Winning Spring Break: Bulldog Softball Edition


  • 1- The number of shutouts Bulldog pitchers threw during the College Spring Games in Clermont, Florida over spring break. The Bulldogs were also shut out once in a 0-2 loss against Pace University. Pitcher Sam Hartmann threw for six innings striking out 11 along the way.
  • 7- The number of games won by the Bulldogs in the 10 games played in Clermont, Florida. Seven was also the number of teams the Bulldogs faced that came from around the Northeast part of the U.S.
  • 8- The number of home runs that came off the bats of the Bulldogs. Three of those came during the second game against the University of Bridgeport Purple Knights in the Bulldogs 8-0 shutout win. Senior infielder Jordan Rice, junior outfielder Ashley Schilling, and freshman utility player Alexia Klaas each hit one during that game.
  • 61- The total number of strikeouts combined by the Bulldog pitchers. That’s an average of 6.1 strikeouts a game. 11 of those can from Sam Hartmann in the seventh game of the week against Pace University, where the Bulldogs fell in their lone shutout defeat.
  • 64- The number of runs scored by the Bulldogs offense in 10 games. The team outscored their opponents 64-40.
  • 77- The average temperature down in Clermont, Florida from March 15-21, which was 41 degrees higher than the 36 degrees recorded in Duluth.
  • 97- The total amount of hits collected by the Bulldogs at the plate. 20 of those came in a single game against Southern Connecticut State University, where they won by a score of 15-8.
  • 6- The number of home games the Bulldogs will play within the next week. The home stand will consist of six games against St. Cloud State, Minnesota State University, and Concordia-St. Paul University. They will play each team

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