Pitching will be key for the Wildcats on Friday night, as the Pioneers offense ranks fourth nationally with 1.6 home runs per game, sixth nationally with a 0.618 slugging percentage, ninth nationally with 6.6 runs batted in per game and 11th nationally with a 0.364 team batting average.
Baker ace Maggie Holmberg enters play with sevens wins on the season and a 1.66 ERA. Just last week Holmberg was named HAAC Pitcher of the Week after recording victories over Bethany College (Kan.), William Jewell College (Mo.) and Missouri Valley College. She allowed just two earned runs in 21 innings of work to post a 0.67 ERA for the week.
Brooke Allen continues to lead the Baker offense with a 0.417 batting average; Erin Greenwood leads the team with 14 RBI’s on the year.
First pitch is slated for 5:00 p.m. from Cavaness Field. Game two will follow 20 minutes after the conclusion of game one.
Team Stats Comparison
|Current Record||15 - 9||19 - 4|
|Base on Balls||46||30|
|Opponent Batting Average||0.231||0.233|