Baseball Bucs look to continue winning ways against Virginia Tech

Monday, February 23, 2009

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2009) - The ETSU baseball team is set to take on Virginia Tech Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at English Field in Blacksburg, Va.

 

The Bucs and Hokies will play a two game series with game two slated to start at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. ETSU is coming off a two game sweep of Evansville having won 16-10 on Friday and 9-8 on Saturday. The Bucs are led by sophomore Paul Hoilman (Johnson City, Tenn.) who was 4-for-7 with two RBI, a double, a home run and scored five runs against the Purple Aces.

 

ETSU is 16-29 all-time against the Hokies. Under current head coach Tony Skole, the Bucs are 4-2 against Virginia Tech with last meeting coming in 2005 when ETSU swept the season series.

 

Virginia Tech comes into the series undefeated after going 4-0 this past weekend at the Courtyard by Marriott Baseball Classic in Spartanburg, S.C. The Hokies defeated UNC Asheville 21-4 on Friday, Wofford twice on Saturday, 14-10 and 10-2, and USC Upstate 12-3 on Sunday. Virginia Tech is led by junior catcher Anthony Sosnoskie who was named the tournament MVP after going 9-for-14 this past weekend with two doubles, three home runs, seven RBI, six walks and scored seven runs.

 

Live stats are available by clicking the link above. Virginia Tech will also provide a free audio broadcast and a paid video service for the game which can be accessed by clicking the links above. Please visit www.ETSUBucs.com for more information on ETSU baseball or any other Buccaneer athletic team.

 

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