ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team will travel to Fort Pierce, Florida to compete in eight games over Spring Break, beginning on Sunday, March 3.
Sunday, Mar. 3
Penn State Behrend vs. Wilkes, 10 a.m.
Monday, Mar. 4
Penn State Behrend vs. Lebanon Valley, 2 p.m., Live Stats
Tuesday, Mar. 5
Penn State Behrend vs. Houghton, 10 a.m., Live Stats
Wednesday, Mar. 6
Penn State Behrend vs. Monmouth (Ill.), 10 a.m.
Penn State Behrend vs. Monmouth (Ill.), 2 p.m.
Thursday, Mar. 7
Penn State Behrend vs. Elizabethtown, 10 a.m.
Friday, Mar. 8
Penn State Behrend vs. Hood, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Mar. 9
Penn State Behrend vs. Eastern Nazarene, 9:30 a.m.
Behrend News & Notes:
* The Behrend Lions were chosen to finish second in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) 2019 Preseason Coaches Poll
* Behrend finished the 2018 campaign with a 25-17 overall record and a third-place finish in the AMCC
* Head coach Paul Benim is entering his 27th season at the helm with a 609-349-4 overall record
* The Lions return starting shortstop Scott Sada (Saegertown, PA/Saegertown). Sada led the team last season in hits, runs, batting average, and doubles
* Senior hurler Phil Myers (DuBois, PA/DuBois Central Catholic) returns after starting in 10 games in 2018, pitching 56 innings and tallied 34 strikeouts
* The Lions will rely on the 19 veterans while welcoming eight freshman to the 2019 squad