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Three-Game Series At Cornell On Tap

Maya Seifert (Steve Musco photo)
Maya Seifert (Steve Musco photo)

Bulldogs Seek To Improve On 3-3 Ivy League Record

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale softball team is set to embark on its longest trip of the Ivy League season. The Bulldogs are off to Ithaca, N.Y., for a three-game series at Cornell. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 12:30 p.m. and a single game on Sunday, also a 12:30 p.m. start. Yale sits at 3-3 in league play after two weekends of play.

The Bulldogs have three players hitting better than .400 in Ivy games, led by Sydney Grobman, who is batting .615 (8-for-13). Grobman is also among the league leaders in a number of overall categories. She shares the league lead with 16 RBI, is second with 25 hits and third with 39 total bases.

Olivia Vinyard, who is fifth in the league with 14 runs scored, is batting .471 in Ivy games, while Terra Jerpbak has a .417 average.

Shelby Kennedy leads the league with 11 stolen bases and is fourth with 15 runs scored.

As a team, the Bulldogs have stolen 25 bases, which is second in the league.

In the circle, Jerpbak has posted an impressive 1.38 earned run average in league games and has 14 strikeouts in 20.1 innings.

Cornell opened Ivy play by winning two of three games against Brown. Allison Kerce leads the Big Red with a .309 average and also has a team best three home runs. Bridgette Rooney is hitting .296 and shares the team lead with 12 RBI. Cornell has a 6.98 team ERA.

SCHEDULE

Sat., Mar. 30 – Yale at Cornell (Game 1), 12:30 p.m.  |  Live Stats ESPN+ Video

Sat., Mar. 30 – Yale at Cornell (Game 2), 3 p.m. (approx.)  |  Live Stats  |  ESPN+ Video

Sun., Mar. 31 – Yale at Cornell (single game), 12:30 p.m. | Live Stats | ESPN+ Video

Report filed by Tim Bennett (timothy.bennett@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity