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.
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.
Report filed by Tim Bennett (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yale Sports Publicity