Softball to Play Five Games This Week
Release: Monday 04/10/2017 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State softball team will play five games this week, traveling to Morehead State for a Wednesday (2:00) doubleheader before hosting Oakland in a three-game Horizon League series over the weekend (Friday 4:00, Saturday doubleheader at 1:00).

Tickets: For home games, fans can purchase tickets at the gate of the WSU Softball Field for $5 and $3 while WSU students get in free.

Follow the Raiders: All games will have live stats via the buttons on 

Raiders: Wright State (12-18, 7-2 Horizon) swept a Horizon League series for the second consecutive weekend, defeating Cleveland State 8-0, 10-2 and 2-1 in nine innings.  Ashley Sharp picked up the win in all three games, including a six-inning no-hitter in the 8-0 decision, the first no-hitter for the program since Kim Sycks pitched a 3-0 no-hitter at Loyola on April 18, 1999.

Macy Cook hit .625 (5 for 8) in the series while Honnah Susor hit .583 (7 for 12) with a double, three triples and four RBI, Libby Pfeffer scored four runs and Alexis Mayle hit two home runs, including the game-winner in the ninth in the series finale.

Susor leads the team with a .370 batting average while Cook is at .368 and Pfeffer at .347.  Mayle sets the pace with 17 RBI while Vivi Marquez has driven in 13.  In the circle, Sharp is 9-9 and Ally Russell 3-4.

Morehead State: The Eagles (20-16, 3-7 OVC) lost all four games at home last weekend, dropping a pair to Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville.   Allison Rager is hitting .374 on the season with eight home runs and 29 RBI while Kayla McGuffey is hitting .330 and Robyn Leighton .319 with 10 home runs and 27 RBI.  In the circle, Chelsea McManaway is 12-7 with a 1.43 ERA and 196 strikeouts in 127.1 innings.

Oakland: The Golden Grizzlies (15-14, 8-4 Horizon) have won six straight Horizon League games, having swept both Cleveland State and Green Bay last week at Madonna University.  Mikayela Marciniak is hitting .360 with 22 RBI while pitcher Erin Kownacki is 9-5 with a 1.47 ERA.

Next Up: The Raiders will travel to Youngstown State for a midweek Horizon League series, facing the Penguins in a 3:00 doubleheader on Tuesday, April 18, and a 2:00 single game on Wednesday, April 19. 

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