YOUNGSTOWN OH- Ursyline softball has been a fixture on the local scene in the last couple years. However, last season their promising season fell just short. It left a hunger and drive in everyone’s stomach that is involved in the program. That’s including senior Paige Ogden who comes into her final season with the Irish looking to win some hardware.
Paige is the definition of a pitcher who can take. Her pitches have dangerous movement. The spin rate for her balls have to be off the charts. The way her pitches fall off the table really leaves the opposing hitters baffled. Then when she steps to the plate, her bat is one of the most feared not just in division 3, but in the whole area. She had a stretch this season where she hit 5 home runs in 2 days. Three of those came in one game.
Ogden leads the team in batting average with a .500 clip. She has hit 9 home runs on the year with 31 RBI. She Carrie’s an eye popping OPS of 1.613. In the circle she leads the team in innings pitched with 71.2. She has an ERA of 1.86. She has struck out 122 batters while only walking 22.
Ogden will continue her softball career at the next level at Mount Vernon. She has all the confidence in the world in being able to succeed at the next level.
Ogden was able to catch up with Anthony Hartwig this week to talk about her senior season and the experience with the Irish. They also talk about her competitive drive, how hungry the team is to win, and much more. Catch some luck with the latest Ursuline softball player profile.