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Bisons and Bulldogs meet on the diamond for weekend set
Thursday, March 3, 2016
By Kirk Downs
Bisons and Bulldogs meet on the diamond for weekend set

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Lipscomb baseball team returns to the diamond this weekend for a three-game series with Alabama A&M. Friday’s first pitch at Ken Dugan Field at Stephen L. Marsh Stadium is 4 p.m.

Saturday’s game is slated for 2 p.m., while Sunday’s finale is at 1 p.m.

The Bisons (6-3) and the Bulldogs (2-8) have not met since 2014 when Lipscomb took an 18-5 decision at Dugan Field. Lipscomb leads the all-time series 2-1.

Lipscomb lost its four-game win streak Wednesday evening at Western Kentucky, when the Hilltoppers won a 6-0 contest that saw the Bisons have season lows in runs and hits (6).

If you want to purchase tickets for the weekend series click HERE. Live Stats will be available.


Probable Rotations:
Lipscomb – LHP Cody Glenn –
(0-0, 9.45 ERA, 6.2 IP, 7 ER, 7 K, 3 BB)
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Lipscomb – RHP Jeffrey Passantino –
(2-0, 1.42 ERA, 12.2 IP, 2 ER, 14 K, 0 BB)
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Lipscomb – RHP Brady Puckett –
(2-0, 1.29 ERA, 14.0 IP, 2 ER, 12 K, 1 BB)
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Around the Herd:

  • Freshman center fielder Michael Gigliotti enters the weekend riding a 41-game on-base streak. He, along with Lee Solomon and Adam Lee, have reached base in all nine games this season.
  • Lipscomb leads the conference and ranks 25th in the nation having drawn 46 walks.
  • The 10 sacrifice bunts by the Bisons are the 11th-most in the NCAA.
  • Solomon is 12th nationally with 10 bases on balls.
  • Freshman Von Watson ranks 13th in the country with five doubles.
  • Dalton Curtis’ three saves are tied for the A-Sun lead.
  • Junior lefty John Pryor’s 14.81 strikeouts-per-nine-innings are 19th best in the nation.
  • Lee’s 10 RBI is tops on the team and tied for second in the conference.
  • The pitching staff ranks among the nation’s elite in multiple categories. Strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.95) is 14th and the walks allowed-per-nine innings (2.51) is 21st.

Up Next:

The Bisons travel west to Cookeville to take on the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m.