Pack looks to get back on track at Colorado State


Ashley Butera leads the Wolf Pack in putouts this season


Ashley Butera leads the Wolf Pack in putouts this season

April 16, 2014

Nevada Game Notes

What’s on tap this week:
Thursday, April 17: Nevada at Colorado State, 4 p.m. MT, Ram Field
Friday, April 18: Nevada at Colorado State, 4 p.m. MT, Ram Field
Saturday, April 19: Nevada at Colorado State, 12 p.m. MT, Ram Field

LIVE STATS
Gametracker: Live play-by-play available online at: http://www.csurams.com/sports/w-softbl/sched/csu-w-softbl-sched.html

The Last Meeting
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Nevada512
April 14, 2013
Reno, Nev.
Fincher Hits Walk-Off Bomb to Beat Colorado State
RENO, Nev. -- It took a few more innings on Sunday, but the University of Nevada softball team beat Colorado State in walk-off fashion for the second straight day, topping the Rams 5-4 in 12 innings.

HOT BAT
Senior Erin Jones is cruising through one of her best seasons in a Wolf Pack uniform. Jones is batting at a .427 clip this year, ranking her second in the Mountain West and in the top-40 nationally. In her last nine starts, Jones is hitting .556 thanks to collecting 15 hits, including four doubles and a homerun. During that stretch, she has posted five multi-hit games and went 3-for-3 at the plate in the team’s most recent outing against Boise State.

NATIONAL ATTENTION
Sophomore shortstop Megan Sweet is making a name for herself on the national stage, currently leading the nation in doubles per game. Through 40 games this year, Sweet has collected 18 two-baggers and is averaging 0.45 doubles per game, edging Taylor Rager of Ball State and Victoria Valos of George Washington for the national lead. Additionally, Sweet’s 44 runs scored this season and 1.1 runs per game average ranks her in the top-20 in the nation.

About Nevada
Record: 21-19 (Mountain West: 3-9)
Head coach: Matt Meuchel (Sixth season)
At Nevada: 142-159

About Colorado State
Record: 24-10 (Mountain West: 5-4)
Head coach: Jen Fisher (Fourth season)

Up next
Nevada returns to Hixson Park next weekend for a three-game Mountain West series against San Jose State, beginning Friday, April 25 at 4 p.m.


 

 

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