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Thursday, April 11, 2013

MEAC conference games
scheduled on the weekend

This weekend the Delaware State Hornets travel to Baltimore for a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) North series with the Coppin State Eagles

Game times are 1 PM and 3 PM Saturday, April 13, and 1 PM Sunday, April 14.

The Hornets are 6-2 (overall 12-19) in conference play, while the Eagles are 6-3 (overall 13-17) in the MEAC North standings. Of the 16 remaining regular season games to be played, all but 4 are MEAC contests.

#2 Hornet freshman Sandy Hawthorne enters the games with her 13 game hitting streak intact. Sandy is batting .282 (24-for-85) on the season with 3 doubles, a triple, and 10 RBI. In MEAC play, she is hitting .412 (7-for-17).

In conference match-ups, #6 freshman Nicole Gazzolla leads the Hornets with a .524 average (11-for 21) including 2 doubles, followed by #15 freshman Chloe Oro bringing a .500 average (8-for-16) with a triple to the plate. 

In the circle, #7 junior pitcher Stephanie Sarris holds a 3-1 MEAC record at a team best 3.39 ERA, while holding opponents to a .250 batting average against her.

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