SKYHAWK BASEBALL SET TO HOST LIPSCOMB IN MIDWEEK SHOWDOWN
April 2, 2018
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MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin baseball team is set to host Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb in a midweek matchup tomorrow with first pitch slated for 4 p.m.
UT Martin is led by Jordan Stoner (.340 batting average, two home runs and 10 RBIs). Carson Shrode boasts a team-high six home runs as well as 18 RBIs for the Skyhawks. Both Stoner and Shrode are coming off of hot weekends as they hit .462 and .385, respectively.
The Skyhawks have also seen run production from Ethan Whitley (five home runs and 17 RBIs), Tyler Albright (two home runs and 13 RBIs), Casey Harford (three home runs and 12 RBIs) and JoJo Allen (three home runs and 11 RBIs) rounding out the double-digit scoring options.
The Skyhawk bullpen is led by relievers David Hussey (0-0, 5.25 ERA), Nick Wohlbold (0-0, 6.00 ERA) and Konnor Aherin (2-2, 6.75 ERA). Wohlbold is coming off of a weekend where he pitched two perfect innings in relief scattered over two days while also recording a pair of strikeouts.
Lipscomb is coming off of a week in which it toppled No. 8 Vanderbilt and won the series over conference foe NJIT. Zeke Dodson (.354 batting average, three home runs and 21 RBIs) leads the way for the Bisons while Jeffrey Crisan (.342 batting average and 16 home runs) has also swung a hot bat.
Chris Bashlor (.294 batting average, one home run and 14 RBIs), Maddux Houghton (.276 batting average, three home runs and 15 RBIs), Tevin Symonette (.268 batting average, two home runs and 14 RBIs), Cade Sorrells (.255 batting average and 12 home runs) and Blake Thomas (.253 batting average, one home run and 10 RBIs) have all tallied double-digit RBIs.
The Lipscomb pitching staff is led by reliever Robbie Knox (1-3, 1.45 ERA), starter Noah Thompson (3-1, 1.97 ERA) and starter Chris Kachmar (2-1, 3.32 ERA). The trio of Nicko Ortega, Joshua Colon and Kyle Kemp also sport a sub-4.00 ERA for the Bisons.