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.

Season Stats:

Hitting (FGCU):

.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%

Hitting (LU):

.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%

Pitching (FGCU):

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

Pitching (LU):

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.


Deland, FL- #2 FGCU (39-17) defeated #4 Jacksonville University (33-23), 7-0, Tuesday afternoon from Melching Field at Conrad Park, in game one of Pool A, in the ASUN Conference tournament.

W-LJ McDonough (6-2)

6.0 IP, 3 H, 3 K, 5 BB

L-Blake Barquin (3-4)

6.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R (ALL ER), 5 K, 4 BB

S-Nick Love (4)

3.0 IP, 2 H, 3 K

Outstanding Players (JU):

Kris Armstrong 1/3

Tommy Joseph 1/3

Outstanding Players (FGCU):

Stephen Wilmer 1/4, R, HR, 2 RBI’s

Joe Kinker 1/4, R, HR, 2 RBI’s

Trevor Kole 2/4, 2 R, HR, RBI


FGCU flexed their muscles, hitting four home runs, as Joe Kinker, Stephen Wilmer, Trevor Kole, and Alejandro Figueredo went deep in the game, to pace FGCU to a 7-0 victory, in the first game of ASUN Tournament play. LJ McDonough (6-2) pitched masterfully, lasting 6 innings, allowing 0 runs, 3 hits, while striking out 3 Dolphins. Nick Love earned his 4th save of the season, pitching 3 innings, and allowing only 2 hits, while striking out 3. Jacksonville University starter Blake Barquin (3-4) took the loss, allowing 4 earned runs in 6 innings pitched. Wilmer and Kinker led the Eagles with a game high 2 RBI’s each. This game was the perfect way to start tournament play, and we hope the Eagles keep this going headed into game two of Pool A play.

What’s Next:

#2 seed FGCU (39-17, 1-0 ASUN TOURNAMENT) faces top seed Lipscomb University (33-23, 0-1 ASUN Tournament), Thursday morning at 10:00 AM, from Melching Field at Conrad Park in Deland. Lipscomb fell to #2 seed Liberty University, 12-11, in Pool A, Game #1, Tuesday morning.


Deland, FL- #2 seed FGCU (38-17) faces #4 seed Jacksonville University (33-22), Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 PM, from Melching Field at Conrad Park.

Regular Season Stats:

Hitting (JU):

.260/.782 OPS/1838 AB/345 R/477 H/76 2B/16 3B/56 HR/307 RBI/.410 SLG%/460 SO/294 BB/.372 OB%

Hitting (FGCU):

.323/1.021 OPS/1943 AB/530 R/627 H/120 2B/9 3B/125 HR/503 RBI/.587 SLG%/461 SO/289 BB/.434 OB%

Pitching (JU):

33-22/5.50 ERA/1.50 WHIP/2 CG/18 SV/487.1 IP/506 H/349 R (298 ER)/484 SO/254 ER/113 2B/7 3B/49 HR/1887 AB/.268 BAA

Pitching (FGCU):

38-17/6.03 ERA/1.76 WHIP/SHO/12 SV/465.2 IP/554 H/368 R (312 ER)/453 SO/312 ER/100 2B/9 3B/66 HR/1894 AB/.293 BAA

3 Players To Watch For (JU):

6’1 JR INF Blake DeLamielleure

.306/.935 OPS/180 AB/37 R/55 H/14 2B/4 3B/6 HR/32 RBI/.528 SLG%/42 SO/28 BB/.407 OB%

6’4 GR INF Kris Armstrong

.301/1.106 OPS/209 AB/47 R/63 H/12 2B/3B/22 HR/65 RBI/.684 SLG%/66 SO/43 BB/.422 OB%

6’0 FR INF Justin Nadeau

.301/.783 OPS/183 AB/30 R/55 H/5 3B/3 3B/2 HR/30 RBI/.393 SLG%/44 SO/26 BB/.390OB%

3 Players To Watch For (FGCU):

6’0 SO INF Edrick Felix

.378/1.250 OPS/225 AB/65 R/85 H/22 2B/3B/23 HR/73 RBI/.791 SLG%/51 SO/28 BB/.459 OB%

6’3 SR 1B Joe Kinker

.373/1.156 OPS/217 AB/61 R/81 H/16 2B/17 HR/73 RBI/.682 SLG%/64 SO/42 BB/.474 OB%

6’3 SR INF Alejandro Figueredo

.353/1.112 OPS/221 AB/65 R/78 H/10 2B/19 HR/62 RBI/.656 SLG%/38 SO/38 BB/.456 OB%


The Eagles and Dolphins square off in the first game in the ASUN Conference tournament Tuesday afternoon, and FGCU went 2-1 vs JU, in a three game series from 3/31-4/2 at Swanson Stadium. The Dolphins finished 17-13 in ASUN Conference play. Blake DeLamielleure led the Dolphins this season in batting average, hitting .305 overall.

Kris Armstrong led JU in home runs (22), and RBI’s (65). FR RHP Evan Chrest (7-2, 2.84 ERA) was the Dolphins best pitcher this season, and will be a problem for years to come, after a sensational freshman season. FGCU was led offensively in batting average by Edrick Felix, (.378), home runs (23), and tied with Joe Kinker in RBI’s (73). Everything comes down to this for FGCU, as the Eagles enter tournament play.

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