March 27, 2014

Baseball at Frostburg State Preview

Game Information (Doubleheader)
Southern Virginia University (4-10) at Frostburg State University (13-4, 5-2 CAC)
When: Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014
Start Time: 2 pm, 4:30 pm
Location: Bob Wells Field (Frostburg, Md.)

About the Knights

Southern Virginia is coming off a doubleheader split with Capital Athletic Conference opponent St. Mary's College of Maryland. The Seahawks took the first game 11-1, but the Knights returned the favor with a high scoring 14-10 victory in game two. Southern Virginia will look to improve its record to 6-3 against CAC opponents with two victories against Frostburg State today.

Outfielder Tyler King leads the Knights with a .333 batting average while also leading Southern Virginia with a 4.54 ERA on the mound in 35 innings of work. CJ Andrus has been a consistent lead-off hitter for the Knights going 17-54 from the plate, good enough for a .315 average.

About the Bobcats

Frostburg State is entering this contest coming off only its fourth loss of the season. The Bobcats fell to Gallaudet University in a low-scoring affair of 3-1. Frostburg State is currently tied for third in CAC standings with Christopher Newport.

Junior infielder Ricky Castro leads the Bobcats with a .475 batting average going 28-59 from the plate.