The Cavaliers (4-0) play Fordham (0-0) twice, so they will most likely meet the Rams' star senior pitcher Jen Mineau, a Second-Team Pre-Season All-American pick by ESPN.com. Last year, Mineau was named a First-Team Pre-Season All-American and lived up to that projection with two no-hitters, including a perfect game, while setting the school record for strikeouts and wins.
The Cavaliers also face Louisville (5-0), Hofstra (0-0) and UNC Greensboro (0-5) during the tournament. Hofstra's standout junior pitcher Olivia Galati joins Mineau on the 2012 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year top-50 watch list. Galati has been Hofstra's ace since