Softball visits Marian on Tuesday

NAC Softball Stats

MEQUON, Wis. - Coming off a weekend in which they went 3-1 in the state of Illinois, the Concordia University Wisconsin will continue and end its six-game road trip on Tuesday when with a doubleheader against Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wis.

The first of the two games is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. at Smith Fields, and live stats will be provided for any fans not making the trip.

CUW (10-10, 5-1 NAC) swept a doubleheader at Concordia University Chicago on Saturday, downing the Cougars by a combined 16-2 score. The Falcons then split a pair of games against Benedictine University on Sunday, coming back after a 6-0 defeat in the first game to win 4-1 in the second matchup.

Senior pitcher Danielle Burke (Burlington, Wis.) was named Northern Athletics Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday, after going 3-0 with three complete games last week, 19 strikeouts and a 0.41 ERA. Burke also ranks fourth in the NAC in strikeouts, fanning 44 batters so far this season.

At the plate, freshman Jessica Liszka (Lindenhurst, Ill.) continues to lead the Falcons with a .394 batting average, 16 RBI, and seven stolen bases.

MU (8-10, 3-1 NAC) also went 3-1 over the weekend, splitting a doubleheader against Dominican University on Saturday before sweeping a two-game set at Alverno College on Sunday. The Sabres are led by junior Emilie Jansen who ranks second in the NAC in both RBI (20) and home runs (3).