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Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca
Photo credit: Anthony LaRocca

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—The Fontbonne University baseball team returns home for an under the lights doubleheader against Principia. First-pitch at 7 p.m.

Principia (5-10; 2-4 SLIAC) at Fontbonne (16-7; 3-4 SLIAC)

When: April 9th, 2019

Where: Shaw Park

Time: 7 & 9 p.m.

Game 1 Live Stats: HERE

Game 2 Live Stats: HERE

 

A Look At The Griffins

  • The team is coming off a weekend series win against Eureka. The Griffins took game one 5-0 but fell 11-5 in the nightcap. On Sunday, the team pulled away for the 14-7 win.
  • In the series, the Griffins batted .265 and were led by Tyler Grimes' .571 average. Matt Tossick ended with a .400 clip, while Jonathan Hoevelmann batted .308, to go along with his grand slam in game three and seven RBI.
  • In game two against the Red Devils, Hoevelmann became the single-season leader at Fontbonne in stolen bases with 26.
  • On the rubber, the staff finished with a 6.38 ERA. Luke Summers picked up his sixth win on the year after striking out 11 in the game one shutout win.
  • His win over the Red Devils tied the all-time record at Fontbonne with 17 and his 11-strikeout performance put him at 202 in his three seasons which is tops all-time.

 

A Look At The Principia Panthers

  • The Panthers dropped his weekend series against Greenville as they fell by the scores of 14-3, 13-4, and 9-2.
  • On the year, they're batting .234 as a team and they're led by Stephen Strong's .373 average and 19 hits.
  • Jack Adler owns a .263 clip but does lead them with four homers and 13 RBI.
  • On the mound, the pitching staff has a 6.67 ERA.
  • Starter Aleq McMullin is 2-4 on the year with a team-high 34 strikeouts and a 2.94 ERA.
  • Out of the pen, Chris Stamos is 1-1 in 20.0 innings pitched, totaling 33 strikeouts and a 2.70 ERA.

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