ETSU baseball to host Eastern Kentucky in mid-week series

Monday, April 05, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2010) - The ETSU baseball team is scheduled to host Eastern Kentucky in a two-game mid-week series starting Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cardinal Park. The two teams will close out the series Wednesday with the first pitch slated for 3 p.m.

 

ETSU (17-9, 6-3 A-Sun) comes into the series having gone 1-4 in its last five contests. Sophomore Matthew Scruggs (Knoxville, Tenn.) had a big game last time out going 5-for-5 with seven RBI in a 20-19 win over North Florida.

 

The Bucs are 31-47 all-time against the Colonels with the last meeting coming in 2001. ETSU is 2-0 against EKU under head coach Tony Skole winning 16-7 and 6-1 in two mid-week games.

 

Eastern Kentucky (12-14, 3-3 OVC) was swept last weekend by Southeast Missouri State after winning four straight. As a team, the Colonels are hitting .300 with 57 doubles and 34 home runs. Junior Jayson Langfels leads the way for EKU hitting a team best .406 with 11 doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 28 RBI.

 

Live stats and audio are available by clicking the links above. The Tuesday night 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 Buccaneer baseball or any other athletic news, please visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

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