Knoop led Central Michigan at the plate this weekend at the USF Tournament, hitting .467 over the last five games. She had four RBIs at the tournament, including a walk-off single on Saturday, March 2, to defeat Loyola Chicago, 3-2. Knoop was 2-3 at the plate against the Ramblers, with one walk. She had a team-high seven hits over the weekend, including a double against Providence on March 1. She is batting .364 this season, and has twelve hits and seven RBIs.
Kristen Kuhlman led the Chippewas to a 4-1 record over the weekend, making three appearances at the USF Tournament. She went 2-0 with a save over the weekend. Kuhlman gave up only one run this weekend and struck out five batters in 8.1 innings of work. Her ERA for the weekend was 1.08, and surrendered three hits. Kuhlman has a team-best 2.57 ERA on the season, and has given up 11 hits in five appearances. In 14.0 innings, she has struck out seven batters and given up four earned runs.