Softball To Oppose IUPUI
April 22, 2013
CHICAGO – The UIC softball team will take a break from conference play and travel to Indianapolis to face the IUPUI Jaguars for a Tuesday game starting at 4:00 p.m. (CT).
SCOUTING THE FLAMES
UIC holds an overall record of 18-20 (12-3 Horizon League) … the Flames most recently swept Wright State (1-0, 8-1, 8-0) … Kara Komp leads the team with a .398 batting average, she has 49 hits in 123 at-bats … senior Coryn Schmit paces the Flames with five homeruns and junior Natalie Hernandez leads the team with a .555 slugging percentage … senior Devin Miller is 18-13 with a 3.64 ERA and has pitched 209.2 innings and has 161 strikeouts for the season.
SCOUTING THE JAGUARS
IUPUI has a 17-25 overall record… the Jaguars are led by Nikki Thomas with a .500 batting average … Jessica Lam leads the team with six homeruns and Ali Mosier has 27 RBI … Jocelyn Oppenhuis has a 3.07 ERA inside the circle and holds a 5-9 record from 70.2 innings … Thomas has a 3.43 ERA with a 2-6 record from 67.1 innings.
NOTABLE HORIZON LEAGUE STATS
The Flames are currently in first place in conference with a 12-3 conference record … Loyola is in second (11-4) and Cleveland State is in third (7-5)… UIC also leads the Horizon League in batting average at .315 … the Flames are in first for hits (317), second for runs (177) and RBI (154) and fourth in homeruns (19) and fielding percentage (.949).
HORIZON LEAGUE WEEKLY HONORS
For the fifth-straight week, UIC has been represented in the Horizon League weekly honors … most recently, Miller has been named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week … she went 3-0 in starts against Wright State, allowing only one earned run in 20.0 innings … Miller struck out 16, and opposing batters averaged only a .115 … she allowed two hits her first start and one in her final start.