Herd Adds Game; Hosts Four Game Series Against WV Tech
Marshall will have its first actual home series when the Golden Bears visit the Kennedy Center Field
April 15, 2014
HUNTINGTON, W.Va.—Marshall baseball will head into Easter weekend with a four-game series with West Virginia Tech, after a fourth game was added to the schedule earlier this afternoon.
The teams will now begin play Wednesday, April 16, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Field.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday’s games are all slated for a 3:00 p.m. start time.
Marshall is currently 14-20, with an 8-9 conference record and holds a dominating 56-18 record all-time vs. the Golden Bears.
Fans can follow along via the @HerdBaseball Twitter account for in-game updates, and can listen to WMUL-FM radio broadcasts of the game via live streaming beginning Thursday.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Marshall is coming off a big win Sunday, handing UTSA its first home conference loss of the season when the Herd took down the Roadrunners 5-2.
Redshirt sophomore Robert Fajardo (Miami) went 2-4 with a run and RBI in the contest.
The victory puts Coach Jeff Waggoner as the second winningest coach in Marshall history at 171 wins.
Sophomore Aaron Bossi (St. Louis, Mo.) carries a hot bat into the weekend, going .370 in his last eight games with ten hits and three runs.
SCOUTING THE GOLDEN BEARS
WV Tech comes into the series with a 13-19 record, coming out of a 2-1 weekend against Bluefield State College.
Senior Zach Sizemore leads the Golden Bears with a .394 average. The infielder has eight doubles, a triple, four home runs and 23 RBI on the season.
WV Tech posts a collective ERA of 5.09. The Herd will likely face starter Josh Smetana during the series. The sophomore has made seven starts out of eight appearances this season and boasts a 1.83 ERA with 36 strikeouts.