NIACC faces Northeast in Boone today

Third baseman Shelby Low gets ready for the pitch during a game against Iowa Central in Oskaloosa earlier this season.
Third baseman Shelby Low gets ready for the pitch during a game against Iowa Central in Oskaloosa earlier this season.

BOONE - The season long road trip continues for the NIACC softball team.

NIACC (13-17 overall, 4-4 in the ICCAC) plays Northeast CC (14-18, 3-7) Wednesday in a league doubleheader on the DMACC campus. The first game is slated to start at 2 p.m.

NIACC, which has played all 30 of its games on the road or at neutral sites, plays at Ellsworth (8-16, 2-6) in a conference twinbill on Thursday. The first game in Iowa Falls is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.

NIACC is coming off a doubleheader sweep of Iowa Central last Saturday in Austin, Minn. The Lady Trojans topped the Tritons 8-7 and 14-9.

New all-time hit queen

Sophomore Morgan Thesing-Ritter is the NIACC softball team's all-time hit leader with 134 career hits. She collected 82 hits in her freshman season and has 52 hits so far in her sophomore        campaign.

Thesing-Ritter passed Tricia Notermann (2015-16), who collected 121 career hits. She is the 11th member of the softball program's 100-hit club.

2018 NIACC leaders

Batting average - Morgan Thesing-Ritter .495; Kayla Till .452; Kaci Sherwood .435.

Hits - Thesing-Ritter 52, Courtney Johannes 42, Sherwood 41.

Home runs - Sherwood 7, Hailee Ausenhus 3, Johannes 3, Thesing-Ritter 3.

Doubles - Johannes 19, Sherwood 13, Alyssa Laxson 11.

RBIs - Johannes 45, Sherwood 37, Thesing-Ritter 29.

Wins - Johannes 8-5.

Strikeouts - Johannes 61.

THE LAST TIME NIACC ....

Scored 20 or more runs in a game: 27 vs. Century College (1st game DH) (3-2-18)

Scored 15 or more runs in a game: 16 vs. Marshalltown CC (2nd game DH) (3-22-18)

Scored 10 or more runs in a game: 14 vs. Iowa Central (2nd game DH) (4-7-18)

Had 20 hits in a game: 20 vs. Southeast CC (2nd game DH) (3-9-18)

Had 15 hits in a game: 15 vs. Iowa Central (2nd game DH) (4-7-18)

Hit 2 home runs in a game: 2 vs. Marshalltown CC (1st game DH) (3-22-18)

Hit 4 home runs in a game: 4 vs. Pratt CC (1st game DH) (3-11-18)

Hit 7 doubles in a game: 7 vs. Southeast CC (2nd game DH) (3-9-18)

Hit 6 doubles in a game: 6 vs. Iowa Lakes (1st game DH) (4-2-18)

Shut out the opponent: vs. Century College, 27-0 (1st game DH) (3-2-18)

THE LAST TIME A LADY TROJAN HAD ...

Hit 2 home runs in a game: 2 - Morgan Thesing-Ritter and Kaci Sherwood vs. Pratt CC (1st game DH) (3-11-18)

Hit 3 doubles in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. Bryant & Stratton (2-25-18)

Had 7 RBIs in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. Southeast CC (1st game DH) (3-9-18)

Had 6 RBIs in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. Iowa Central (2nd game DH) (4-7-18)

Had 5 RBIs in a game: Kaci Sherwood vs. Pratt CC (1st game DH) (3-11-18)

Had 5 hits in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. RCTC (2-24-18)

Had 4 hits in a game: Courtney Johannes vs. Iowa Central (2nd game DH) (4-7-18)

Had 15-game hitting streak: 16, Morgan Thesing-Ritter (Feb, 16 to March 18, 2017)

Shutout: Courtney Johannes vs. Century College (3-2-18) (1st game DH)

Struck out 12 in a game: 13, Courtney Johannes vs. Century (3-2-18) (1st game DH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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