Camels to take on Highlanders in final road series of the season

Taesha DuBoise, Abby Perryman (ScarboroughPhotography.com)
Taesha DuBoise, Abby Perryman (ScarboroughPhotography.com)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Following a sweep of Winthrop, Campbell softball travels to Radford, Va. for its final road series of the season against the Radford Highlanders, April 14-15.

Friday's doubleheader is set for 5 p.m. with game two to follow. Saturday's game three is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Radford Softball Stadium.

Campbell Fighting Camels (23-20, 8-4)

Campbell enters the weekend coming off a weekend sweep at Winthrop, 7-1, 10-6, 9-2, which garnered Big South Freshman of the Week honors for pitcher Megan Richards. The Camels have won four its last six contests.

Amber Schisler leads the offense with a .403 batting average, 12 home runs and 38 RBI. Madison Herring continues her hot streak on the base paths with a 24-for-25 mark, as her perfect stolen base streak was broken at Winthrop. Abby Perryman and Taesha DuBoise have combined for 21 total doubles, 11 and 10 respectively, for the Camels.

In the circle, Katie Baker leads the team with her 11-7 record and a 3.47 ERA. She has pitched eight complete games on the year. Amber Schisler is second in wins for the Camels with her 6-6 mark in 23 appearances and seven starts.

Last season against Radford, Campbell won 4-of-6 meetings against the Highlanders, including a 6-3 win in the Big South tournament to advance to the championship game.

Radford Highlanders (20-17, 4-5)

Radford is led by Hunter Munday, who has a team-high 29 RBI, along with five home runs on the year. The Highlanders have 33 long balls on the year, led by Brittany Wratchford's eight. Marissa Gagliano is 19-for-27 on the base paths along with Sofia Tapia's 12-for-18 mark.

In the circle, Abby Morrow leads the pitching staff with 26 appearances and her 14-9 record. She's thrown 13 complete games with two shutouts and a 3.56 ERA. Kayla Huffman has a team-best 2.75 ERA and a 5-5 record in 79 innings for the Highlanders.

Radford holds a 20-17 overall record and a 4-5 mark in conference play. Most recently, the Highlanders swept a doubleheader against Western Carolina 5-4 and 3-0. In its last conference series, it took game one but fell in the second and third games on the weekend.

Up next

Campbell closes out the season with eight consecutive home games, including a pair of non-conference matchups against North Carolina A&T (April 18, 6 p.m.) and N.C. State (April 26, 6 p.m.)