KINGSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island gets back into action after 11 days off when it travels to Murray, Kentucky for the Racer Classic, hosted by Murray State.
The Rams (1-8) will play four games this weekend, taking on Ill.-Chicago twice, Murray State once and Oakland once.
vs. Ill.-Chicago – 1-4
The teams have played sporadically dating back to 1993. Rhode Island got its lone win in the series in 2000, a 2-0 victory at the Buzz Classic Games. The last time the Rams faced Ill.-Chicago was in 2015, a 4-0 loss at the USF Under Armour Invitational.
vs. Murray State
This will be the first meeting ever between Rhode Island and Murray State.
vs. Oakland – 0-1
Rhode Island and Murray State have met one time before, a 10-0 victory for Murray State at the USF Under Armour Invitational in 2015.
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Friday, March 9
vs. Ill,-Chicago, 9 a.m. - Live Stats | Video
at Murray State, 2 p.m. - Live Stats | Video
Saturday, March 10
vs. Oakland, 11:30 a.m. - Live Stats | Video
Sunday, March 11
vs. Ill,-Chicago, 9 a.m. - Live Stats
- Rhode Island is looking to snap a six-game losing streak.
- Freshman Erica Robles has reached base safely in each of her last three games.
- Senior Rachel Kuhlman is 2-for-2 this season with a runner on third base and less then two outs.
- Senior Kylie Shivery and sophomore Erika Yeager each have a team-best five runs batted in.
- Rhode Island's pitchers have allowed just 27 walks in 60 innings of work.