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ETSU Baseball to host Kennesaw State
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2011) - The ETSU baseball team is set to host Kennesaw State in an important Atlantic Sun conference series this week as the Bucs look to end a four-game skid and remain among the leaders in the A-Sun.
Game one of the series is slated for 7:05 p.m. Thursday, while the first pitch of game two is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Friday. The two teams close out the series on Saturday at 1:05 p.m.
The Bucs (22-13, 11-8 A-Sun) are currently on their longest losing streak of the season after dropping a 13-6 decision to Virginia Tech on Tuesday night. ETSU has been good at home in A-Sun play lately as the Bucs have posted a 5-1 record in their last six conference home games.
Senior Dylan Pratt (Johnson City, Tenn.) will look to extend a five-game hit streak after the local native went 3-for-5 against the Hokies.
The Owls (22-18, 9-8 A-Sun) have won four of the last six meetings against the Bucs as KSU leads the all-time series 8-7. Kennesaw State comes into the series having won three of its last five contests, but the Owls have struggled in conference play dropping five of their last six A-Sun games.
Catcher Ronnie Freeman leads the way offensively for KSU hitting a team-best .364 with 16 doubles, four home runs and 31 RBI.
Live stats and audio are available for all three games by clicking the links above. Fans can also listen to the action live on the radio on WXSM-AM 640 The Sports Monster. Tune in one half hour before each 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.
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