March 7, 2022

Softball Is Home Against Furman and Holy Cross

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. – The Third-ranked Florida State softball team (19-1) continues their home stretch with a pair of midweek games against Furman (9-9) on Tuesday, March 8 at 6 PM and against Holy Cross (2-7) on Wednesday, March 9 at 6 PM. Both games will be on ACCNX.

Florida State is 12-1 all-time against Furman. The last time the two teams met was in 2017 at the Unconquered Invitational. FSU won 5-1 and 9-1. This will be the second meeting between FSU and Holy Cross. The first meeting was in 2020 when FSU won 8-0 in six innings.

Through 20 games the Seminole pitching staff of Kathryn Sandercock (10-0), Danielle Watson (7-1), Emma Wilson (1-0), Brianna Enter (1-0) and Mack Leonard (0-0) have combined to go 19-1 with a 1.36 ERA.

Watson has 55 strikeouts in 45 innings of work, while Sandercock has record 54 strikeouts in 57.1 innings, allowing only nine earned runs. Combined the FSU pitchers have 136 strikeouts in 129 innings of work while allowing the opponent to hit just .174. Florida State is currently ranked 10th in the nation in ERA with a 1.36.

Florida State continues to get on base as well as they are ranked ninth in the country with a .433 on-base percentage. The Noles also rank 19th in batting average (.332). This has allowed FSU to rank 20th in the country in scoring, plating 6.8 runs per game.

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