The Fightin’ Quakers will host the Cardinals for two games on Saturday and travel to Westerville for twinbill on Sunday. First pitch is slated for 10 a.m. on Saturday (note time change) and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
The Wilmington College softball pitching staff was flawless on Saturday, allowing just a single run in 14 innings as the Fightin’ Quakers swept Marietta College in an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) doubleheader 1-0 in game one and 6-1 in game two.
arietta and Wilmington are joining sides to help strike out cancer. The two games at Wilmington will be played in honor of Rosie Cook, the mother of Wilmington Assistant Coach Jillia Cook, who is currently battling lung cancer. She will throw out the first pitch of game one. Donations will be collected throughout the OAC on Saturday and sent to Saint Baldricks in Salem, Ohio.
A native of Middletown, Ohio, Layne hit a .563 clip over the week along with an astounding slugging percentage of 1.188. She hit three home runs on the week, two of which came in her first collegiate game, and drove in eight RBIs. Layne played defensively in both the infield and the outfield for the Fightin' Quakers in their season-opening, non-conference series against Otterbein University.