#8 Baseball Set for Doubleheader Heat with Assumption on Saturday

#8 Baseball Set for Doubleheader Heat with Assumption on Saturday

#8 Southern New Hampshire (28-3, 13-1 NE-10, 7-1 NE-10 NE)
vs.
Assumption (14-15, 9-6 NE-10, 5-2 NE-10 NE)
Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 3/6 p.m.
Penmen Field - Manchester, N.H.

 


Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics
Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics

SERIES: SNHU Leads, 24-20-2
LAST MEETING: SNHU 14, Assumption 2 (04/19/15 at Worcester, Mass.) 

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last time out: SNHU 4, Saint Anselm 3 (04/15/16 at Manchester, N.H.)
Streak: Won 10
Offensive Leaders:
#14 Manny Cruz – 31 G, 41-112, .366/.460/.509, 2 HR, 23 RBI, 35 R, 8 2B, 1 3B
#6 Carson Helms – 31 G, 38-115, .330/.419/.583, 5 HR, 25 RBI, 33 R, 8 2B, 3 3B
#1 Zach Goldstein – 31 G, 39-120, .325/.431/.458, 17 RBI, 31 R, 6 2B, 5 3B
#2 Mike Mastroberti - 31 G, 42-135, .311/.350/.563, 2 HR, 34 RBI, 25 R, 8 2B, 10 3B
Probable Starters:
#17 Ben Criscuolo – 8 G, 6 GS, 6-0, 2.66 ERA, 44.0 IP, 38 H, 17 R, 13 ER, 32/7 K/BB
#25 Alex Person – 7 G, 6 GS, 5-0, 2.89 ERA, 43.2 IP, 43 H, 16 R, 14 ER, 29/11 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen:
#16 Jake Walkinshaw – 12 G, 7 SVs, 1.71 ERA, 21.0 IP, 16 H, 7 R, 4 ER, 22/4 K/BB
#20 Connor Gavin – 8 G, 0.00 ERA, 8.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 7/4 K/BB
#10 Ivon Clough – 4 G, 2-0, 1 SV, 0.00 ERA, 10.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 6/3 K/BB

Notes: Southern New Hampshire has won 14 of its last 15, including 10-in-a-row, following a 4-3 win at Saint Anselm on Friday. The Penmen, ranked eight in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Poll, are outscoring their opponents, 96-22, during their current 10-game winning streak. In the win, junior Derek Bauer snapped a 2-2 tie with an RBI fielder's choice grounder that would plate two runs. The Penmen would hold off their crosstown rival as sophomore Justin Valdespina allowed three runs on five hits, while striking out nine and walking two over seven innings. Classmate Mitchell Powers, in his first appearance of the season, pitched two perfect innings and struck out three for his first career save. Junior Carson Helms was 2-for-3 with a home run, RBI and run scored, while sophomore Sean Webster (run) also went 2-for-3. Junior Manny Cruz went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and a run scored.

ASSUMPTION
Last time out: Assumption 12, Stonehill 3 (04/14/16 at Worcester, Mass.)
Streak: Won 1
Offensive Leaders:
#19 Hunter Tralli – 26 G, 30-95, .316/.350/.421, 1 HR, 15 RBI, 12 R, 5 2B, 1 3B
#6 Michael Panza – 29 G, 35-113, .310/.386/.354, 10 RBI, 25 R
#24 Andrew Jaehnig – 29 G, 32-104, .308/.372/.510, 4 HR, 23 RBI, 18 R, 7 2B, 1 3B
#9 Mike Coggeshall – 29 G, 31-112, .277/.328/.455, 4 HR, 26 RBI, 18 R, 6 2B, 1 3B
Possible Starters:
#29 Kyle Chudoba – 7 G, 6 GS, 1-5, 7.91 ERA, 33.0 IP, 59 H, 35 R, 29 ER, 15/8 K/BB
#14 Anthony Perry – 8 G, 2 GS, 1-0, 1 SV, 3.86 ERA, 23.1 IP, 22 H, 11 R, 10 ER, 16/5 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen:
#17 Kevin O'Connor – 3 G, 0-1, 0.00 ERA, 3.0 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 4/0 K/BB
#31 Colton King – 8 G, 0-1, 0.64 ERA, 14.0 IP, 11 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 17/9 K/BB
#8 Mike Keinz – 6 G, 1 GS, 1-0, 0.82 ERA, 11.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 13/8 K/BB

Notes: Assumption has captured four of its last five and is coming off a 12-3 victory against Stonehill on Thursday. The Greyhounds jumped out to a 6-1 lead and tacked on five in the eighth to win going away. Freshman Hunter Tralli was 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, while junior Jake Byrne (3 RBI, run) and senior Tom Paine (3 runs) were both 2-for-4. Seniors Colin Clancy (3 RBI) and Michael Panza (two runs), along with junior Mike Coggeshall, all went 2-for-5. Sophomore Andrew Jaehnig finished 1-for-4 with three RBI and four runs scored. Sophomore Mike Curtis collected the win as he allowed three runs - two earned - on three hits, while striking out three and walking four, in five innings of work.