Mount St. Mary's Baseball Returns to Action at Central Connecticut State To Begin Conference Play

Mount St. Mary's Baseball Returns to Action at Central Connecticut State To Begin Conference Play

MOUNT ST. MARY'S (0-11) at Central Connecticut (6-7)
Friday, March 17 | 2 pm
New Britain, Conn. | CCSU Baseball Field

SCHEDULE
Friday, March 17 – 2 pm
Saturday, March 18 – 1 pm
Sunday, March 19 – 1 pm


MOUNT UPDATE
Mount St. Mary's is coming off a tough weekend series at Savannah State. Tyler Post had a multi-hit game with a RBI and Joshua Lenig had a pinch hit two RBI double to lead Mount St. Mary's offense but the Tigers won 9-8 in the final game of the three game series on Saturday afternoon. Trey McGough pitched 4.0 innings, allowed two earned runs, and struck out five batters. 

TEAM LEADERS
Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Joshua Lenig (.353), Patrick Causa (.289), Dennis Stewart (.286)
Hits: Patrick Causa (13), Jared Urban (10), Vaughn Parker II (6)
Runs: Jared Urban (6), Tyler Post (5), Zach Hostetter (4)
RBI: Patrick Causa (9), Vaughn Parker II (4), Three tied at (3)
ERA (min 5.0 IP): Michael Collins (5.27), Jordan Lawson (5.27), Vaughn Parker II (6.75)
Strikeouts: Michael Collins (13), Trey McGough (9), Zach Call (9)

ABOUT CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE
The Blue Devils had two games postponed due to weather earlier this week and have not been in action since their trip to Navy on Sunday. Central Connecticut dropped its weekend finale, 11-6, at Max Bishop Stadium when a four-run fifth inning for the Mids provided a cushion to down the Blue Devils.


ALL-TIME SERIES
The Mountaineers and Blue Devils have met 64 times in series history, with Central Connecticut holding a 38-26 advantage. Last season, Central Connecticut State took the series 3-1 but the Mount posted a 6-4 win in the final game of the series.  

UP NEXT
The Mount will host a game against the George Mason Patriots on Tuesday, March 21 at 3pm.