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Bulldogs head to Georgia for Black and Orange Challenge

Bulldogs head to Georgia for Black and Orange Challenge

Smithfield, R.I. – The Bryant University softball team will head down to Macon, GA to play four games in three days and compete in the Black and Orange Challenge hosted by Mercer.

 The Particulars

Opponent: Georgia St.
Location: Sikes Field (Macon, GA)
Time: 3 p.m. 

Opponents: Game 1 – Presbyterian | Game 2 – Mercer
Location: Sikes Field (Macon, GA)
Time: Game 1 – 10 a.m. | Game 2 – 2:30 p.m.

Opponent: Akron
Location: Sikes Field (Macon, GA)
Time: 9 a.m.

Live Stats: Stat Broadcast

 Series History

  • This is the first time that the Bulldogs will play Presbyterian, Mercer, or Akron.
  • Bryant played one game against Georgia St. in 2016 and lost by a score of 14-9.

 Bulldogs Notes and Notables

  • The Black and Gold were tied with No. 2 Oklahoma in the third inning and held No. 4 Arizona scoreless after the first inning last weekend at the Hillenbrand Invitational.
  • Toni Camarillo (Corona, Calif.) and Tiffany Bell (Egg Harbor City, N.J.) lead the way for the Bulldogs with four hits each.
  • Freshman Aleix Hudson (Lawrenceville, Ga.) has the most RBI's on the team with 3.
  • Gabrielle Ermish (Pottstown, Pa.) has five strikeouts after her weekend in Tucson, AZ.
  • Marianna Politis has the only home run for Bryant.

 Scouting the Field

  • The Panthers ended last year with an 8-46 overall record.
  • Presbyterian concluded the season last year with an 11-40-2 overall record.
  • The host of the tournament Mercer finished last season 2 games under .500 with a 27-29 overall record.