Mount Baseball Travels to Towson for Midweek Matchup on Tuesday

Mount Baseball Travels to Towson for Midweek Matchup on Tuesday

Mount St. Mary's (12-27) at Towson (18=18)
Tuesday, April 17, 3:00 p.m.
Schuerholz Park, Towson, Md.

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MOUNT UPDATE:  Mount St. Mary's enters Tuesday's matchup at Towson 12-27 on the season after dropping three of four games at Quinnipiac over the weekend.  The Mount downed the Bobcats, 7-6, on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.  Freshman Thomas Williams picked up the win while Nick Walker and Mo Moriarty each went 2-for-3 with a home run in the victory.  Mark Quaranta continues to pace the Mount with a .362 average on the year.  Moriarty, who hit .500 over the weekend, is hitting .344 while Michael Foster is at .307 for the year.  On the mound, Williams is 3-2 with a 5.08 ERA to pace the staff.

ABOUT THE TIGERS:  Towson dropped two of three games at Elon this past weekend to fall to 18-18 on the season.  The Tigers are 9-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association and are 10-3 at home this season.  Peter Bowles leads the team with a .345 average while Dominic Fratantuono is hitting .327 with 20 RBI.  On the mound, Brandon Gonnella is 3-2 with a 2.66 ERA in 11 appearances (six starts) while Michael Trionfo is 6-1 with a 2.72 ERA in 46.1 innings.

THE ALL-TIME SERIES vs. TOWSON:  Towson has won four in a row against the Mountaineers and holds a 16-2 edge in the series since the Mount's move to NCAA Division I in 1989.  The Tigers posted a 12-3 home win over the Mount on March 17, 2010, in the last matchup between the two schools.  The Mount's last win over Towson was a 9-4 road victory on March 1, 2006.

LAST MEETING:  Towson defeated the Mount, 12-3, on March 17, 2010, in the last matchup between the two schools.  The Mount took an early 1-0 lead in the third inning, but Towson scored the next 11 runs to take control of the game. 

UP NEXT:  The Mount visits Monmouth for a four-game Northeast Conference series beginning with a nine-inning game at 3:00 p.m. on Friday.

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