SERIES THREAD: FAU @ UAB - April 16-18, 2021
- The Owls hit .556 to lead off an inning while UAB only hit .222 to start off the inning.
- The Owls could not hit with runners in scoring position, hitting .143 (2-14). In comparison, UAB hit .500 in the same situation (5-10).
- FAU hit better as a team overall, outhitting UAB 10-9, with an overall batting average of .278 to UAB's .257.
- FAU lived and died by the sacrifice fly, with four of their six runs coming from sacrifice flies.
- Bobby Morgensen was snake-bitten today, as he had three hard-hit balls with runners in scoring position. All three of those balls were caught and he only came out with 1 RBI. He did break his four-game hitless streak, however.
- FAU pitchers only managed a combined three strikeouts over the course of the 10 inning game, with UAB doubling that total.
- The Owls left nine runners on base to UAB's four.
FAU Baseball will be back in action tomorrow for a doubleheader starting at 2:00 p.m. The games will be broadcast on C-USA TV.
UPDATED SCHEDULE: HERE
OWLS WIN! | #FAU 2 - #UAB 1 👌— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) April 17, 2021
Steven Loden comes through in the CLUTCH and gives the Owls the win with a solo BOMB! 💪💣
Steven Loden: 2-3, 1 RBI, HR
Wilfredo Alvarez: 1-4, 1 RBI@Bose4J: 1-3
Game 2⃣ of the series coming in 30 minutes!
We'll see what game 2 has in store, but the Owls NEED this win to stay in conference tournament contention.
Letís go BACK TO BACK now!! 😎👌#FAU Game 2️⃣ Lineup vs #UAB ⬇️— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) April 17, 2021
SS Wilfredo Alvarez
2B Steven Loden
DH @vic_cas15 pic.twitter.com/JWEJ8DBbSi
FINAL | #UAB 4 - #FAU 2 😕— FAU Owl's Nest (@FAU_Owls_Nest) April 17, 2021
Owls have now dropped 9 of their last 11 games...@vic_cas15: 0-2, RBI@BJMurray14: 1-2, BB
Steven Loden: 1-2, RS
NEXT: Sunday, April 18 @ 12:30 PM 🆚 UAB pic.twitter.com/tkhP2qGh0R