#7 Baseball Resumes Rivalry with Franklin Pierce on Tuesday

SNHU Baseball player Idelson Taveras is shown with a bat in his hand, left hand raised, during a game in the 2019 season.  He's wearing a white number 1 jersey.

#7 Southern New Hampshire (19-6, 5-1 NE10, 4-0 NE10 NE)
vs.
Franklin Pierce (12-10, 5-1 NE10, 3-1 NE10 NE)
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 3:30 p.m.
Penmen Field - Hooksett, N.H.

 

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Series: Tied 39-39-1
Last Meeting: SNHU 7, Franklin Pierce 2 (05/17/18 at Pleasantville, N.Y.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last Time Out:
SNHU 6, Saint Anselm 1 (03/31/19 at Hooksett, N.H.)
Streak: Won 4

Offensive Leaders:
#9 Joshua Goldstein – 25 G, 25-77, .325/.465/.390, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 25 R, 2 2B, 12 BB, 10 SB
#25 Sam Henrie – 25 G, 31-101, .307/.373/.406, 1 HR, 23 RBI, 17 R, 3 2B, 2 3B, 12 BB, 10 SB
#7 Tom Blandini – 20 G, 23-75, .307/.360/.427, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 18 R, 2 2B, 2 3B, 7 BB, 7 SB
#2 Dylan Faircloth – 24 G, 23-85, .271/.383/.400, 3 HR, 17 RBI, 14 R, 2 2B, 12 BB, 3 SB
#8 Jake Coro – 22 G, 19-71, .268/.372/.408, 1 HR, 13 RBI, 18 R, 3 2B, 2 3B, 10 BB, 8 SB

Probable Starter:
#16 Jake Walkinshaw – 7 G, 6 GS, 3-0, 2.56 ERA, 38.2 IP, 29 H, 11 R, 11 ER, 45/13 K/BB

Out of the 'Pen:
#36 Jeffrey Praml – 11 G, 1-0, 5 SV, 1.08 ERA, 16.2 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 23/4 K/BB
#13 Hayden Manning – 7 G, 0-2, 1 SV, 1.74 ERA, 10.1 IP, 11 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 7/5 K/BB
#11 Matthew Messier – 5 G, 0-0, 1.54 ERA, 11.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 12/2 K/BB

Notes: Southern New Hampshire, ranked seventh in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II Poll, has now won four straight after polishing off the regular-season series sweep of Saint Anselm with a 6-1 victory Sunday ... the Penmen snapped a 1-1 tie with a five-run sixth that led them to victory ... junior Wesley Tobin (Portsmouth, N.H.) allowed one run on three hits over seven innings, while striking out three and walking one ... sophomore Idelson Taveras (Lawrence, Mass.) went 2-for-2 at the plate with a pair of walks, an RBI and a run scored ... redshirt-junior Joshua Goldstein (Haverhill, Mass.; walk, two RBI), sophomore Dakota Mulcay (Goffstown, N.H.; RBI, run) and junior Phoenix Hernandez (Brooklyn, N.Y.; run) were all 1-for-3 ... SNHU has swept the regular-season series from FPU each of the last two years and has captured seven of the last eight meetings.

FRANKLIN PIERCE
Last Time Out:
Franklin Pierce 3, Saint Michael's 1 (03/31/19 at Rindge, N.H.)
Streak: Won 2

Offensive Leaders:
#2 James Boria – 21 G, 26-78, .333/.384/.462, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 15 R, 4 2B, 6 BB, 3 SB
#25 Jonel Ozuna – 21 G, 26-82, .317/.400/.500, 2 HR, 19 RBI, 15 R, 9 2B, 11 BB, 1 SB
#5 Brad Roberto – 22 G, 24-81, .296/.443/.432, 2 HR, 14 RBI, 20 R, 1 2B, 2 3B, 22 BB, 6 SB
#44 Jethro Hurt – 17 G, 13-51, .255/.400/.373, 1 HR, 13 RBI, 8 R, 3 2B, 9 BB, 1 SB
#32 Ural Forbes – 20 G, 19-77, .247/.337/.351, 7 RBI, 12 R, 8 2B, 8 BB

Probable Starter:
#17 Zach Hart – 3 G, 3 GS, 1-0, 1.76 ERA, 15.1 IP, 12 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 21/9 K/BB

Out of the 'Pen
#40 Danny Gracia – 8 G, 1 GS, 0-2, 3 SVs, 2.55 ERA, 17.2 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 19/4 K/BB
#30 Patrick Hannon – 6 G, 1-0, 3.38 ERA, 8.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 9/3 K/BB
#15 Jack Wallace – 7 G, 0-0, 3.86 ERA, 7.0 IP, 10 H, 8 R, 3 ER, 5/6 K/BB

Notes: Franklin Pierce captured its second straight victory Sunday, winning the rubber match of its three-game set with Saint Michael's ... the Ravens built a 3-0 lead in the middle innings and held off Saint Michael's from there ... senior Derek Duffy (2-0) fired eight strong innings, relinquishing just one run on four hits, while striking out 12 and not issuing a walk ... freshman Danny Gracia struck out the side in order in the ninth for his third save of the season ... senior Ural Forbes went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored ... classmate Brad Roberto collected the other Raven hit, going 1-for-4 with a walk.