Busy Weekend of Baseball, Football on Tap
First pitch on Friday (April 11) is set for 7 p.m. at J.I. Clements Stadium. Saturday’s baseball game start time is set for 6 p.m. with a 1:30 p.m. start on Sunday afternoon. Fans can listen to every
The Eagles (17-14 overall, 4-5 SoCon) are looking to end a five-game Southern Conference losing streak Friday night. The Eagles bring a .345 team batting average, .968 fielding percentage and 7.12 ERA into the series versus
Junior Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) has paced the offense all season long in nearly every offensive category. The Eagles’ right fielder owns a .475 batting average with 45 runs scored, 11 doubles, 12 home runs, 46 RBI, 30 walks and is also 11-of-11 in stolen bases. Shehan ranks among the nation’s Top 11’ in seven different categories. In the win over
Ty Wright (Montrose/West Laurens) continues to jump start the offense from the leadoff spot, as three of his eight home runs this year have started off a game. Wright owns a .387 batting average with 30 runs scored, 19 walks and a .526 on-base percentage.
Junior Blake Nation (Brooks/Starr’s Mill) earned his fifth save of the year versus JU. In 14 relief appearances he owns a 1-2 record and 3.18 ERA with 19 strikeouts in 22.2 innings. Aaron Eubanks (Moultrie/Colquitt County) improved to a team-best 4-1 after picking up the win against
Juniors Drew Murray (LaGrange/LaGrange) and Kyle Kamppi (Savannah/Benedictine Military) along with redshirt-freshman Andy Moye (Alpharetta/Alpharetta) are scheduled to start against the Mountaineers.
Matt Andress and Aubrey Edens are scheduled to start the first two games of the series, respectively, with Sunday’s starter still undecided. Andress owns a 4-2 record and 5.65 ERA in 43 innings.
Jason Altenhof leads the hitting attack at a .385 clip with 37 runs scored and 19 RBI. Jason Rook (.372) and David Rubinstein (.362) are close behind in batting average. Isaac Harrow has driven in a team-leading 33 runs.
Saturday morning continues the activities as
Prior to baseball’s 6 p.m. first pitch later that day, there will be a free tailgate for all fans at J.I. Clements Stadium sponsored by Southern Boosters. Sunday’s 1:30 p.m. baseball finale will conclude the exciting weekend of events.
- Category: Baseball
- Published on Thursday, 10 April 2008 00:27