SIUE (10-29, 7-17) vs.
UT Martin (10-30, 3-18)
Fri., May 3, 6 p.m.
Sat., May 4, 1 p.m.
Sun., May 5, 1 p.m.
Simmons Baseball Complex
THE COUGARS: snapped a seven-game losing streak with a Sunday win at Morehead State. SIUE has dropped 13 of its last 15 games. The Cougars batting average of .232 is last in the league. The team ERA is ninth at 5.94.
SERIES STUFF: The Skyhawks own an 8-7 advantage in the all-time series. The Cougars are 6-5 against UT Martin since jumping to NCAA Division I in 2009. SIUE is 4-2 at home against the Skyhawks since 2009.
GOIN' STREAKING: Jacob Stewart has a nine-game hitting streak entering the weekend. James Vazquez and Travis Becherer have hit safely in four straight. Devin Caldwell has reached base in 15 consecutive games.
SENIOR CITIZENS: Nine Cougar seniors will play their final home game Sunday. The Cougars will honor Travis Becherer, Dylan Brown, Joel Greatting, Matt Highland, Luke Ingersoll, Brooks McDowell, Tony Schaeffer, Drew Staples, and James Vazquez prior to the series finale.
DOUBLE DIGITS: Devin Caldwell leads the team with nine home runs. With one more he'll be the first Cougar with at least 10 home runs in a season since Josh Street hit a school-record 15 in 2009.
TAKING A HIT: Greatting has been hit by a pitch 14 times this season, which is 28th nationally. In his career he has been hit by a pitch a school-record 46 times.
Probable Pitching Matchups
Fri.-RHP Dan Tobik (1-5, 5.77)
Sat.- LHP Taylor Cox (0-4, 5.86)
Sun.- LHP Dalton Potts (4-5, 6.65)