Behrend Baseball Heads to Allegheny Today

Behrend Baseball Heads to Allegheny Today

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team will travel to Meadville, Pa. to play a single nine-inning game against the Allegheny Gators, beginning at 4 p.m.

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Behrend News & Notes:

* Behrend improves their winning streak to nine straight with two wins over Hilbert on Wednesday
* The Lions swept the Hawks 12-0 in both games
* Sophomore Thomas Zbezinski (Gibsonia, PA/Pine Richland) threw a complete-game shutout in the opener, allowing two hits and striking out five for this third win of the season
* In game two, freshman Donny Watters (Perry, OH/Perry) went 5-for-5 with three runs
* Freshman Joshua Wagner (South Park, PA/South Park) went 5-for-9 with seven RBIs, three doubles and two runs in the doubleheader
* Wagner is tied for first in the AMCC with 18 RBIs this season
* Senior hurler Phil Myers (DuBois, PA/DuBois Central Catholic) is five strikeouts away from 150 for his career
* Senior Scott Sada (Saegertown, PA/Saegertown), who extended his hitting streak to 10 games, needs 11 more RBIs to reach 150 for his career

Allegheny News & Notes:

* The Gators are 8-7 overall and have won two in a row
* Allegheny had its doubleheader vs. Wabash on Saturday suspended in game two
* The Gators won the opener 3-2 and was winning 2-0 until the game was called in the bottom of the third
* Sean Kealey is 3-2 on the mound and has fanned 39 in six appearances

Series History

* The Gators are 32-11 against the Lions in a series that began in 1987
* Allegheny is on a five-game winning streak vs. Behrend
* The Gators posted a 17-5 victory last season
* The Lions last win was a 12-4 decision in 2015