CU travels to Rock Hill for Big South series with Winthrop


BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Following a weekend series against Liberty at home, Campbell hits the road for six consecutive contests, beginning with a three-game series at Winthrop.

Friday's game will begin at 7 p.m., followed by Saturday's doubleheader that is set for 1 p.m. All three games will be live on the Big South Network.

Campbell Fighting Camels (20-20, 5-4)

Campbell dropped 2-of-3 at home against Liberty during the previous weekend. CU took game one 5-4, but dropped an 11-1 decision in game two on Saturday. Liberty won 4-3 on Sunday after a two-run home run in the top of the seventh.

Amber Schisler's .395 clip leads the Camels offense, along with her 11 home runs and 34 RBI. She is also on a four-game hitting streak and has reached base in six consecutive contests. Madison Herring improved her stolen base mark to a perfect 22-for-22. Abby Perryman's 0.32 doubles per game places her first in the Big South. Schisler's on-base percentage (0.558) and slugging (0.746) plac her tops in the league.

In the circle, Katie Baker leads the way with a 3.63 ERA and a 9-7 overall record in 27 appearances. She leads the way with 63 strikeouts. Schisler's 6-6 mark is second on the team, with a pair of complete games.

Winthrop Eagles (20-17, 6-2)

Winthrop enters the weekend after a sweep of the defending champions Longwood, all one-run victories. The Eagles' lone conference losses came in a doubleheader, March 22 against Gardner-Webb.

Maddie Antone paces the Eagle offense with her .414 batting average, knocking in a team-high 26 runs and pounding out 10 doubles. Leah Young has a team-best 9-of-9 mark on the bases. Ashley Westbrooks, second on the team with her .333 batting average, leads the team with five long balls on the year.

In the circle, three of the four hurlers have a sub-4.00 ERA. Keleigh Romine has a 3.11 ERA in 18 appearances. She has a 3-4 overall record and two complete games. Kiley Majette has seen the most time for the Eagles, as she boasts a 3.31 ERA and a 10-9 overall mark.

Up next

Campbell's last road series is April 14-15 at Radford, with Friday's doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m. and Saturday's single game at 1 p.m.