On Campus Notebook: Ansbro making impact at George Mason University
Bekah Ansbro (Central ’16) is putting together another solid season for George Mason University.
The sophomore pitcher has started a team-best 10 games and appeared in 13 games. She has thrown four complete games and has a 2-6 record with a 3.73 ERA.
Ansbro has pitched 56.1 innings and also has two saves. She leads the team with 35 strikeouts.
On March 24, Ansbro went 1.2 innings in relief and picked up a save in a 5-2 victory over the University of Rhode Island. Ansbro struck out four.
On March 13, Ansbro picked up her second victory of the season. She threw a complete game in a 4-1 win over Bethune-Cookman University. She struck out three with no walks.
The Patriots are 10-16 on the season, including 1-2 in the Atlantic 10 Conference.
KEY CAVALIER: Joey Catalani (Warren County ’13) is making his mark on the U.Va.-Wise pitching staff again this season.
Catalani is 2-1 on the season. The 6-foot-3 senior has thrown a team-best 23 innings. He’s made four starts and appeared in six games. He has also struck out a team-high 18.
He picked up his second win of the season on March 24 in a 4-3 victory over Notre Dame College. Catalani went six innings, allowing just seven hits and struck out three.
On March 3, Catalani pitched 4.1 innings and struck out three in a 9-8 win over Virginia State University.
Catalani had a season-high five strikeouts in his first outing of the season, Feb. 2. He went four innings in a 3-0 loss to Saint Augustine’s University.
The Cavaliers are 8-13, including 5-3 in the Mountain East Conference.
SOPHOMORE SURGE: Madison Clark (Sherando ’16) is having a strong sophomore softball season at Hagerstown Community College.
She is batting .448 (26-for-58) this season for the Hawks. She has four doubles, 11 RBIs and a team-best 16 runs scored.
Clark also leads the team with six stolen bases and has only struck out twice in 58 at-bats.
On March 18, Clarke went a combined 7-for-9 in two games against two different teams. In the first game against Jefferson Community College, Clark had three runs scored and two RBIs. In the second game against Corning Community College, Clark had a double, an RBI and two runs scored. The Hawks won both contests.
The Hawks are 9-7 this season, and have won six straight games. Hagerstown Community College is 2-0 in the Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference.