Bucs head to River City for series with Jacksonville

Thursday, April 08, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 8, 2010) - The ETSU baseball team is set to face Jacksonville in the River City in a three-game series starting Friday at 6:30 p.m.

 

The two teams will close out the series with a doubleheader on Saturday with the first pitch slated for 1 p.m.

 

The Bucs (17-11, 6-3 A-Sun) are 5-1 in weekend series going into the Jacksonville series. Sophomore Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) is currently on a nine-game hit streak, while junior Paul Hoilman (Johnson City, Tenn.) has continued his hot start as he is first in the Atlantic Sun in average (.452) and home runs (13). 

 

ETSU is 4-8 all-time against the Dolphins as the road team has swept the series in the last two meetings.

 

Jacksonville (16-14, 8-4 A-Sun) comes into the series having won four of its last five games including a sweep of USC Upstate last weekend. The Dolphins are led by Jamaal Hawkins as he is hitting a team high .390 with 11 doubles and 30 RBI.

 

Live stats and audio are available for all three games, while Friday's contest can be heard live on ETSUBucs.com and on the radio on the Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation's family of stations, which include WKPT-AM (1400) and WKPT-FM (94.3) in Kingsport, WOPI-AM (1490) and WOPI-FM (97.9) in Bristol, and WKTP-AM (1590) and WKTP-FM (97.7) in Johnson City. Tune in one half hour before the game to catch all analysis on the Atmos Energy Dugout show, and don't forget to stay with us after the game on the 10th Inning Show presented by General Shale.

 

For more information on ETSU baseball or any other Buccaneer athletic news please visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

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