UNLV at Hixson with Governor's Series Points on the Line
April 24, 2013
Schedule - April 26-28, 2013
vs. UNLV (Reno, Nev. - Christina M. Hixson Park)
Friday - 3 p.m.
Saturday - 1 p.m.
Sunday - 12 p.m.
Nevada Wolf Pack - 28-19 (7-5 MW) Last five: 5-0
UNLV Rebels - 18-25 (4-5 MW) Last five: 1-4
Coverage - As they have been in previous seasons, live statistics and video for all home games will be available at www.NevadaWolfPack.com. The Nevada Mobile app will also have a link to a live statistical feed of every game.
This Week - UNLV will be in town with Mountain West Conference Championship implications and Governor's Series presented by NV Energy points on the line ... The Rebels are 1-4 in their last five conference games and are fifth in the MW ... The three Governor's Series points in softball will be awarded in this weekend's three-game series, as there is no conference tournament at the conclusion of the year.
Last Week - In three games, all at Lobo Field in Albuquerque against New Mexico, the Pack was ... 3-0 ... Hit .356 ... Scored 25 runs ... Belted eight doubles and two home runs ... Slugged .511 ... Drew 12 walks ... Had a team OBP of .442.
History at Hixson - The 12-inning affair between Nevada and Colorado State last Sunday, and most recent game played at Nevada's home field, was the longest game in the history of Christina M. Hixson Park ... The Pack prevailed on a walk-off homer from Megan Fincher in the bottom of the 12th.
National Footprint - With the seventh week of NCAA statistics released on Monday, Nevada has found itself in the Top-45 nationally in a number of statistics and in the lead in one in particular ... The Wolf Pack is ... First in doubles per game at 1.96 (92 in 47 games) ... 29th in batting average at .311 ... 34th in slugging percentage at .483 ... 44th in scoring at 5.49 runs per game.
Individually ... Erin Jones is ninth in the nation in doubles per game at .36 (16 in 44 games) ... Karlyn Jones is ranked ... First in fewest hit batters (One) ... 23rd in walks per seven at 1.22 (25 in 143.2 IP) ... Ashley Butera is ranked 41st nationally in sacrifice flies with 3.
Mountain West Leaders - As a team ... The Pack leads the Mountain West in 13 offensive categories ... They are ... Batting Average (.310) ... Slugging Percentage (.483) ... On-Base Percentage (.401) ... Runs Scored (258) ... Hits (402) ... RBI (243) ... Doubles (92) ... Home Runs (42) ... Total Bases (626) ... Total Plate Appearances (1,518) ... At Bats (1,296) ... Walks (165) ... Hit by Pitch (35).
In the circle ... Nevada is first in innings pitched (314.2) and Batters struck out looking (79) ... Second in batters struck out (240) ... Defensively ... The Pack is second in fielding percentage at .966
Individually, Hopkins leads the MW in ... Hits (62) ... Runs Scored (42) ... Plate appearances (186) and at bats (165) ... Erin Jones leads the conference in doubles (16) ... Megan Sweet leads the MW in walks at 31.
In total ... Nevada players appear in the top-10 in 15 offensive categories a total of 47 times ... In the circle, Nevada pitchers appear in 11 categories, with 16 total appearances ... Defensively, Nevada players appear in two categories a total of three times.
A complete list of the Mountain West leaders can be found in the attached document.