ST. BONAVENTURE (7-27, 4-12 A-10) at CANISIUS (8-27, 4-8 MAAC)
The St. Bonaventure University softball team will meet Little Three rival Canisius for a mid-week non-conference doubleheader. First pitch for game one is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.
The Bonnies last met the Golden Griffins in the 2018 season at Joyce Field, where St. Bonaventure took both games, winning game one 4-3 in extra innings, and taking the 7-2 victory in game two. Alexandra Deal went 7-for-8 in the doubleheader and Grace Perechinsky drove in five runs.
In the series against George Washington, the Bonnies tallied 25 hits, including four doubles and two triples. With Deal's two triples against GW, Bonaventure is currently tied for fourth in the Atlantic 10 in triples this season.
Canisius is currently 8-27 on the season and 4-8 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Erin Hufford leads the Golden Griffins at the plate with a batting average of .370 while Brittany Sockwell paces Canisius in RBIs with 22 on the year. In the circle, Emily Nicosia has been strong for the Golden Griffins with an ERA of 3.75 and 42 strikeouts in 87.2 innings of work. Canisius is currently ranked ninth in the MAAC standings.
The Bonnies will return to Joyce Field Wednesday for a single game against the University of Buffalo. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. – please note that the game has been moved up one hour from the originally announced start time of 4:00 p.m.