Following a 16-game stretch in Arizona, the Central College softball team resumes play today in the St. Louis area. The No. 8 Dutch boast statistics that back up their national ranking, sitting at seventh in Division III in team batting average (.384) and ninth in both stolen bases per game (3.64) and double players per game (0.63), among other categories.
Sophomore shortstop Annie Sarcone is also one of Division III’s best hitters, ranking third in slugging percentage (.979) and 15th in batting average (.489). Today and tomorrow the Central softball team is playing in the St. Louis Invitational. After this weekend, the Dutch open Iowa Conference play against No. 3-ranked Luther on March 31st.