2018 SERIES THREAD: Miami vs FAU - 2/28, 3/21, 4/4
#22 UM 4 FAU 5
OWLS WIN! 💥 OWLS WIN! 💥 OWLS WIN! #FAU downs #22 Miami 5-4! Frank & Pages 2-4. Montes, Miranda, Wilson, Johnson RBI ea. WP Peden. Save Schneider. Next @ Oregon St Friday 9P. #GoOwls! 👌 pic.twitter.com/jI1wCesxzY— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) March 1, 2018
UPDATED SCHEDULE: 2018 FAU Baseball Schedule - FAU Owl's Nest
Who: Miami (9-10) at FAU (15-5)
When: Wednesday, 3/21 @ 6:00 PM
MIA - RHP Daniel Federman (1-1, 1.66)
FAU - RHP Marc Stewart (0-0, 0.00)
The Owls rank among the nationís leaders with 11 different players hitting home runs. Tyler Frank has four and Gunnar Lambert three. Frank is among three hitters batting above .300, trailing just Pedro Pages (.346) and Joe Montes (.317).
Eric Rivera, reigning Co-C-USA Hitter of the Week, paces the team with 16 RBI, Pages has 15, and Montes and Diamond Johnson 12 each.
FAU will give the ball to senior righthander Marc Stewart. He pitched four scoreless innings last Tuesday night in his first start of the year, versus North Florida. Overall this year, in four appearances, he has not been scored upon, with six strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings.
The Hurricanes (9-10) are coming off a series loss to Duke last weekend after beating #21 UCF just prior in midweek action.
Offensively, of those that qualify, Freddy Zamora is the leading hitter at .279. Michael Perez has two of the teamís six total homers, and Alex Toral is the team leader at 10 RBI, one ahead of Romy Gonzalez.
Miami will counter with freshman righty Daniel Federman on the mound, who has one start in 10 games, a 1-1 record, and a 1.66 ERA. Heís pitched 21 2/3 innings, with 20 strikeouts, and appeared in relief in the first matchup, throwing 1 2/3 perfect innings with two Kís.