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Bisons To Take On Tennessee Tech In First Midweek Game
Monday, February 17, 2020
By Jack Bluhm
Bisons To Take On Tennessee Tech In First Midweek Game

NASHVILLE - The Lipscomb baseball will play its first midweek game of the season as it is set for a matchup against in-state opponent Tennessee Tech on Tuesday.

First pitch from Dugan Field is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. The game will be broadcast on YouTube and live stats will be available as well.

A reminder to all Lipscomb fans planning on attending, every Tuesday home game is 2-for-1 tickets and drinks. Fans can enjoy BOGO tickets either at the gate or online and if you already have tickets to the game fans can take advantage of our 2-for-1 on all bottled soft drinks at the concession stand.

Tickets can be purchased online HERE or by calling the Lipscomb ticket office at 615-966-HERD (4373). You can also visit the ticket office at the main entrance of Allen Arena.

 

PROBABLE STARTERS:

LHP Logan Van Treeck vs. LHP Ty Fisher

 

SCOUTING TENNESSEE TECH:

  • The Golden Eagles started out their season, much like Lipscomb, with a 3-0 weekend as they swept Evansville.
  • All three wins for the Golden Eagles against Evansville were decided by two runs or less.
  • Jason Hinchman was named both Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week and Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week after smashing five home runs and batting .692 over the weekend.
  • Hinchman hit three home runs in the series finale, including the walk-off winner, becoming the first player in program history with multiple three-home run contests in his career.
  • Fisher will be making his collegiate debut on the mound.

HERD NOTES:

  • For the first time since 2015, the Bisons start out a season with a 3-0 record after sweeping Bowling Green with scores of 15-10, 5-2 and 5-2.
  • Lipscomb came away with a 4-1 win versus Tennessee Tech in the only matchup between the two clubs last season.
  • Shortstop Brian Moore took home ASUN Conference Player of the Week honors after hitting .417 with six RBI, a home run, a double and a triple over the weekend.
  • Moore ranks in the top-10 in the ASUN in just aboubt every hitting category including: batting average (.417 - T10th), hits (5 - T8th), RBI (6 - T3rd) and slugging (1.000 - T1st).
  • Junior Malik Williams smashed two home runs over the weekend, including the game-sealing two-run shot in the series finale on Sunday.
  • The Purple and Gold have six players hitting .300 or better after the first weekend: Haddon Adams (.300), Chaz Bertolani (.500), Maddux Houghton (.400), Moore (.417), John Shields (.333) and Von Watson (.500)
  • Freshman Gavin Grubbs had an impressive collegiate debut in a relief appearance out of the bullpen on Saturday throwing four scoreless innings en route to picking up his first-career win.
  • Van Treeck made his collegiate debut out of the bullpen in Friday's game versus Bowling Green throwing 3.1 innings and recording four strikeouts.