Boca Raton, FL- #15 FGCU (23-5) faces FAU (18-11), Tuesday night at 6:30 PM from FAU Baseball Stadium.
Hitting (#15 FGCU):
.327/1.042 WHIP/986 AB/286 R/322 H/62 2B/4 3B/64 HR/269 RBI/.592 SLG%/236 SO/158 BB/.450 OB%
.287/.862 WHIP/958 AB/211 R/275 H/51 2B/5 3B/35 HR/190 RBI/.462 SLG%/215 SO/148 BB/.400 OB%
Pitching (#15 FGCU):
23-5/4.91 ERA/1.61 WHIP/SHO/9 SV/239.0 IP/258 H/161 R (131 ER)/223 K/127 BB/50 2B/4 3B/21 HR/944 AB/.273 BAA
18-11/4.75 ERA/1.50 WHIP/6 SV/250.1 IP/268 H/167 R (132 ER)/236 K/107 BB/58 2B/3 3B/29 HR/992 AB/.270 BAA
Players To Watch For (#15 FGCU):
6’3 SR INF Alejandro Figueredo
.400/1.202 OPS/115 AB/38 R/46 H/6 2B/10 HR/34 RBI/.713 SLG%/14 SO/19 BB/.489 OB%
6’0 SO INF Edrick Felix
.387/1.280 OPS/111 AB/36 R/43 H/13 2B/11 HR/38 RBI/.802 SLG%/28 SO/16 BB/.478 OB%
6’3 SR 1B Joe Kinker
.360/1.162 OPS/114 AB/40 R/41 H/9 2B/10 HR/38 RBI/.702 SLG%/35 SO/19 BB/.460 OB%
Players To Watch For (FAU):
6’3 JR INF/OF Nolan Schanuel
.458/1.489 OPS/96 AB/36 R/44 H/7 2B/2 3B/10 HR/34 RBI/.885 SLG%/11 SO/30 BB/.604 OB%
6’0 JR INF Dylan Goldstein
.355/1.025 OPS/110 AB/27 R/39 H/8 2B/3B/4 HR/28 RBI/.555 SLG%/21 SO/17 BB/.470 OB%
6’2 SR INF Jackson Ross
.345/1.028 OPS/113 AB/21 R/39 H/9 2B/7 HR/33 RBI/.611 SLG%/11 SO/15 BB/.417 OB%
#15 FGCU and FAU square off for the first time this season Tuesday night from FAU Baseball Stadium. The Owls are members of Conference USA, and are led by Head Coach John McCormack, who is in his 15th year with thw program. Nolan Schanuel was picked to win C-USA Preseason Player of the Year, and also named to the Preseason All-Conference Team. GR SP Hunter Cooley was also named to the Preseason All-Conference Team, and he is 3-4, with a 4.57 ERA, and 38 strikeouts this season. The Owls were picked to finish in 3rd place in the conference. FAU has a top 25 win over Miami, who was ranked 22nd when the two teams faced off on 2/28. Nolan Schanuel leads the team offensively, hitting .458 with 10 home runs, and 34 RBI’s.
#15 FGCU are winners of their past seven series, and took two of three games this past weekend vs Jacksonville University. The Eagles are led offensively by Alejandro Figueredo, who is batting .400 with 10 HR, and 34 RBI’s this season. Edrick Felix (11 HR, and 38 RBI’s) and Joe Kinker (10 HR, 38 RBI’s) have also provided pop all season for the Eagles, so it will be interesting seeing the X’s and O’s from Coach McCormack when it comes to certain pitching matchups throughout the mid week matchup. It should be another good one from FAU Baseball Stadium Tuesday night.
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