Games 27 and 28
Saint Peter's 2-24 (1-8) vs. Coppin St. 5-34 (3-6)
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 2pm and 4pm
Location: Softball Complex | Baltimore, MD
The Saint Peter's softball team will head to Baltimore to face Coppin St. in a doubleheader matchup on Wednesday. The first game is scheduled to start at 2pm.
WORD ON THE BALD EAGLES
Coppin St. fell to Mount St. Mary's on April 18 dropping the the first game 6-5 and the second game 18-0. Megan Nevarez leads the team with a total of 15 RBIs and 21 runs. Madison Didion leads the team with 83 strikeouts this season.
LAST TIME OUT
The Saint Peter's University softball team dropped a doubleheader to Ivy League member, Columbia University on April 13. The Peacocks fell 12-4 in the first game and 9-1 in the second. Crystal Carlucci and Sydney Ramsey combined to score four runs, including a home run by Carlucci in the loss in game one. In the second game Carlucci led the Peacocks with one run with an RBI from Georgia Verrastro.
MAAC STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK (4/10/17)
The MAAC Student-Athlete of the week for the week of 4/10 was senior, Samantha Storms. Storms has a .363 batting average on 4-for-11 hitting. She hit a two-run homer on Monday, April 10th against Niagara recording two RBI's. Storms is second with 10 RBI's, 7 runs, 4 doubles, and 6 walks.
Saint Peter's softball team will return 10 players including four seniors, (Samantha Storms, Alyssa Ruiz, Crystal Carlucci,Candace Koch) two juniors, (Nicole Feoli, Chamar Sanchez), and four sophomores, (Schieler Collins, Harley Connors, Tiffani Lambert, Sydney Ramsey).
The Peacocks welcome five freshmen to the team Kathleen Donovan (Abington, NJ), Alina Guevara (Agoura Hills, CA), Theamaris Ramirez (Homestead, FL),Brianna Hutchinson (Lebanon,OH) and Georgia Verrastro (Scott Township, PA).
Chris Stelma begins his first season at the helm of Saint Peter's. He most recently served as an assistant coach at Division III, William Paterson University in New Jersey during the 2016 season. Prior to joining William Paterson, he was the owner of Fielder's Choice Baseball/Kaboom Softball in Andover, where he coordinates training, league play, tournaments and facilities, and served as the head coach of the U18 Showcase baseball and softball teams. Stelma was the baseball head coach at his alma mater, County College of Morris during the fall of 2007.
Stelma earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Rhode Island in 2006. While at URI, Stelma was a member of the baseball team where he played two seasons at shortstop for the Rams, making 31 starts and appearing in over 40 games. Prior to transferring to URI, Stelma began his collegiate career at County College of Morris where he played for current Saint Peter's assistant coach Ed Moskal in 2003. He was named All-Region and All-Garden State Conference at County College of Morris and ranked in the top 15 among JUCO hitters in 2003.