Miami, FL- #19 FGCU (17-4) heads on the road to face FIU (12-9), Wednesday night, from FIU Baseball Stadium. Game will be televised on CUSA.TV.


Hitting (#19 FGCU):

.322/.997 OPS/743 AB/187 R/239 H/45 2B/4 3B/40 HR/172 RBI/.555 SLG%/185 SO/113 BB/.442 OB%

Hitting (FIU):

.275/.781 OPS/726 AB/144 R/200 H/34 2B/6 3B/16 HR/128 RBI/.405 SLG%/202 SO/103 BB/.376 OB%

Pitching (#19 FGCU):

17-4/4.85 ERA/1.59 WHIP/SHO/9 SV/182.0 IP/197 H/124 R (98 ER)/169 K/93 BB/38 2B/2 3B/12 HR/764 AB/.275 BAA

Pitching (FIU-only 20 games listed on fiu stats page):

12-9/6.96 ERA/1.64 WHIP/SHO/5 SV/191.1 IP/219 H/155 R (148 ER)/193 K/94 BB/41 2B/4 3B/32 HR/764 AB/.287 BAA

Players To Watch For (#19 FGCU):

6’3 SR INF Alejandro Figueredo

.424/1.260 OPS/85 AB/27 R/36 H/6 2B/7 HR/25 RBI/.741 SLG%/8 SO/15 BB/.519 OB%

6’0 SO INF Edrick Felix

.391/1.241 OPS/87 AB/26 R/34 H/9 2B/8 HR/20 RBI/.770 SLG%/23 SO/11 BB/.471 OB%

6’3 SR 1B Joe Kinker

.376/1.194 OPS/85 AB/27 R/32 H/8 2B/7 HR/28 RBI/.718 SLG%/28 SO/14 BB/.476 OB%

Players To Watch For (FIU):

6’0 JR INF Dante Girardi

.351/.935 OPS/74 AB/23 R/26 H/4 2B/3B/HR/10 RBI/.473 SLG%/18 SO/16 BB/.462 OB%

6’1 JR 1B Ryne Guida

.338/.952 OPS/80 AB/9 R/27 H/5 2B/3 HR/27 RBI/.513 SLG%/15 SO/10 BB/.439 OB%

6’5 JR INF Adrian Figueroa

.329/.807 OPS/82 AB/10 R/27 H/5 2B/19 RBI/.390 SLG%/18 SO/13 BB/.417 OB%


The Eagles and Golden Panthers face off for the second time this season, Wednesday night from FIU Baseball Stadium. #19 FGCU defeated FIU on 2/28, 14-7, from Swanson Stadium. The Golden Panthers are 9-3 since last facing the Eagles, and had won 8 games in a row, before losing to Miami on 3/15. FIU is led offensively by Dante Girardi, who is batting .351 with 1 home run, and 10 RBI’s. Girardi is currently on an 11 game hitting streak also. Ryne Guida leads the team with 27 RBI’s on the season, and those 27 RBI’s have him ranked 3rd in RBI’s in Conference USA.

#19 FGCU is led offensively by Alejandro Figueredo, who is hitting .424, with 7 home runs, and 25 RBI’s this season. Their leading slugger is Joe Kinker, who has 28 RBI’s on the season, and Edrick Felix leads the team with 9 home runs. Coach Tollett has this team on a different level offensively, and also getting solid starting pitching from his staff. Even without Jason Woodward (injury), the rotation has been solid, and the back end of the bullpen has been dominant, whether it’s Connor O’Hara (2-1, 3.26 ERA, 2 SV) or LJ McDonough (1-0, 0.75 ERA, 5 SV) closing games for the Eagles. We are looking forward to another mid-week clash with FIU.

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