Bradford, Pa. First pitch is set for 3 p.m.

Penn State Behrend vs. Pitt-Bradford, 3 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)
Penn State Behrend vs. Pitt-Bradford, 5 p.m. (Live Stats | Video)

Penn State Behrend News & Notes
* Behrend had a perfect week in AMCC play, improving to 8-2
* Senior Samantha Manioci (Rochester, NY/Odyssey Academy) hit .600 in a 4-0 week for the Lions
* Manioci went 9-for-15 with four RBIs and three runs scored, including a 7-for-8 performance against Mt. Aloysius
* In game one, Manioci had the game-winning RBI single to send home the go-ahead run
* Kayla Lindberg (Austinburg, OH/Geneva) pitched 9.1 innings, allowed just one earned run while fanning six batters and boasting a 0.75 ERA over two conference wins
* As a team, Behrend had the second most hits this season (14) in a 12-11 win over Mt. Aloysius in game one
* Behrend is first in conference games in hits (101) and RBIs (68), and is third with a .341 batting average
* Cami McNany (Emlenton, PA/Allegheny-Clarion Valley) is on an eight-game hitting streak

Pitt-Bradford News & Notes
* The Panthers are playing for the first time since Wednesday, April 6
* Pitt-Bradford had six games either cancelled or postponed
* Last time out, the Panthers split with Medaille in the AMCC doubleheader
* Pitt-Bradford won game two 2-0, while falling in the opener 12-5
* The Panthers are 6-16 overall and 2-2 in conference action
* Last week, Ashly Stein was named AMCC Pitcher of the Week for throwing her first complete-game shutout vs. the Mavericks

Series History
* Behrend has a 41-24 overall record against the Panthers
* The two teams first played in 1987
* The Lions have won six straight
* Pitt-Bradford's last win was a 2-1 victory in 2018

Weekend Schedule Changes
March 24, 2022 Weekend Schedule Changes