STETSON/FGCU PREVIEW

Fort Myers, FL- FGCU (23-14, 8-7 ASUN) faces Stetson University (18-18, 5-10 ASUN) for a three game series, starting Friday night from Swanson Stadium.

Schedule:

Friday: 6:30 PM

Saturday: 2 PM

Sunday: 1 PM

Stats:

Pitching (SU):

18-18/4.44 ERA/1.31 WHIP/CG/3 SHO/4 SV/320.0 IP/313 H/182 R (106 ER)/308 K/106 BB/61 2B/4 3B/23 HR/1234 AB/.254 BAA

Pitching (FGCU):

23-14/4.75 ERA/1.49 WHIP/2 SHO/5 SV/326.0 IP/345 H/222 R (172 ER)/321 K/140 BB/54 2B/5c3B/37 HR/1305 AB/.264 BAA

Hitting (SU):

.260/.717 OPS/1188 AB/192 R/309 H/53 2B/10 3B/16 HR/159 RBI/.362 SLG%/345 SO/145 BB/.355 OB%

Hitting (FGCU):

.268/.902 OPS/1309 AB/324 R/390 H/81 2B/6 3B/52 HR/305 RBI/.488 SLG%/329 SO/191 BB/.414 OB%

Players To Watch For (SU):

5’9 R-SR OF R/R Cameron Hill

.350/.947 WHIP/143 AB/36 R/50 H/7v2B/4 3B/2 HR/20 RBI/.497 SLG%/28 SO/16 BB/.450 OB%

6’0 SO INF B/R Camden Traficante

.304/.821 WHIP/69 AB/14 R/21 H/3 2B/6 RBI/.348 SLG%/21 SO/21 BB/.473 OB%

6’1 R-FR INF R/R Jake Bullard

.287/.761 WHIP/108 AB/14 R/31 H/2 2B/2 3B/19 RBI/.343 SLG%/36 SO/23 BB/.418 OB%

Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’3 JR INF R/R Alejandro Figueredo

.378/1.055 WHIP/148 AB/32 R/56 H/12 2B/3B/6 HR/35 RBI/.595 SLG%/29 SO/22 BB/.460 OB%

6’2 R-JR OF R/R Brian Ellis

.378/1.109 WHIP/143 AB/47 R/54 H/17 2B/4 HR/31 RBI/.580 SLG%/29 SO/29 BB/.529 OB%

5’11 JR INF R/R Alejandro Rodriguez

.348/.896 WHIP/138 AB/28 R/48 H/5 2B/4 HR/38 RBI/.471 SLG%/13 SO/18 BB/.425 OB%

Overview:

The Eagles faced Stetson University to begin ASUN Conference play in mid March, and completed the three game sweep of the Hatters. Stetson has struggled this season in conference play and have a 5-10 record through 15 games. The Hatters have 2 top 25 wins this season over #15 Liberty. Stetson is led offensively by Cameron Hill, who is batting .350 with 2 HR and 20 RBI’s. Head Coach Steve Trimper has led the Hatters for 6 seasons.

FGCU scored 46 runs in the previous three game series vs Stetson, and looks to build off of that stat, this series at home. Alejandro Figueredo boasts a .378 batting average to lead the Eagles in that category, and Joe Kinker leads the team in home runs with 13 round trippers. Freshman sensation Harrison Povey (11), and Sophomore Ian Farrow (10), both have 10+ home runs this season for the Eagles. FGCU has lost back to back ASUN Conference series, and will look to get back on track in ASUN play with a huge series win vs the Hatters.

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