FGCU/WRIGHT STATE PREVIEW

Jacksonville, AL- FGCU (19-11, 7-2 ASUN) faces Wright State University (13-8, 13-3 HORIZON), for three games in two days, starting with a double header Friday afternoon from Ruby Abbott Field at Jim Case Stadium in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Schedule:

4/16 D 2 PM/5 PM

4/17 1 PM

2021 Pitching Stats Wright State:

13-8/4.47 ERA/1.37 WHIP/CG/SHO/2 SV/173.1 IP/177 H/102 R (86 ER)/211 K/60 BB/26 2B/6 3B/13 HR/675 AB/.262 BAA

2021 Hitting Stats Wright State:

.284/.893 OPS/694 AB/167 R/197 H/40 2B/8 3B/28 HR/149 RBI/.486 SLG%/.407 OB%

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’2 SO OF L/R Brian Ellis

.378/.958 OPS/119 AB/34 R/45 H/5 2B/2 3B/ HR/26 RBI’s/.479 SLG%/.479 OB%

5’10 SR INF R/R Richie Garcia

.348/.943 OPS/115 AB/30 R/40 H/8 2B/3 HR/27 RBI’s/.496 SLG%/.447 OB%

5’11 SR INF/OF R/R Cam Krzeminski

.318/.912 OPS/88 AB/22 R/17 H/7 2B/3B/2 HR/18 RBI’s/.489 SLG%/.423 OB%

Players To Watch For (WSU):

6’1 FR C Sammy Sass

.370/1.108 OPS/46 AB/10 R/17 H/4 2B/3 HR/17 RBI’s/.652 SLG%/.456 OB%

6’2 SO INF Tyler Black

.351/1.195 OPS/74 AB/22 R/26 H/4 2B/3B/7 HR/25 RBI’s/.716 SLG%/.479 OB%

6’5 R-JR 1B Zane Harris

.319/.931 OPS/69 AB/17 R/22 H/5 2B/3B/HR/20 RBI’s/.464 SLG%/.467 OB%

Pitchers To Watch For (WSU):

6’0 R-SR RHP Austin Cline

4-1/1.95 ERA/0.93 WHIP/6 APP/4 GS/32.1 IP/22 H/8 R (7 ER)/49 K/8 BB/2B/HR/118 AB/.186 BAA

6’6 SO RHP Bradley Brehmer

3-2/3.45 ERA/1.21 WHIP/6 GS/31.1 IP/28 H/14 R (12 ER)/39 K/10 BB/5 2B/3B/2 HR/117 AB/.239 BAA

6’0 JR RHP Jake Schrand

2-3/4.36 ERA/1.24 WHIP/6 GS/33.0 IP/35 H/18 R (16 ER)/50 K/6 BB/7 2B/3 HR/133 AB/.263 BAA

Overview:

FGCU has a huge opportunity vs Wright State this weekend. The Raiders are the 30th ranked RPI team in the country, while the Eagles are ranked 50th. This series was put together after the round robin tournament at Stetson University was cancelled. In the round robin tournament, the Eagles would have faced UNF, Jacksonville University, and Stetson University.

The Raiders are led by Head Coach Alex Sogard, who is in his 3rd season leading Wright State. He was previously an assistant at Wright State, before being promoted to head coach. His brother Eric Sogard, currently plays for the Milwaukee Brewers and has played for Oakland, Toronto, and Tampa Bay.

Prediction:

FGCU takes 2 out of 3 games from Wright State.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: