April 2, 2012

Softball: Position - Taylor Pierce, Infield, 5-2, Freshman, Green Bay, Wis./Ashwaubenon

Starting six games this week, Pierce helped the Blugolds to a 4-2 record and a 3-1 conference record as they opened conference play. She led the team with 11 hits in 21 at-bats for a .524 batting average. Three of her hits were doubles and one was a home run while she also finished with six RBI and four runs. Against UW-Stevens Point on Saturday in game one, the Blugolds were down 7-6 in the seventh inning and Pierce managed to hit a three-run, walk-off home run to left field to give the Blugolds the 9-7 victory. For the week, she had a .810 slugging percentage, a .565 on-base percentage and stole six bases while finishing with nine putouts and six assists.