Series Thread: Delaware vs FAU Feb 23-25, 2018
TRIFECTA! #FAU sweeps Delaware in come from behind fashion with 6-3 VICTORY in G3! GT RBI Pages (2-3) & go-ahead Run Lambert. Montes 3RBI. Frank 2-4, 3RS. Owls next host #28 Miami Tue @ 6:30P #GoOwls! 👌 pic.twitter.com/FEJEHmCUax— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) February 25, 2018
The Owls (6-1) fall behind 3-0, but chip away with two runs in the 5th inning and one in the 7th to eventaully tie.
Gunnar Lambert scores the go ahead run courtesy of a passed ball in the 8th inning.
Third basemen Joe Montes singled in a pair to complete the offense for the afternoon.
Owl starter Vince Coletti goes four innings, giving up two runs on three hits with six strikeouts.
Five other Owls pitch in to close the game out, including game winner Drew Peden, allowing just five hits and no runs while striking out seven Delaware (2-4) batters.
Miami next comes to town on Wednesday at 6:30 PM. The Canes are ranked number 28 in the National Baseball Writers Association poll.
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Miednik set the tone for the Owls on the weekend, striking out the most batters by an FAU pitcher since February, 2016, fanning 14 in 7.1 innings on Friday night. He allowed just two hits, a bloop triple and bunt single, one earned run, and one walk. The senior lefthander from nearby Parkland, Florida, had two or more strikeouts in four different innings, and at least one K in every full inning he pitched. Miednik struck out eight of the nine possible Delaware hitters, with five incurring two or more, and Blue Hen hitters batted just .080 against him. In two starts this season, he is 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 13.1 innings pitched.