Written By: Lauren Vandenbroek
Kaylyn Castillo, #27, C
Kaylyn Castillo appeared in all four games of this past weekend’s series. During Thursday night’s rescheduled game (Game One, Saturday), she hit a double off one of Monica Abbott’s pitches and earned one run.
During Saturday’s second game Castillo earned one run off one hit. On Sunday, Castillo didn’t do as well, as she had two strikeouts with zero runs and zero hits for two games, making her batting average .180.
Alicia Herron, #48, SS
Alicia Herron appeared in all four games of this past weekend’s series. On Saturday night’s scheduled game she hit a two run home run. Herron struck again in Sunday’s scheduled game with a solo home run. Overall Herron scored three runs on two hits this past weekend making her batting average .125.
Jessica Garcia, #18, C
Jessica Garcia appeared three times this past weekend series. Garcia scored one run during Sunday’s scheduled game.
Jen Mineau, #7, P
Jen Mineau appeared in Sunday’s schedule game and pitched for 3.0 innings. Mineau allowed one hit on no runs and walked three leaving her ERA at 4.73.
Erin Arevalo, #25, P
Erin Arevalo (1-4) appeared in two games of this past weekend series. Arevalo pitched 0.1 innings for the Racers during Saturday’s second game of the doubleheader. She allowed three runs on two hits.
During Sunday’s scheduled game, Arevalo pitched all seven innings allowing eight runs on nine hits with six strikeouts earning a loss and leaving her ERA at 5.63.
Hillary Bach, #9, P
Hillary Bach (5-7) pitched all of Thursday night’s rescheduled game for the Racers. She had one strikeout, two walks and seven runs on 15 hits.
Bach also appeared in Friday’s rescheduled game (Sunday Game One), coming in for Kristina Thorson. Bach pitched 1.1 innings giving up two earned runs on five hits and six unearned runs, leaving her ERA at 4.26.
Jamia Reid, #15, RF
Jamia Reid did not appear in this past weekend series.
For more information about the Akron Racers visit www.akronracers.org or call 330-376-8188.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 11th season of play in 2012. www.akronracers.org
About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002. www.profastpitch.com
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