facebook-24x24

You are here: HomeNewsSportsLady Stangs Softball Opens Home Season This Weekend

Lady Stangs Softball Opens Home Season This Weekend

WNMU softball has played one of the toughest non conference schedules this season, so getting back into RMAC play, especially at home will be a welcome respite of sorts. Western New Mexico will host Regis University in a pair of doubleheaders this weekend beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday with the second game scheduled for 1:00. The two teams will repeat that schedule on Sunday on the campus of WNMU.

The young Mustang team features a solid mix of returners with new faces, especially in the pitching ranks. A solid defense in the field and a strong set of bats will need to help carry Coach Angela Corliss' team through the early part of the season while freshman pitchers get the feel of college softball.

Among the returners are Kale Gahn, hitting .318 with a team high 3 homers, 8 runs scored and 10 RBIs this season. Stephanie Higgins is hitting .300 with a team high 15 hits so far this season. Mariah McDonald and Aimee Vasquez top a solid defense with Vasquex a perfect 1.000 in fielding percentage this year.

Domi Shone and BreAnna Eaker will handle most of the pitching duties this year after injuries decimated the Lady Stang pitching staff last season forcing Coach Corliss to use utility players on the mound. Shone is a freshman from Gold Canyon AZ where she was highly decorated being named All Region in 2009 and 2011 also being named MVP in 2011. She was also All-Gilbert in 2012.

 Eaker is another true freshman coming to Silver out of Ramona Ca. During her high school career, Eaker was a First Team All-League three times, Second Team another year; Pitcher of the Year, ESPN All-Rise pitcher of the year, All League Pitcher of the Year; County All-CIF First Team and DIF D-4 Second Team. Her teams were runners up in CIF state tournament in 2011 and 2012.

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks for being a Beat reader!

If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Comics are now available. As the editor, I chose my favorites first--B.C. and Wizard of Id. The Beat is seeking sponsors for these comics and for your favorites, too. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for rates. 

Check Out Classifieds.

It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.

Post YOURS for quick results!

Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.

Go to top