FGCU/BCU RECAP

Daytona Beach, FL- FGCU (6-2) sweeps Bethune Cookman University this weekend (1-6), winning all 3 games with the Wildcats.

Game 1: FGCU 11 BCU 3

W-Jason Woodward (1-1)

6.0 IP, 3 H, ER, 7 K, BB

L-Louis Lipthratt (1-1)

3.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R (3 ER), 5 K, BB

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Brian Ellis 4/6, 2 R, 6 RBI’s

Alejandro Figueredo 2/4, R, RBI

Alejandro Rodriguez 3/4, 2 R, RBI

Outstanding Players (BCU):

Matthew Garcia 2/4, 2 RBI’s

Malik Stephens 1/4

Irvin Escobar 1/2

Game 2: FGCU 16 BCU 2

W-Tyler Shuck (1-0)

6.0 IP, 2 H, 7 K, BB

L-Gabriel White (0-2)

3.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R (ALL ER), 4 K, 3 BB

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Harrison Povey 4/5, 4 R, 2 HR, 7 RBI’s

Ian Farrow 3/5, R, 3 RBI’s

Joe Kinker 2/5, R, HR, 3 RBI’s

Outstanding Players (BCU):

Boris Pena 1/2, R, HR, RBI

Brandyn Gatenby 1/2, R, RBI

Jeremy Garcia 1/2

Game 3: FGCU 8 BCU 2

W-Tyler Tipton (1-0)

3.0 IP, H, R, 2 K

L-Joan Gonzalez (0-2)

5.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R (ALL ER), 6 K, BB

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Ian Farrow 1/4, R, 2 RBI’s

Brian Ellis 2/3, 2 R, RBI

Alejandro Rodriguez 3/5, R, RBI

Outstanding Players (BCU):

Boris Pena 1/4, R, HR, 2 RBI’s

Malik Stephens 2/5

Manny Souffrain 1/4

Overview:

The Eagles are on complete fire offensively, and the pitching has been solid, and FGCU has won their past six games, sweeping Bethune Cookman this wekeend.

In game one, Jason Woodward stepped up and delivered 6 innings allowing one run, while striking out 7 Wildcats. Brian Ellis delivered 6 RBI’s, and FGCU blew this game open courtesy of a 5 run 3rd inning. In game two of the series, Tyler Shuck pitched a gem, going 6 innings, and allowing only 2 hits while striking out 7 Wildcats. The offense was led by Harrison Povey, who hit 2 HR, and drove in 7 RBI’s. The freshman has been hitting the cover off the ball for the Eagles. Joe Kinker also went deep for FGCU in the game as the Eagles routed the Wildcats 16-2. In the final game of the series, Tyler Tipton earned the win in relief, pitching 3 innings, allowing one hit, one run, while striking out 2 Wildcats. Ian Farrow led the charge for the Eagles, driving in 2 RBI’s, as FGCU swept Bethune Cookman.

The Eagles have 86 RBI’s, and are hitting .328 with 10 home runs in 8 games played this season. The pitching staff ERA has dropped to 4.00 which is productive, and FGCU has allowed 49 runs with 32 earned runs, in 8 games played. The fielding has 65 assists, and 24 errors in 8 games played this season.

What’s Next:

FGCU (6-2) faces St Bonaventure (0-4) Wednesday night at home at 6 PM from Swanson Stadium.

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