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North Carolina A&T (13-27) vs. Appalachian State (26-20)
April 27

Time): 5 p.m.

Facility: Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium

Place: Boone, North Carolina

A&T Batting Leaders
Batting Average:
Dezianna Patmon (.359)

Home runs: Icess Tresvik (ten)

Double: Jailyn Tineo (6)

Triplets: Kendall Macauley (5)

RBI: Icess Tresvik (30)

Hit percentage: Icess Tresvik (.6739)

Base percentage: Dezianna Patmon (.478)

A&T Pitch Leaders
Mariah Headen (3.64)

Barred: Icess Tresvik (52)

Innings pitched: Joey Barkimer (70.0)

Checked in : n / A

A&T Big South Leaders (Top-25)
Batting average:
Dezianna Patmon (.359) – 8th; Icess Tresvik (.333) – 17th; Kendall Macauley (.327) – 21st

Home runs: Icess Tresvik (10) – 4th; Dezianna Patmon (5) – 12th

Triplets: Kendall Macauley (4) – 1st; Jazzmaine Hammond (2) – 4th; Jailyn Tineo (1) – 16th

RBI: Icess Tresvik (30) – 7th; Dezianna Patmon (21) – 21st; Jailyn Tineo (20) – 25th

Hit percentage: Icess Tresvik (.639) – 4th; Dezianna Patmon (.565) – 9th; Kendall Macauley (.500) – 21st

Base percentage: Dezianna Patmon (.478) – 2nd

TIME: Mariah Headen (3.64) – 17th; Joey Barkimer (4.10) – 21st

Barred: Joey Barkimer (40) – 18th; S’Nyiah Stinson (33) – 23rd

Innings pitched: Joey Barkimer (70.0) – 16th; S’Nyiah Stinson (51.2) – 25th

National A&T Leaders (Top-100)
Base percentage:
Dezianna Patmon (.478) – 93rd

Triplets: Kendall Macauley (5) – 14th

PROBABLE STARTER: HPR Mariah Headen (2-5, IP 40.1, 51H, 32R, 18K)

HEAT: First-year student Mariah Headen sports a 2.07 ERA with a 2-2 record allowing seven earned runs in his last 23.2 innings pitched with 11 strikeouts.

WHO IS ON FIRE: First-year student Icess Tresvik hitting .333 (10 for 30) in his last 12 games with three runs scored, two home runs and five RBIs. Tresvik went 2 for 5 with a run scored and an RBI in Saturday’s doubleheader.

AGGIE OVERVIEW: The Aggies traveled to Hampton last time out and lost the Big South Conference series, 2-1. The Aggies won the series finale 6-3 to generate their first conference road win of the season. Second year Kendall Macauley led the Aggies in going 4 for 10 against the Pirates with three runs scored and a triple. First-year student Dezianna Patmon and graduated Jazzmaine Hammond the beaten bot went 3 for 9.

Hammond added a run, an inside-the-park homer and two RBIs. Patmon scored once, doubled and recorded two RBIs.

Junior Kayla Douglas led the Aggies with a 1.91 ERA, giving up three earned runs in 11.0 innings pitched with seven strikeouts. Headen went 1-0 with a 2.00 ERA allowing two runs in seven innings pitched with three strikeouts.

ALPINIERS OVERVIEW: Appalachian State is coming off a two-of-three loss to Louisiana after losing the last two games of the series. App State is 0-2 against Big South opponents, with losses to Presbyterian (8-0) and USC Upstate (9-6).

Kayt Houston leads the team with a .395 batting average, 60 hits, 10 doubles, 13 home runs and 40 RBIs. Mary Pierce Barnes has a .315 batting average with 31 RBIs. Delani Buckner is 12-8 and has a 2.92 ERA with a team-high 101 strikeouts.

News and Notes:

  • Today’s game will serve as a catch-up game after both teams did not play on April 26 due to forecast bad weather.
  • The Aggies also have a make-up game against Charleston Southern on May 4 with a doubleheader at noon. The teams were scheduled to play a three-game series on April 22-23.
  • The Aggies haven’t played a game since April 16.
  • Tresvik received the first Big South Conference pitcher of the week in program history and is the third Aggie to receive a weekly honor this season, joining Patmon (2/22) and Jailyn Tineo (2/28). They each received Freshman of the Week honors.
  • Patmon reached base safely in six straight games, the team’s longest current streak. She reached base safely in 10 straight games, which is the Aggies’ longest of the season.
  • Hammond and Patmon are on three-game hitting streaks.
  • Tresvik’s 10 home runs are the most since 2012, when Sabrina Edmonds hit 11. His 29 RBIs are the highest since 2016, when Zadaisha Waddell drove in 35.
  • The Aggies have hit 26 homers this season, the most since 2013, when A&T hit 27 after hitting 28 in 2012.

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