Rhody Opens Atlantic 10 Play at Fordham Saturday

Rhody Opens Atlantic 10 Play at Fordham Saturday

KINGSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island opens Atlantic 10 play this weekend with a three-game series at four-time defending conference champion Fordham. The teams play a doubleheader on Saturday and a single game Sunday.

Fordham (20-7) has won five of the last six league titles, giving Rhode Island (2-15) a chance to go against the best the A-10 has to offer early in the season. Pitcher Lauren Quense has claimed five A-10 Pitcher of the Week honors in the first six weeks of the season. The Bronx-based Rams also won four consecutive Player of the Week honors earlier in the season when Jessica Hughes and Madison Shaw each claimed the honor twice in the span.

Rhode Island will be looking to build momentum off Tuesday's win at in-state rival Providence. Freshmen Erika Yeager (2 hits, 4 RBI) and Sarah Gunderson(complete game victory, six strikeouts) led the Rams to the 6-2 victory.

All three games will be available via stream on the Atlantic 10 Network this weekend (links below).

THIS WEEKEND'S SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 25

at Fordham, 10 a.m. EST – Live Stats | Video
at Fordham, 12 p.m. EST – Live Stats | Video

Sunday, March 26
at Fordham, 12 p.m. – Live Stats | Video

NOTES

Junior Kylie Shivery has reached base safely in 11 straight games, the longest active streak on the team… She also leads Rhode Island with six multi-hit games… Freshman Caileigh Holland and senior Danielle Gariglio are both riding four-game hitting streaks… Holland has raised her batting average 78 points over her last five games and is up to .270 for the year… Freshman Sarah Gunderson struck out a career-high six batters in her last outing at Providence.