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Thursday, 26 April 2012 11:24

Playoff Preview

4.26.11 | Softball

BU softball opens HAAC playoffs at home on Friday

SB HAAC Playoffs

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – The Baker University softball team will be hosting its first home playoff game in six years on Friday evening when the Wildcats welcome Peru State College for a best-of-three series.

Baker (21-16, 11-7 HAAC) swept the Bobcats earlier this month on a neutral site field in Olathe, Kan.

Offensively, Erin Greenwood has been the star all season for Baker. Greenwood enters the playoffs with team high’s in batting average (.398), RBIs (28), and defensively leads the squad with 12.6 strikeouts per game on the rubber.

Emily Maresh leads Peru State College (29-23, 10-8 HAAC) offensively with a .345 batting average. Defensively, Devon Messengale has anchored the Bobcats on the rubber with a 2.72 ERA to go along with 7.4 strikeouts per game.

The winner of the series will advance into the double elimination round of the 2012 HAAC Playoffs set to be held May 4-5 in Olathe, Kan. View the full bracket here.

Action is slated to begin at 4 p.m., at Cavaness Field. Live twitter updates can be viewed here.

Ticket prices for the HAAC Playoffs are as follows:
Adults- $5
Students with valid ID- $3
NAIA passes will allow free admission

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