Posted: Mar 25, 2019
SIUE (7-13) vs.
Saint Louis (11-12)
Tue., March 26, 5 p.m.
Simmons Baseball Complex
SIUE RHP Brian Chandler (0-0) vs. Saint Louis (1-1) RHP Luke Matheny (1-1)
- First pitch has been moved up 5 p.m.
- SIUE leads the all-time series 27-23. The Cougars are 18-8 at home in the series. Last year, SLU won two of three season meetings.
- Sophomore transfer Brian Chandler will make his third start of the year and his first at home.
- SIUE boasts the fifth-best batting average in the Ohio Valley Conference at .261
- As a team, SIUE has 44 doubles, second-most in the league
- The Cougars' Dustin Woodcock and Raul Elguezabal each have eight doubles this year and share the OVC lead in doubles per game at .40
- Three SIUE pitchers, Collin Baumgartner (4th), Chris Robinson (8th) and David Llorens (10th) are among the top 10 in the OVC in strikeouts per nine innings.
- The Billikens are the defending Atlantic 10 Conference champions and are 11-12 overall this year
- Junior transfer Luke Matheny will start for the Billikens. He is 1-1 with a 3.20 ERA in six appearances. Tuesday will be his fourth start of the year