Emmitsburg, Md. (April 17, 2018)--The Mount St. Mary's softball team moved its doubleheader at Coppin State to Wednesday, April 18, at 3:00 p.m. due to the field conditions. The twinbill was originally scheduled for today.
Mount St. Mary's (9-20-1) at Coppin State (11-16)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 3 pm (DH)
Coppin State Softball Field, Baltimore, Md.
Mount Update: The Mountaineers were swept by Fairleigh Dickinson in a Northeast Conference doubleheader on Saturday. The Knights won the opener, 5-0, before rallying for a 5-3 win in game two. Lindsay Heinze went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two runs scored in the doubleheader. Heinze leads the Mount with a .298 average, seven doubles, six home runs, 22 RBI and 16 runs scored. Katie Olson has been the Mount's top pitcher this season, posting a 3-3 record with a 3.89 ERA in 20 appearances (5 starts).
About the Eagles: Coppin State is 11-16 on the season after splitting a doubleheader at Drexel on April 12. The Eagles won the opening game, 9-8, before falling to the Dragons, 18-1, in game two. Coppin State has a 7-4 mark in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and is 7-6 at home this season. Nia Bowe leads the team with a .456 average, eight home runs and 30 RBI while Cayla Brown is hitting .354 with 24 RBI. Madison Didion is 11-5 with a 4.52 ERA in 18 starts to pace the pitching staff.
The All-Time Series: Mount St. Mary's holds a 32-5 lead in the all-time series that began in 1993. Last year, the Mountaineers went 4-0 against Coppin State, sweeping twinbills both at home and on the road. The Mount has won the past 10 meetings between the two teams. Coppin State's last win over the Mount was a 6-5 victory on March 15, 2014. The Mount is 11-5 all-time on the road against the Eagles.
Last Year's Meetings: The Mount went 4-0 against Coppin State last season, sweeping a doubleheader on the road on April 18 and at home on March 29. Lindsay Heinze hit .462 (6-for-13) with four doubles, seven RBI and four runs scored in the four games while Jessica Greenewald hit .500 (7-for-14) with two doubles and six RBI. Katie Olson was 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in six innings against the Eagles while Jordan Weaver went 1-0 with a 3.50 ERA in six innings.
Up Next: The Mountaineers host LIU Brooklyn (April 21) and Wagner (April 22) for a pair of Northeast Conference doubleheaders this weekend.