FULLERTON, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton will host eight of the tournament games this year at Anderson Family Field, playing in five of them. Long Beach will host the remaining 11 games.
The Titans will play some talented teams this weekend starting with the 12-7 San Jose Spartans on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. follow by a game on Friday against Boston University at 6:00 p.m. Saturday will be a double-header starting with No. 16/19 Ohio State at 12:30 p.m. and Seattle following right after at 3:00 p.m. Fullerton will close out the weekend with a rematch against the Aztecs of San Diego State at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.
Fullerton is currently riding a 3-game winning streak after beating Fresno State 11-3 in five innings on Saturday and closed out the Judi Garman Classic with an 8-7 walkoff win over Michigan State. They had a rematch against the Spartans on Tuesday and took care of business cruising to a 7-1 victory.
Overall, the team sports a 9-9 record hitting .286, slugging .381, and having a .383 on base percentage. In the circle, they have a 4.40 ERA allowing opponents to hit for a .321 average.
Individually, senior Brooke Clemetson has been phenomenal in the leadoff spot hitting .360 to go along with a .484 OBP. Her 17 runs scored and 15 stolen bases leads the team by far and she currently ranks second on the team with 18 hits and 12 walks. Freshman Deshea Hill has also been a standout for Fullerton leading the team with a .365 average and 19 hits. Her .442 SLG% ranks second on the team and she just hit the first dinger of her career on Tuesday.
Ari Williams and Zoe Richard have been the other two standouts on the Fullerton offense. Williams is currently hitting .347 with an on-base percentage of .421. Richard is the only other regular above .300 sitting at .313 thanks to hitting over .500 in the past four games. Williams and Richard are tied for the team lead with 11 RBI each.
In the circle, Taylor Dockins has been the go-to arm leading the team in appearances (9), starts (7), wins (5), complete games (4), innings (43.1), strikeouts (18), and ERA (2.75). Sophie Frost has established herself as a clear number two in the rotation after throwing CG's in back-to-back starts only allowing one run in those 14 innings. Senior Kenzie Grimes has been a bright spot coming out of the pen as well. In her five relief appearances, she has recorded two saves and only allowed two earned runs.
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