Softball ready for busy week

MEQUON, Wis. - Concordia University Wisconsin is ready for its busiest week of the season with three-consecutive doubleheaders and four total in the next five days. The Falcons will play three Northern Athletics Conference doubleheaders with the hope of capturing first place in the standings.

Schedule for the week:
Wednesday vs. Madison College (formerly MATC), 4 p.m.
Thursday vs. Aurora University, 3 p.m.
Saturday vs. Alverno College, 12 p.m.

Multimedia coverage:
Saturday's doubleheader will feature Matt Menzl's live audio broadcast and live statistics. Also, visit Twitter for updates throughout the week.

NAC team statistics (top 5):
CUW is one of the hottest teams in the NAC at the plate, as they rank first in doubles (44), first in walks (79), second in home runs (12), second in RBI (127), second in runs (177), third in hits (210), third in slugging percentage (.398) and third in ERA (2.96).

NAC individual statistics (top 5):
Jessica Liszka is first in hits (41), tied for first in doubles (11), and second in at-bats (102).
Cara Landherr is third in home runs (5).
Holly Zinnecker is second in walks (15).
Jamie Schuh is tied for fourth in wins (8) and fourth in strikeouts (67).
Danielle Burke is fourth in strikeouts per game (5.44).

NCAA top-100 statistical rankings (as of April 8):
Holly Zinnecker ranks 12th in sacrifice hits per game (0.42).
Jessica Liszka ranks 29th in doubles per game (0.46).