NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fresh off its second series sweep of the season, the Lipscomb baseball team returns to action Tuesday when Tennessee Tech visits Music City for a 4 p.m. tilt at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium.
The Bisons (6-2) are off to their best start since the 2005 season when that team started 7-2.
Over the weekend Lipscomb pounded out 38 hits and scored 28 runs in three wins over La Salle.
Outfielder Allan Hooker took mid-stage for the Bisons in the sweep, getting his first three career starts. The redshirt freshman finished the weekend 6-for-11 at the plate with two homeruns, two doubles, one triple, seven RBI and scored five runs.
Tennessee Tech (5-4) dropped two-of-three from Northern Illinois this past weekend.
David Allen (.321) leads a trio Golden Eagles with a batting average over .300. Seven of Tech's players have five-plus RBIs this season, led by Ryan Flick's 11.
TTU's head coach Matt Bragga earned his 300th career victory Saturday with a 14-2 win over Northern Illinois.
Tuesday’s meeting will be the first road game of the season for Tech.
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Lipscomb – Jaesung (J) Hwang – RHP – (0-0, 3.60 ERA, 5.0 IP, 3 K, 3 BB)
Tennessee Tech – Jacob Honea – RHP – (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.0 IP, 0 K, 0 BB)
Tuesday’s Forecast (March 3) – 66 Degrees – Cloudy with showers (60%). Check with LipscombSports.com or follow @BisonBaseball on twitter for updates on the team or any time changes with the game.
No radio broadcast will be available Tuesday, but live stats will be provided. Click HERE for the link.
- The two teams have met 20 times in the NCAA era with the Golden Eagles holding a 14-6 advantage in the all-time series. Tech took 3-of-4 from the Bisons last season.
- The Bisons sit atop the Atlantic Sun Conference rankings in batting average (.306), on-base percentage (.405), scoring (7.0 rpg), slugging percentage (.457) and triples (5).
- The 14 stolen bases rank second in the league and 63rd nationally.
- Adam Lee leads the team and ranks second in the A-Sun in batting average (.429) and slugging percentage (.714).
- Lipscomb ranks in the top 25 nationally in triples (15th), slugging percentage (21st) and on-base percentage (25th).
- Grant Massey enters the contest riding a 17-game hitting streak and a 23-game on-base streak dating back to last season.
- With his save on Sunday, senior Jason Ziegler moved into a tie for 2nd on the NCAA all-time career saves chart with six.
- Lipscomb finished this past week 3-1 with seven different players tallying two RBIs or more.
- The Bisons are 6-1 at home this season.