- J. Andrew Lockwood -
Senior Editor of The Bear Zone/ Sports Columnist
It was about as one sided as a sporting event can get. On opening day, Mercer (2-0) sent
While the pitching was completely dominating, the Bears seemed to be equally fine tuned on from the plate, knocking in 30 runs on the afternoon. Surprisingly, there were no homeruns, but several players had outstanding days from the plate. While dominating from the circle,
Just about the entire roster saw action between the two contests. There were plenty of new faces to watch as well, including the starts of freshmen Sara Stukes at shortstop and Kristin Marko behind the plate. During the second game, head coach Mike Raynor shook up the lineup with freshmen Emi Sherrill at catcher and Jenny Goodman in centerfield. While the games were convincing, it seems there will continue to be at least an early season battle for the catching duties and time in the outfield with several legitimate athletes that can play in the grass.
After big victories against