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(RV) Baseball at Illinois College Preview

Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—After earning a split against (RV) Spalding on Saturday, the (RV) Fontbonne University baseball team returns to the diamond on Wednesday for a non-conference outing against Illinois College. First-pitch at 3 p.m.

(RV) Fontbonne (14-3) at Illinois College (7-7)

When: March 27th, 2019

Where: Jacksonville, Ill.

Time: 3 p.m.

Live Video: HERE

Live Stats: HERE

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The Griffins went 1-1 against (RV) Spalding this past Saturday after falling in game one, but bouncing back with an 8-7 win in game two.
  • In game two, Michael Puckett, Jr., led the offense going 2-for-3 with a run scored, totaling five RBI and belting his first homer on the year.
  • On the year, the offense has a .304 average as a squad.
  • Individually, Jonathan Hoevelmann leads the offense with his .438 average, totaling 32 hits, 24 runs scored, and 23 stolen bases.
  • Braeden Dobbs leads the team in the RBI department with 20, to go along with his .383 clip.
  • Gus Purschke owns a .359 average, 23 hits and 20 runs scored, while Jackson Penrod is tied for third with 17 RBI and is hitting .333 thus far.
  • Lance Chapman, meanwhile, has posted a team-high three homers and is hitting .306.
  • On the bump, the staff has a 3.08 ERA in 143.0 innings pitched.
  • Luke Summers is 5-1 with a .063 ERA in 43.0 innings pitched and has sat down 63 batters. He's just 16 strikeouts away from becoming the all-time leader ta Fontbonne.
  • Alex Phillips improved to 4-0 with his win over Spalding and has walked just four batters in his 31.2 innings of work. Out of the pen, Mike Jacobson earned his second save, totaling 21 strikeouts and a 2.29 ERA in his 19.2 innings pitched.

 

A Look At The Illinois College Blueboys

  • The Blueboys swept past Northland College last Saturday as they took game one 6-5 and game two 8-4.
  • On the year, they're batting .305 as a team.
  • Joe Paparelli leads the offense with a .404 average and 13 walks.
  • Bailey Reed is hitting .375, totaling 18 hits, 13 runs scored, two homers and 11 RBI.
  • The pitching staff has had its struggles with a 6.67 ERA.
  • Starter Brian Kindt is 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA, while Dentler Loschen leads the team in wins (two) and has compiled a 4.09 ERA.

 

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