Article Posted -- April 26, 2013
4/26/13 – The 7th seeded SCCC Skylanders softball team are set to play 2nd seeded Gloucester County College this Saturday, 4/27, in a first round match up. Sussex clinched their playoff berth when they swept Union County College on 4/18 to bring their region record to 12-12.
The Skylanders are led by Sophomore first basemen Jordan Ray, who was voted this past week’s NJCAA Player of the Week. Ray ranked in the top 25 in the nation for batting average, home runs, doubles, and put outs.
Stephanie Nardone, freshman, has also aided Sussex to qualify for the playoffs. Boasting a record of 6-1, Nardone has struck out 54 batters in 57 innings yielding 6.63 strikeouts per game. Nardone also has a batting average of .405 with 7 RBIs and an on base percentage of .450.
The first game of the 3 game series is Saturday, 4/27, at 12:00 PM at Gloucester. A double header is scheduled for Saturday, and if the games a split, the third will be played on Sunday, 4/28, at 12:00 PM.