Draftee Watch: By The Numbers

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A statistical look at the 2017 Akron Racers draftees throughout their senior seasons.  Focusing on the week of April 24-30.

Sara Groenewegen, P, Minnesota
Last Game: Played designated player, 1-2, 0 R, 0 RBI, 1 BB in Minnesota’s 12-2 over Purdue on 4/29.
Last Week: Pitching: 3-0, 17.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 34 K
Batting: 5 games, 3-12, 0 R, 3 RBI, 3 BB
This Season: Pitching: 25-2, 165.0 IP, 93 H, 24 BB, 237 K, 0.55 ERA
Batting: .252 batting average, 15 R, 25 RBI, 4 2B, 0 3B, 2 HR

Recap: Groenewegen went 3-0 in the circle for Minnesota who swept Purdue and beat North Dakota State in both games of a double header to advance to 5-0 on the week.  Groenewegen threw a five inning, complete game no-hitter against the Boilermakers on Friday night in an 8-0 win.

Megan Betsa, P, Michigan
Last Game: W, 6.0 IP, CG, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 R, 0 ER, 9 K in Michigan’s 6 inning, 8-0 victory over Indiana on 4/29.
Last Week: 3 appearances, 2 starts, 2-0, 1 save, 14.0 IP, 7 H, 2 BB, 1 R, 1 ER, 19 K
This Season: 21-7, 197.0 IP, 97 H, 75 BB, 353 K, 1.24 ERA

Recap: Betsa appeared in all three games for Michigan against Indiana, earning two complete game victories and a save.  Betsa allowed one run and struck out 19 in 14 innings of work over the weekend.

Chloe Miller, C, Wisconsin
Last Game: 1-2, 0 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB in Wisconsin’s 3-0 win over Illinois on 4/29.
Last Week: 2 games, 2-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR, 3 BB
This Season: .442 batting average, 42 runs, 43 RBI, 15 2B, 2 3B, 9 HR

Recap: Miller contributed to Wisconsin’s split with illinois over the weekend batting .500 with a .714 on-base percentage over two games.  Miller drove in a run in the top of the seventh inning with an RBI single in the Badgers’ 3-0 victory on Saturday.

Megan Geer, OF, Tennessee
Last Game: 2-3, 1 R, 4 RBI, 1 HR in Tennessee’s 5-1 win over Florida on 4/30.
Last Week: 3 games, 2-8, 1 R, 4 RBI, 1 HR, 1 BB
This Season: .325 batting average, 42 runs, 34 RBI, 5 doubles, 0 triples, 6 home runs

Recap: Geer’s fifth inning grand slam helped Tennessee avoid being swept by the top ranked Florida Gators and powered a 5-1 victory on Sunday.  It was Geer’s fourth game winning home run of the season.

Sydni Emanuel, OF, Georgia
Last Game: 0-2, 0 R, 0 RBI in 6-2 loss to South Carolina on 4/30
Last Week: 3 games, 4-9, 2 R, 1 RBI, 0 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR
This Season: .446 avg, 38 R, 33 RBI, 2 2B, 1 3B, 0 HR

Recap: After driving in the first run of the game, Emanuel scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh in Georgia’s 2-1 victory over South Carolina on 4/29.

Nicole Schroeder, UT, Arkansas
Last Game: 1-2, 0 R, 0 RBI in 6-5 loss to Notre Dame on 4/29
Last Week: 4 games, 3-10, 3 R, 3 RBI, 0 2B, 0 3B, 1 HR
This Season: .341 avg, 28 R, 45 RBI, 10 2B, 1 3B, 14 HR

Recap: Schroeder went 2-6 with three runs scored and 3 RBI, and a home run in run-rule shortened victories for Arkansas over Notre Dame and Jackson State as the Razorbacks went 2-2 this week.

Maddy Grimm, INF, Kent State
Last Game: 0-3, 0 R, 0 RBI in 10-0 win in 5 innings over Buffalo in second game of a double header on 4/29.
Last Week: 5 games, 2-14, 4 runs, 1 RBI, 1 HR, 4 BB
This Season: .320 avg, 43 R, 47 RBI, 8 2B, 1 3B, 16 HR

Recap: Grimm scored four runs and extended her school record with her 66th career home run as Kent State went 5-0 in a double header against Youngstown State and a three-game series against the Bulls.

Alexis Silkwood, P, Mississippi State
Last Game: Played designated player, 0-2 batting in 6-3 loss to Auburn on 4/30.
Last Week: Pitching: 1-1, 13.0 IP, 17 H, 8 BB, 8 R, 8 ER, 5 K
Batting: 1 game, 0-2, 0 R, 0 RBI
This Season: Pitching: 14-6, 142.1 IP, 120 H, 42 BB, 98 K, 1.77 ERA
Batting: .250 avg, 2 R, 2 RBI, 3 2B, 0 3B, 0 HR

Recap: Silkwood earned the complete game victory over Arkansas in Mississippi State’s lone win of the week 4-3 on the same night she was drafted by the Racers last Monday.

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