White, Corban advance to first NAIA Softball World Series

May 25, 2017

Rachel White softball

Rachel White

Anchorage’s Rachel White is part of the greatest softball team in Corban University.

The Salem, Oregon, school has won 43 games and qualified for its first NAIA Softball World Series.

White, of South High fame, is a sophomore pitcher.

The right-hander has a 3-2 record with a 3.55 ERA. She ranks third on the team with 23.2 innings in eight games.

In the first round, Corban will face on Friday a 47-win Marian team making its third World Series appearance.

Marian [Ind] leads the NAIA in fielding percentage with a .974 overall mark.

Corban ranks second in the NAIA in doubles per game [2.1] and hits per game [10].

In addition, the Warriors rank sxith with a .347 team batting average.