Deland, FL- #2 seed FGCU (39-17, 1-0 ASUN Tournament) faces #1 seed Lipscomb University (33-23, 0-1 ASUN Tournament), Thursday morning at 10 AM, from Melching Field at Conrad Park, in Pool A, Game 2, of the ASUN Conference tournament.
.322/1.023 OPS/1973 AB/537 R/636 H/123 2B/9 3B/129 HR/510 RBI/.590 SLG%/469 SO/294 BB/.433 OB%
.256/.843 OPS/1839 AB/377 R/470 H/86 2B/5 3B/97 HR/348 RBI/.466 SLG%/508 SO/304 BB/.377 OB%
39-17/5.92 ERA/1.75 WHIP/2 SHO/13 SV/474.2 IP/559 H/368 R (312 ER)/459 K/271 BB/100 2B/9 3B/66 HR/1922 AB/.291 BAA
33-23/5.12 ERA/1.34 WHIP/4 CG/2 SHO/8 SV/487.1 IP/439 H/310 R (277 ER)/508 K/212 BB/90 2B/4 3B/68 HR/1862 AB/.236 BAA
3 Players To Watch For (FGCU):
6’0 SO INF Edrick Felix
.374/1.240 OPS/227 AB/65 R/85 H/22 2B/3B/23 HR/74 RBI/.784 SLG%/52 SO/29 BB/.456 OB%
6’3 SR 1B Joe Kinker
.371/1.159 OPS/221 AB/68 R/82 H/16 2B/18 HR/75 RBI/.688 SLG%/66 SO/42 BB/.471 OB%
6’3 SR INF Alejandro Figueredo
.351/1.115 OPS/225 AB/66 R/79 H/10 2B/20 HR/63 RBI/.662 SLG%/40 SO/38 BB/.453 OB%
3 Players To Watch For (LU):
6’3 SO INF Trace Willhoite
.308/1.074 OPS/195 AB/49 R/60 H/16 2B/16 HR/63 RBI/.636 SLG%/62 SO/42 BB/.438 OB%
5’11 R-SO C Austin Kelly
.295/1.004 OPS/190 AB/39 R/56 H/5 2B/2 3B/20 HR/57 RBI/.658 SLG%/33 SO/12 BB/.346 OB%
6’0 SO INF Mason Lundgrin
.284/.794 OPS/204 AB/41 R/58 H/10 2B/3B/3 HR/29 RBI/.387 SLG%/50 SO/40 BB/.407 OB%
FGCU and Lipscomb face off for the first time this season in game two of ASUN Conference pool play. Lipscomb was the regular season champion with a 23-7 record in ASUN play. The Bison are led offensively by Trace Willhoite in batting average (.308), and RBI’s (63). Austin Kelly leads the team in home runs with 20 long balls. The Bisons’ best pitchers are Logan Van Treeck (7-4, 3.39 ERA, 97 K), and Braydon Tucker (6-0. 3.47 ERA, 82 K). Lipscomb is led by Head Coach Jeff Forehand, who is in his 17th season leading the Bison. Lipscomb fell 12-11 in their first game of ASUN Conference pool play to Liberty University, Tuesday morning.
The Eagles head into this game, after defeating Jacksonville University, 7-0, Tuesday afternoon in ASUN Conference pool play. FGCU is led offensively by Edrick Felix in batting average (.374), and home runs (23), and Joe Kinker leads FGCU with 75 RBI’s. FGCU has a huge opportunity with a win, to control their destiny, heading into Friday afternoon’s game vs #3 seed Liberty.
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