#15 Baseball Eyeing Regular-Season Series Sweep of Franklin Pierce on Tuesday

#15 Southern New Hampshire (32-11, 18-6 NE10, 13-4 NE10 NE)
vs.
Franklin Pierce (21-19, 14-9 NE10, 10-7 NE10 NE)
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6 p.m.
Penmen Field - Hooksett, N.H.

 

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Series: SNHU leads, 41-39-1
Last Meeting: SNHU 3, Franklin Pierce 1 - 11 inn. (04/16/19 at Rindge, N.H.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Last Time Out:
 Assumption 5, SNHU 3 (04/28/19 at Worcester, Mass.)
Streak: Lost 1

Offensive Leaders:
#25 Sam Henrie – 42 G, 50-169, .296/.361/396, 1 HR, 31 RBI, 29 R, 10 2B, 2 3B, 19 BB, 15 SB
#9 Joshua Goldstein – 43 G, 42-142 .296/.426/.387, 2 HR, 16 RBI, 36 R, 7 2B, 19 BB, 14 SB
#7 Tom Blandini - 38 G, 42-148, .284/.345/.405, 3 HR, 24 RBI, 27 R, 5 2B, 2 3B, 13 BB, 10 SB
#2 Dylan Faircloth - 35 G, 31-119, .261/.366/.361 3 HR, 20 RBI, 16 R, 3 2B, 14 BB, 5 SB
#37 Dakota Mulcay – 31 G, 25-99, .253/.330/.354, 2 HR, 20 RBI, 12 R, 2 2B, 1 3B, 10 BB, 2 SB

Probable Starter:
#16 Jake Walkinshaw – 11 G, 10 GS, 6-0, 1.86 ERA, 72.2 IP, 51 H, 15 R, 15 ER, 78/21 K/BB

Out of the 'Pen:
#36 Jeffrey Praml – 17 G, 3-0, 8 SV, 0.69 ERA, 26.0 IP, 10 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 34/6 K/BB
#13 Hayden Manning – 10 G, 2-0, 1 SV, 1.50 ERA, 12.0 IP, 12 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 8/5 K/BB
#4 Alex Gomes – 10 G, 3-1, 1 SV, 2.16 ERA, 16.2 IP, 14 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 16/9 K/BB

Notes: Southern New Hampshire, ranked No. 15 in the latest NCBWA Division II Poll, had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 5-3 loss at Assumption on Sunday ... the Penmen led twice in the back-and-forth affair, holding a 3-2 edge when Assumption scored twice in the fifth and again in the sixth to steal the victory ... redshirt-sophomore Marcus Chavez (Queens, N.Y.) went 2-for-4 and knocked in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning ...  he is batting .442 (19-43) over his last 11 games ... junior Tom Blandini (Bow, N.H.) and sophomore Dakota Mulcay (Goffstown, N.H.) both drove in a run and finished 1-for-4 ... Blandini also scored a run ... graduate student Chris Murphy (Billerica, Mass.) allowed four runs – all unearned – on four hits, while striking out six and not walking a batter, over four-and-two-thirds innings.

FRANKLIN PIERCE
Last Time Out:
Franklin Pierce 4, Merrimack 2 - 14 inn. (04/28/19 at Haverhill, Mass.)
Streak: Won 1

Offensive Leaders:
#5 Brad Roberto – 39 G, 53-147, .361/.481/.524, 3 HR, 27 RBI, 35 R, 9 2B, 3 3B, 36 BB, 6 SB
#25 Jonel Ozuna – 38 G, 47-151, .311/.390/.457, 2 HR, 37 RBI, 23 R, 14 2B, 1 3B, 18 BB, 4 SB
#32 Ural Forbes – 37 G, 42-145, .290/.367/.476, 4 HR, 24 RBI, 24 R, 13 2B, 1 3B, 15 BB, 2 SB
#44 Jethro Hurt – 30 G, 25-88, .284/.418/.477, 3 HR, 26 RBI, 11 R, 4 2B, 2 3B, 15 BB, 1 SB
#2 James Boria – 38 G, 41-154, .266/.310/.364, 3 HR, 14 RBI, 24 R, 6 2B, 10 BB, 5 SB

Possible Starter:
#21 Derek Duffy – 7 G, 6 GS, 4-1, 1.59 ERA, 39.2 IP, 35 H, 12 R, 7 ER, 48/4 K/BB

Out of the 'Pen
#15 Jack Wallace – 15 G, 1-0, 2 SV, 2.25 ERA, 16.0 IP, 14 H, 9 R, 4 ER, 17/9 K/BB
#30 Patrick Hannon – 14 G, 1-2, 1 SV, 2.92 ERA, 24.2 IP, 23 H, 9 R, 8 ER, 20/5 K/BB
#40 Danny Gracia – 15 G, 3 GS, 1-3, 3 SVs, 4.29 ERA, 35.2 IP, 32 H, 21 R, 17 ER, 34/12 K/BB

Notes: Franklin Pierce snapped a two-game skid with a 4-2, 14-inning win at Merrimack on Sunday to salvage the final game of the series ... the Ravens led, 1-0, and, 2-1, before Merrimack pulled even in the bottom of the ninth ... FPU then struck for two in the top of the 14th, with senior Brad Roberto delivering a two-out, two-run double to left-center ... Roberto finished 4-for-7 with the two RBI ... graduate student Harrison Smoske was 2-for-5, with junior Dylan Jones going 2-for-6 and driving in a run ... junior Jonel Ozuna also turned in a multiple-hit effort, as he was 2-for-7 with a run scored ... senior Zach Hart allowed one run on six hits over seven innings, striking out four and walking one ... sophomore Brendan Aldridge earned the win with five-and-a-third shutout innings, striking out two, while giving up just two hits.