April 27, 2013

Softball Preview: Fisher College at OWLS (DH)

Games

Fisher (MA) College at UMaine-Presque Isle

Time

April 27th 2pm / 4pm

Location

Presque Isle High School,  Presque Isle, ME

Last Meetings

April 6th:  Fisher 10, OWLS 9 (F-8 innings)
April 7th:  OWLS 14, Fisher 13 (Game 1)
April 7th:  Fisher 11, OWLS 3 (Game 2) 

University of Maine-Presque Isle OWLS

2012 Record 5-22
Head Coach Peter Coffin
Last Games

4-21-13 Doubleheader at Thomas College

Game 1:  Thomas 9, OWLS 1 (F-5 innings)
Game 2:  Thomas 8, OWLS 0 (F-5 innings) 

Affiliation NCAA Division III & USCAA
Conference Association of NCAA Division III Independents
About the Owls

* Saturday's games will be the first home contests for the Owls this season after 27 straight road contests to start the year.

* Kellie Peers (Sr./Caswell, ME) has not only gotten on base this season, but she has not stood still once she gets on.  The senior leads the team with a .364 on-base percentage, 9 stolen bases (ties with Ashley Laking (Fr./Topsfield, ME), and 17 runs scored.

* Laking has been coming on strong as the season progresses.  After connecting for just 3 hits in the team's first 17 games, the freshman is hitting .413 in her last 10.

* Megan Hannigan (Fr./Houlton, ME) leads this year's team with 12 RBI.

* The first time the Owls played Fisher this season back on April 6th, it was the 3rd game of the day for Presque Isle who had already played a doubleheader at Pine Manor College earlier in the afternoon.

 

Fisher College FALCONS

2012 Record 2-21
Head Coach Jackie Streeter
 Last Game

4-24-13

Game 1: Gordon 8, Fisher 0
Game 2: Gordon 8, Fisher 0 

 Affiliation NAIA
 Conference Independent
About the Falcons

*  During the 3-game set the Falcons played against the Owls earlier this month, the Falcons committed 23 errors.

*  Fisher has had a busy seven days beginning last weekend when they played at SUNY-Canton.  On Tuesday the team was in Maine to play Bates in a doubleheader and then Wednesday played two more at Gordon College.

*  Saturday's games will be the final contests of the season for the Falcons.