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Game Thread: FAU vs FGCU

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Game Thread: FAU vs FGCU

The Match-up - Florida Atlantic: ( 22-14, SBC 12-6) - Florida Gufl Coast ( 23-12, A-Sun 14-4 )


Tuesday’s Match-up: April 20th - 6:30pm ET

FAU vs FGCU - The Series:  FGCU leads the all-time series 4-0.  The teams last met on May 12, 2009 in a contest that saw four lead changes and 16 total pitchers. The Eagles, outhit the Owls 14-11, scored late to win 8-7 over FAU.


FAU: Projected starter - TBA
FGCU: Projected starter - NA


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Inside the Eagles Dugout
  • [li]The Eagles enter today's matchup having won seven of their last nine game.[/li]
    [li]Through 35 games, The Eagles hold a .339 team batting average with nine players hitting above .327. [/li]
    [li]The team is led by A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year Zach Maxfield’s who is sporting a .408 batting average with 32 RBI, 31 runs scored, and five home runs. [/li]
    [li]Have outscored their opponents 302-215 on the season and their pitching staff have a combined ERA of 5.47…striking out 289 batters while walking 119. [/li]
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Inside the Owls Dugout
  • [li]Hold a team batting average of .308 and have outscored their opponents 244-201. [/li]
    [li]Dan Scheffler leads The Owls offensive attack with his .415 bating average, 45 RBI, 15 doubles, and 11 home runs.[/li]
    [li]The Owls pitching staff hold a combined ERA of 5.05…while holding opposing hitters to a .282 batting average. [/li]
    [li]Completed their first sweep of the season this past weekend…beating #19 Ranked Western Kentucky.  On Friday, the Owls beat the 'Toppers in convincing matter with a 10-3 victory and played a highly contested double header on Saturday…Winning game one in extra innings 4-3 & completing the sweep in Game two 9-8.

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In the Polls

FAU received votes in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll for a #36 ranking (Western slipped to #26).

While Florida Gulf Coast received votes in the USA Poll for a #50 Ranking.



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Hit-less 1st  for both teams…we head to the 2nd with the score 0-0.
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The Eagles strike first…use two doubles & a walk to push two runs across & take the early lead.

FGC 2 FAU 0 - after 2.
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Owls get one back in the 3rd with singles by Vergason, Church & Mee (RBI).

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The Owls get out of the 3rd after giving-up a couple of singles with a double play ball.

The score remains FGC 2-1 after 3.
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Back-to-back doubles by Cassidy & DelGuidice ties the game at 2 - no outs in the 4th.
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Everist takes care of the Eagles in the 4th...the game remains tied at 2.
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The Owls take their first lead of the ball game in the 5th…using an error by the Eagles and a RBI Double by Scheffler.

FAU 3 FGC 2.
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After a quiet 6th & 7th…the Owls still hold to a one run lead.

After 7 innings of play:
FAU 3 Runs on 7 hits
FGC 2 Runs on 6 hits & 1 error
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Re: Game Thread: FAU vs FGCU

:'(

The Eagles tie the game up in the 8th.
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