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March 10, 2020123456789RHE
Austin Peay0210301007103
Lipscomb20020050X9130
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: FOLSOM (2-0) 1.110001
Loss: McILLWAIN (1-1) 2.045112
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
AVROS (APSU) 432010
SPAIN (APSU) 412311
FOREMAN (APSU) 512101
ADAMS (LIP) 423411
SHIELDS (LIP) 503100
March 11, 2020123456789RHE
Lipscomb13150511017172
Tennessee Tech04005050014142
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: EINSTEIN (3-0) 1.143312
Loss: FISHER (0-3) 2.021102
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
ADAMS (LIP) 634311
HINCHMAN (TTU) 424220
Baseball Slated For Two Midweek Games
Monday, March 9, 2020
By Jack Bluhm
Baseball Slated For Two Midweek Games

NASHVILLE - The Lipscomb baseball team will start a new week and is scheduled for back-to-back match-ups against Austin Peay and Tennessee Tech.

The Bisons will first play host to the Governors on Tuesday and then follow that up with a trip to Cookeville, Tennessee to face the Golden Eagles. Tuesday's game from Dugan Field has a first pitch start time of 4:05 p.m. and Wednesday's contest will start at 3:00 p.m.

The game versus Austin Peay will be broadcast on the Lipscomb Bisons YouTube channel, while the game at Tennessee Tech will be available on ESPN+. Live stats will also be available for both games.

Tuesday's game at Dugan Field will also be 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.

There is a chance of rain in the forecast for both Tuesday and Wednesday, so be sure to follow @Bisonbaseball on Twitter and check lipscombsports.com for any updates regarding the games.

 

PROBABLE STARTERS:

TUESDAY - RHP Patrick Williams (0-0, 2.89 ERA) vs. RHP Peyton Jula (1-0, 5.40 ERA)
WEDNESDAY - TBD vs. TBD

 

SCOUTING THE COMPETITION:

  • The Governors have compiled an overall record of 6-9 on the year and are 1-3 in road games.
  • Austin Peay started Ohio Valley Conference play last weekend and went 1-2 against Murray State.
  • Gino Avros is the top-bat for the Govs hitting .339 with eight doubles, one home run and 10 RBI.
  • Tennessee Tech has an overall record of 3-11 through the first four weeks of the season.
  • After sweeping Evansville to start their season, the Golden Eagles have struggled as they have lost 11 consecutive games.

AROUND THE HORN:

  • The Bisons returned home from their first road trip of the season at Alabma where they took one of three games against the No. 25 ranked Crimson Tide.
  • Lipscomb ended Alabama's 14-game winning streak to start the season by taking game two of the series, 3-2.
  • The victory over the Crimson Tide on Saturday was the first time the Bisons beat a ranked opponent since March 27, 2018 when they took down No. 8 Vanderbilt, 5-1.
  • Sophomore RHP Scott Elgin had a career-night in the first game of the series versus the Tide tossing 6.0 innings without allowing an earned run and recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts.
  • Elgin's 10 K's were the most by a Lipscomb pitcher this season and the first time a Lipscomb pitcher hit double-digit punchouts since Chris Kachmar struck out 10 vs. North Alabama on May 16, 2019.
  • Leadoff hitter Haddon Adams unfortunately saw his 11-game hitting streak come to an end over the weekend.
  • The Purple and Gold have been successful when stealing bases this season going 21-for-22. Adams leads the team with six bag swipes.
  • Sophomore Chaz Bertolani leads the Bisons in hitting with a .379 average, which ranks fourth in the ASUN.