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Cougar Baseball Meets Salukis Tuesday

Cougar Baseball Meets Salukis Tuesday

SIUE (6-10) at
SIU Carbondale (10-8)

Tue., March 19, 4 p.m.
Carbondale, Illinois

Probable Starters
SIUE RHP Brian Chandler (0-0) vs. SIU Carbondale RHP Mason Hiser (2-0)

  • SIUE meets sister school SIU Carbondale for the second consecutive year. The Salukis won last season's meeting in Edwardsville
  • SIU Carbondale leads the all-time series 11-6. The Cougars are 2-7 all-time in Carbondale
  • SIUE righthander Brian Chandler will make his second start of the year. He worked 2 1/3 innings last week in a start at Kentucky
  • The Cougars are coming off an Ohio Valley Conference win over Southeast Missouri last weekend
  • SIUE is sixth in the OVC in hitting at .260
  • Freshman centerfielder Jack Rigoni is hitting .339 and just out of the top 10 in the league in batting average. He is 10th in the league with 21 hits
  • Raul Elguezabal leads the OVC in doubles (8) and is fourth in RBIs (17 / 1.06 per game)
  • SIU Carbondale is coming off a series sweep at Illinois. The Salukis are 7-1 at home this season
  • The Salukis are 3-1 this season against the OVC. Tuesday's game is the first of five straight SIUC will play against OVC schools. They will play host to Morehead State next weekend and Belmont next Tuesday
  • Salukis righthander Mason Hiser will make his fourth start of the year. He is 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA. He started the game last season in Edwardsville and worked two innings
  • Live stats are available for the game at SIUSalukis.com 
  • SIU Carbondale also will provide streaming audio of Tuesday's game 

 

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