UNF/FGCU PREVIEW

Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (21-12, 7-5 ASUN) faces UNF (13-21, 4-8 ASUN), for a three game series starting Thursday night from Swanson Stadium.

Series Schedule:

Thursday 6:30 PM

Friday 1 PM

Saturday 1 PM

Stats:

Pitching (UNF):

13-21/5.88 ERA/1.54 WHIP/7 SV/294.0 IP/315 H/227 R (192 ER)/277 K/137 BB/58 2B/7 3B/34 HR/1160 AB/.272 BAA

Pitching (FGCU):

21-12/5.02 ERA/1.50 WHIP/2 SHO/4 SV/292.0 IP/311 H/201 R (163 ER)/301 K/128 BB/51 2B/3 3B/35 HR/1168 AB/.266 BAA

Hitting (UNF):

.279/.730 OPS/1179 AB/180 R/329 H/66 2B/5 3B/16 HR/155 RBI/.384 SLG%/279 SO/107 BB/.346 OB%

Hitting (FGCU):

.302/.913 OPS/1183 AB/300 R/357 H/74 2B/5 3B/47 HR/282 RBI/.492 SLG%/302 SO/178 BB/.421 OB%

Players To Watch For (UNF):

6’1 R-SR OF L/R Cade Westbrook

.341/.833 OPS/123 AB/24 R/42 H/9 2B/16 RBI/.415 SLG%/26 SO/14 BB/.418 OB%

6’0 SR INF R/R Isaiah Byers

.328/.833 OPS/122 AB/28 R/40 H/7 2B/2 3B/2 HR/14 RBI/.467 SLG%/34 SO/9 BB/.366 OB%

6’0 GR OF/LHP L/L Brock Edge

.326/.935 OPS/129 AB/28 R/42 H/12 2B/2 3B/3 HR/20 RBI/.519 SLG%/36 SO/16 BB/.416 OB%

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’3 JR INF R/R Alejandro Figueredo

.381/1.069 OPS/134 AB/29 R/51 H/10 2B/3B/6 HR/33 RBI/.604 SLG%/26 SO/21 BB/.465 OB%

6’2 R-JR OF L/R Brian Ellis

.370/1.115 OPS/127 AB/42 R/47 H/15 2B/4 HR/29 RBI/.583 SLG%/26 SO/27 BB/.532 OB%

5’11 JR INF R/R Alejandro Rodriguez

.352/.895 OPS/125 AB/27 R/44 H/5 2B/3 HR/34 RBI/13 SO/16 BB/.431 OB%

Overview:

FGCU looks to win their 4th ASUN Conference series in a row, as they face UNF for a three game series starting Thursday night. UNF is led offensively by Cade Westbrook, who is batting .341 with 16 RBI’s. Head Coach Tim Parenton has led the team since 2017. UNF has one series win in ASUN Conference play on the season, and it came vs Jacksonville University.

Alejandro Figueredo, is batting .381 on the year with 6 HR, and 33 RBI’s, and leads the team in batting average. Joe Kinker, Ian Farrow, and Harrison Povey each have 10 home runs this season. The Eagles offense continues to stay explosive, and FGCU has 282 RBI’s on the season, compared to 155 RBI’s for the Ospreys. It’s a big opportunity for FGCU to get back on track in ASUN Conference play, after a rough weekend last weekend in Lynchburg.

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