Setting the Scene
What:
Bucknell (23-19-1, 12-3 PL) at Penn State (7-35, 3-14 Big Ten)
When: Wednesday, April 25 – 5 p.m. (DH)
Where: Beard Field (University Park, Pa.)
Live Stats: GoPSUSports.com
Watch Live: LionVision

About the Bison
• Bucknell is 23-19-1 overall and 12-3 in the Patriot League after winning all three games in a conference series at Colgate this past weekend.
• The Bison are 13-1-1 over their past 15 games. • Tara Baglivo was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week after going 6-for-10 at the plate in the three-game sweep over Colgate. It was the first weekly award of her career. She is batting .371 in 14 league games.
Meghan Kovac currently has a nine-game hitting streak. She is the school’s all-time leader in home runs, doubles, and RBIs.
• Offensively, Bucknell ranks first in the Patriot League in home runs (33), slugging (.435), walks (115), and on-base percentage (.353).
• Sophomore Raeanne Geffert has led a solid Bison pitching staff. She ranks in the top three in the league in ERA (1.88), opposing batting average (.231), innings pitched (156.2), strikeouts (133), and wins (17).
Marisa Alemany is doing her job as a leadoff hitter. The sophomore has reached base in 20 consecutive games.

Scouting Penn State
• Penn State is 7-35 overall and 3-14 in the Big Ten. The Lions have lost seven straight games while playing Michigan State, Saint Francis, and Indiana.
• Tori Dubois is batting .310 with eight doubles and seven home runs.

Series History
• Penn State leads 30-6 in the all-time series. The teams first played in 1986.
• The Lions have won 10 straight games in the series.
• Bucknell’s last win came in 2007.

Up Next
• The Bison will travel to play three games at Boston University on Saturday and Sunday, a series that could determine the Patriot League regular season champion and host for the conference tournament.