Golden Eagles to host Central Arkansas, will play doubleheader Friday due to weather

Golden Eagles to host Central Arkansas, will play doubleheader Friday due to weather

SCHEDULE ADVISORY

Due to inclement weather, including thunderstorms, expected in the area this weekend, Tennessee Tech and Central Arkansas baseball will play a doubleheader beginning Friday, Apr. 12 at 2:00 p.m. CT. Both games are currently scheduled to be streamed on ESPN+. Game three of the series is still currently scheduled for a 2:00 p.m. first pitch on Saturday. 

By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

Tennessee Tech Baseball Weekend Preview (4/11)

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team heads into its Ohio Valley Conference by week smack dab in the middle of an eight-game home stand. The Golden Eagles will play host to Central Arkansas in a three-game series starting Friday, Apr. 12 with a 6:00 p.m. tilt.

Game two of the series is slated for a 2:00 p.m. first pitch on Saturday while the series finale is currently scheduled for 1:00 p.m. start on Sunday. All three games are currently scheduled to be streamed live on ESPN+.

With inclement weather expected in the area throughout the weekend, fans are encouraged to check social media and the TTUSports.com website for updates concerning this weekend's schedule and streaming schedule.

Tech enters the weekend with an 11-6 home record this season, fresh off a 7-1 victory over North Alabama on Tuesday. Central Arkansas comes into the series 3-7 on the road this season. The Bears lost their midweek contest against Arkansas State on Tuesday, 6-4.

TENNESSEE TECH (13-17) vs. CENTRAL ARKANSAS (15-18)

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TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES
2019 Record: 13-17
2019 OVC Record: 3-12 (11th)
Head Coach: Justin Holmes
TTU: 13-17 (1st Season)
Career: Same

STATS LEADERS
AVG: Kevin Strohschein (.379)
2B: Kevin Strohschein (10)
3B: 4 players tied (1)
HR: Jason Hinchman (13)
RBI: Jason Hinchman (35)
R: Jason Hinchman / Kevin Strohschein (29)
BB: Jason Hinchman (23)
SB: Jason Hogan / Kevin Strohschein (2)
ERA: Jacob Cole (5.34)
W: 4 players tied (2)
APP: Jacob Cole (12)
IP: Mark Leonard (36.2)
K: Mark Leonard (42)
SV: Tyler Sylvester (2)

CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS
2019 Record: 15-18
2019 Southland Record: 8-7 (T-7th)
Head Coach: Allen Gum
UCA: 262-223 (9th Season)
Career: Same

STATS LEADERS
AVG: Josh Ragan (.333)
2B: Josh Ragan (10)
3B: Christian Brasher / Kolby Johnson (1)
HR: Josh Ragan (3)
RBI: Josh Ragan (21)
R: Josh Ragan (22)
BB: Beau Orlando (23)
SB: Kolby Johnson (5)
ERA: Cody Davenport (1.74)
W: Noah Cameron / Brad Verel (3)
APP: Brad Verel (12)
IP: Cody Davenport (51.2)
K: Noah Cameron (42)
SV: Gavin Stone (2)

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