Behrend Baseball Hosts Fredonia in Home Opener Sunday

Behrend Baseball Hosts Fredonia in Home Opener Sunday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team will host the Fredonia Blue Devils in their home opener on Sunday with two seven-inning games, beginning at 2 p.m.

Sunday, Mar. 23 
Penn State Behrend vs. Fredonia, 2 p.m. – Live Stats | Video  
Penn State Behrend vs. Fredonia, 4:30 p.m. – Live Stats | Video

Behrend News & Notes:

* Sunday's games are the first at home for Behrend this season
* The Lions picked up a pair of non-conference wins over Waynesburg on Wednesday to put their record at 7-5 overall
* Behrend won game one 8-3 behind five doubles on 10 hits and then posted a 12-5 victory in the nightcap
* Senior Scott Sada (Saegerotwn, PA/Saegertown) leads the team in hits (16), RBIs (10) and doubles (8)
* Senior Mason McGuire (Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair) and Justin Foreman (Oakdale, PA/South Fayette) recently became members of the 100-hit club
* McGuire reached 100 hits over spring break and Foreman registered three hits vs. the Yellow Jackets on Wednesday to get to 100
* The Lions enter the non-conference contests on a five-game winning streak

Fredonia News & Notes:

* The Blue Devils sport a 9-5 overall record before today's doubleheader at Case Western
* Fredonia has scored 119 runs in 14 games
* Junior William Clifford leads the team with 20 hits and is second with 15 RBIs
* The Blue Devils recently defeated New Paltz three times over two days (19-1, 4-3, 5-3)

Series History

* The Lions and Fredonia annually battle for the I-90 cup
* The Cup belongs to the Blue Devils after a 9-3 win over Behrend last season
* The Lions lead the all-time series 36-28, dating back to 1987