SERIES THREAD: FAU vs. FGCU - February 23 & March 5, 7 & 30, 2021
What: Florida Atlantic (14-9) vs. Florida Gulf Coast (13-9)
When: Tuesday, Mar. 30th at 5:00
Where: Swanson Stadium
Live Stats: Here
FGCU Team Site: Here
Series: FGCU owns a 13-11 edge over FAU, although the Owls have won two of three against the Eagles this year.
Projected Starting Pitchers:
FAU - TBD
FGCU - TBD
FAU will travel to Fort Myers to close a four-game season series against Florida Gulf Coast. This fourth game, the second at FGCU, was originally scheduled for earlier this March before poor weather conditions caused it's postponement.
Last weekend, the Owls started conference play with a four-game sweep over Marshall. The sweep saw the Owls outscore the Thundering Herd 35-11 in the series, as FAU batted .319 as a team with 12 extra-base hits, including five home runs.
FGCU also kickstarted their conference play last weekend, but lost their series to Stetson two games to one.
A trio of Eagles bat at .365 or higher this season, with Richie Garcia pacing the team with his .372 average. He is second on the squad with 18 RBI, trailing Joe Kinker with 21.
Mitchell Hartigan has DOUBLE DUTY in the #FAU vs #FGCU game. 👀⚾️— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) March 30, 2021
Starting Lineup ⬇️
1. SS Wilfredo Alvarez
2. 3B @BJMurray14
3. 1B @NSchanuel
4. RF @bmorgensen11
5. P @mitchhartigan24
6. 2B @JaredDeSantolo
7. LF Victor Castillo
8. C @ShaneMagrann17
9. CF @jackowenny pic.twitter.com/Zk7sWjj4V9
Bad News: Owls gave up five runs in the first. 😕— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) March 30, 2021
Good News: There are still eight innings left to build a comeback. 🙃 #GoOwls👌
Letís cool ourselves off and get to work. #FAU 0 - #FGCU 5 | E1 pic.twitter.com/RzRuMO9mVP
2 runs on the board? A clean inning from @adrien_reese23?— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) March 30, 2021
Reasons to celebrate for @BJMurray14. Letís get this come back going! 💪
📸: @TheNoahGoldberg #FAU 2 - #FGCU 8 | E3 | @LealLaw pic.twitter.com/faA6NaC55G