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Weekly Preview: Lawrence Tech Plays Against Siena Heights and Cleary

Weekly Preview: Lawrence Tech Plays Against Siena Heights and Cleary

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.- This week, the (RV) Lawrence Technological (Mich.) University softball team will face off with (RV) Siena Heights (Mich.) University in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference action and Cleary (Mich.) University.

Lawrence Tech (33-7-1, 15-5-1) will host Siena Heights (29-12, 13-4) on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:30 p.m. in UD-Mercy. This game was rescheduled from Wednesday, April 17. On Saturday, April 30 the Blue Devils will hit the road to face off with Cleary (25-11, 12-6) at the Lake Trust Stadium in CU. First pitch is set for 11 a.m.

Through 41 games, Lawrence Tech has a 0.317 batting average and a 0.359 on-base percentage. The Blue Devils have scored 210 runs and allowed 104. LTU arrives at the matchup with SHU with an eight-win streak. Sarah Hige paces the squad with a 0.457 batting average and 11 stolen bases, while Meredith Adams has driven in the most runners with 25 RBIs. Brittney Bult leads the Blue Devil pitchers with 1.62 earned runs per game and Alexa Cherney has sat down 118 batters.

Siena Heights will arrive at the matchup against LTU with a 0.360 batting average and 0.414 on-base percentage. The Saints have scored 318 runs and surrendered 170. Ashley Helmink leads the squad with a 0.471 batting average and 54 RBIs. Kayla Boland paces the team with 15 stolen bases, while Racquel Ward leads the pitchers with 4.42 strikeouts and 2.68 earned runs per effort.

The statistics of Cleary's last two games are not available yet. However, through the first 34 games of the season, the squad scored 211 runs and allowed 112. The Cougars had a 0.296 batting average and 0.377 on-base percentage. Kaitlin Dormire led the team with a 0.433 batting average and 34 RBIs, while Hannah Benner had stolen 10 bases. Natalie O'Reilly paced the pitchers with 1.97 earned run average and 50 strikeouts per contest.