Mount Baseball Hosts Fairleigh Dickinson This Weekend

Mount Baseball Hosts Fairleigh Dickinson This Weekend

MOUNT ST. MARY'S 6-9 (1-2 NEC) vs FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON 2-13-1 (0-0 NEC)
Saturday, March 23
Emmitsburg, Md. | E.T. Straw Family Stadium

Due to rain on Thursday, the game on Friday has been cancelled and now the two teams will play a double-header on Saturday with the first game starting at 12:00 PM. The series finale will still take place on Sunday at 1:00 PM.

SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 23 – 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM
Sunday, March 24 – 1:00 PM

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEKEND
Mount Athletics is partnering with the Northeast Conference and other NEC Schools to raise awareness about Mental Health. This weekend the baseball players are wearing lime green bracelets to signify that those who struggle with mental illnesses are not alone! If you or someone you know is at risk please tell someone. You can find both on and off campus resources by following @MSM_SAAC on Instagram or @MSMSAAC on Twitter. Remember to be kind, smile, and hold the door open for someone today. A small act of kindness can go a long way!

MOUNT UPDATE
Navy overpowered the Mount St. Mary's baseball team 11-7 on Wednesday afternoon. The Mountaineers' offense was led by junior Owen Wosleger who went 1-for-3 with three runs batted in. Senior Alex Kriss and sophomore Myles Nicholson recorded the only multi-hit games on the day for the Mount in the loss. Kriss went 2-for-5 with two runs batted in and two doubles while Nicholson hit .500 (2-for-4) with two runs scored, and two doubles. Senior Patrick Causa and freshman Trevor Leamer drove the other two runs in for Mount St. Mary's on the day.

TEAM LEADERS
Batting Average (min 2 AB/GP): Ryan Fisher (.421), Myles Nicholson (.412), Patrick Causa (.383)
Hits: Nicholson (21), Causa (18), Fisher (16), Zack Costello (12), Alex Kriss (12)
Runs: Nicholson (17), Costello (10), Causa (10), Thomas Savastio (9)
RBI: Causa (13), Kriss (11), Costello (8), Nicholson (7), Sean Kelly (7)
ERA (min 5.0 IP): Noah Smith (0.73), Michael Kuypers (1.90), Trey McGough (5.14)
IP: Kuyper (23.2), McGough (21.0), Geber (18.1), Smith (12.1)
Strikeouts: Jordan Geber (20), McGough (17), Kuypers (17)

ABOUT THE KNIGHTS
The Faireligh Dickinson baseball team racked up 11 hits in a losing effort against the La Salle Explorers Wednesday afternoon, 19-9. Evan McDonald and Sal Monticciolo each finished with three hits on the afternoon to lead the Knights at the plate, while Monticciolo's five RBI's set a new season high for the freshman. 

ALL-TIME SERIES WITH FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
The Mountaineers own a 52-47 record in the all-time series with Fairleigh Dickinson, and the Mount owns a 33-21 record in Emmitsburg. Last season, Mount St. Mary's won three out of the four games played at E.T. Straw Family Stadium.

UP NEXT
The Mountaineers host a mid-week game against Coppin State on Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 PM.