Junior outfielder Sami Feller continued her torrid hitting in helping the Emory softball team to the UAA Championship after a four-game sweep at Brandeis.
Feller posted a team-high hitting mark of .615, pacing the squad with eight hits in 13 at-bats. In addition, she scored a team-high seven runs and tied for the No. 1 mark with six RBIs. She closed out the weekend leading the Eagles in both slugging percentage (.923) and on-base percentage (.643).
Sami hit safely in all four contests, boosting her hitting streak to nine games, and registered RBIs in every outing against the Judges. In the series opener, Feller went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and three ribbies as the Eagles rolled to a five-inning, 12-3 victory. One of Feller's hits was a three-run homer in the top of the fifth, her second round tripper of the season, that staked Emory to an 11-3 cushion. In the second game, Feller chalked up two hits and knocked in what proved to be the GWRBI with a single in the fourth that plated Jenna Wilson in an eventual 6-3 victory. In a come-from-behind 3-2 triumph on Sunday, she hit safely twice, knocked in the team's first run of the game with a two-out single in the first and then later scored the game-winning run in the top of the sixth following a double by Mattie Ryan. She closed out the series with a 1-for-3 effort hitting-wise and scored twice in five-inning 11-3 win.
On the season, Feller leads the team in hitting (.398), slugging percentage (.566) and on-base percentage (.456).