Mount St. Mary's Baseball Hosts Fairleigh Dickinson This Weekend

Mount St. Mary's Baseball Hosts Fairleigh Dickinson This Weekend

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 10-21 (4-9 NEC) vs FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 8-21 (0-10 NEC)
Friday, April 20
Emmitsburg, Md. | E.T. Straw Family Stadium

SCHEDULE
Friday, April 20 – 3:00 PM
Saturday, April 21 – 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM
Sunday, April 22 – 1:00 PM

MOUNT UPDATE
The Mount St. Mary's baseball team fell short to Penn State 7-2 on Wednesday under the lights at Penn State. Junior, Alex Kriss recorded a multi-hit game for the Mount going 2 for 5 with run scored in the number two slot. Patrick Causa and Thomas Savastio each picked up a hit and the only two runs batted in for the Mountaineers in the loss. Freshmen, Brenden Kennedy started for Mount St. Mary's and pitched one scoreless inning while striking out one batter. Sean Flyn and Noah Smith each tossed two scoreless frames to end the game for the Mount. Mount St. Mary's falls to 10-22 with the loss and Penn State jumps to 8-22 with the win. 

TEAM LEADERS
Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Vaughn Parker II (.318), Alex Kriss (.284), Patrick Causa (.272)
Hits: Parker (34), Kriss (33), Causa (31)
Runs: Myles Nicholson (19), Causa (18), Three tied with (17)
RBI: Parker (25), Causa (21), Savastio (18)
ERA (min 5.0 IP): Trey McGough (4.87), Jordan Geber (5.74), Michael Collins (9.56)
Strikeouts: McGough (36), Geber (21), Michael Yetter and Brenden Kennedy (15)

ABOUT THE KNIGHTS
The Fairleigh Dickinson baseball team dropped a non-conference tilt to Albany 11-2 at the Naimoli Family Baseball Complex on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights (8-21) were led by senior right fielder Jason Fatzinger's 3-for-4 performance, while sophomore left fielder Mike Veit went 2-for-5 with an RBI in the loss. Freshman right fielder Brad Levinson entered the game in the sixth inning and netted the Knights' other RBI in a 1-for-2 effort. Connor Powers and Marc Wagenstein spearheaded a 20-hit attack by the Great Danes (15-15) with a pair of three-hit games.

ALL-TIME SERIES WITH FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
The Mountaineers own a 49-46 record in the all-time series with Fairleigh Dickinson, and the Mount owns a 30-20 record in Emmitsburg. Last season, Fairleigh Dickson won all four games in the series on the Knights home field.

UP NEXT
The Mountaineers head to George Mason on Wednesday, April 25 at 3:00 PM for a mid-week matchup.