Baseball Hosts La Roche in AMCC Action Today

Baseball Hosts La Roche in AMCC Action Today

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend baseball team will host the La Roche Redhawks in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) doubleheader today at the Behrend Field.

Thursday, April 25 
Penn State Behrend vs. La Roche, 2 p.m. – Live Stats | Video  
Penn State Behrend vs. La Roche, 5 p.m. – Live Stats | Video

Behrend News & Notes:

* The Lions improved to 10-4 in the AMCC with a pair of wins over D'Youville yesterday
* Behrend has recorded four shut outs this season, all by a 12-0 score
* Scott Sada (Saegertown, PA/Saegertown) went 4-for-7 in game two vs. the Spartans to reach 250 career hits
* Sada is the second player in program history to reach 250 hits and 150 RBIs
* In game one, Mason McGuire (Pittsburgh, PA/Upper St. Clair) went 3-for-4 with three RBIs
* Freshman pitcher Thomas Zbezinski (Gibsonia, PA/Pine Richland) got his sixth win in the opener, while senior Eric Mikulan (Pittsburgh, PA/Hampton) earned his third victory in game two
La Roche News & Notes:

* The Redhawks, the defending AMCC Champions, were the top pick in the Coaches Preseason Poll
* La Roche is in the driver's seat in the AMCC standings with a 12-2 conference mark
* The Redhawks are 19-10 overall and recently swept D'Youville on Monday afternoon
* La Roche posted 10-0 and 5-1 victories against the Spartans thanks to three home runs on the day
* Senior Joe Professori tied the school's all-time hits record with a single in the bottom of the fifth in game two vs. D'Youville
* Professori leads the AMCC in batting average (.417) and home runs (8), while ranking tied for third with 37 RBIs

Series History

* The Lions and Redhawks all-time series dates back to the 1987 season
* Behrend holds a slight 31-29 lead yet La Roche is 9-1 against the Lions in the last 10 contests
* Behrend and the Redhawks have met four times in the AMCC Championship Game
* Last season, La Roche posted 9-3, 12-7 victories over the Lions