Wednesday, April 23, 2003
BORTZ, HENNESSY & SOFTBALL TEAM RANKED IN NCAA STATS
INDIANAPOLIS, IN --- Two members of the Moravian College softball team and the Greyhounds
are ranked in the top 40 in the nation in the second NCAA Division III statistics release
of the season. The rankings are for games played through April 20th.
Sophomore shortstop Heather Bortz (Allentown, PA/Parkland HS) is 39th
in the nation with a .460 batting average with 40 hits in 87 at-bats. On the mound, freshman
pitcher Meagan Hennessy (Freehold, NJ/Freehold Township HS) is 26th in
ERA at 0.97 (allowing 13 earned runs in 94 innings of work) and 27th in strikeouts per
seven innings with an average of 7.4 (100 strikeouts in 94 innings).
The Greyhound team is ranked 18th in the country in earned run average with a team ERA
of 1.12 (30 earned runs in 188 innings).
Moravian is 23-7 overall and 8-2 in the Commonwealth Conference. The Greyhounds will return
to action on Saturday, April 26th in a Commonwealth doubleheader at Albright College beginning
at 1:00 p.m.