ULM (14-14, 2-7 SBC) vs. Arkansas State (17-13, 7-2 SBC)
Game 29: Friday, April 6, 2012, 6 p.m. / ULM: RHP Cale Wine (4-3, 4.68 ERA) vs. ASU: RHP Jacob Lee (3-1, 2.98 ERA)
Game 30: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 4 p.m. / ULM: LHP Randy Zeigler (2-4, 2.72 ERA) vs. ASU: RHP Daniel Wright (1-2, 3.63 ERA)
Game 31: Sunday, April 8, 2012, 1 p.m. / ULM: RHP Andrew Richardson (0-3, 5.79 ERA) vs. ASU: RHP Cory Kyle (2-2, 4.78 ERA)
Location: Tomlinson Stadium / Jonesboro, Ark.
Radio: Talk 540 AM / ulmwarhawks.com
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JONESBORO, Ark. - The ULM baseball team (14-14, 2-7
SBC) makes its first trip to Arkansas State (17-13, 7-2 SBC) since the 2008
season when the two teams open a three-game set Friday night at Tomlinson
Right-hander Cale Wine (4-3, 4.68 ERA) is slated to
start the series-opening game Friday at 6 p.m. against fellow righty Jacob Lee
(3-1, 2.98 ERA). Southpaw Randy Zeigler (2-4, 2.72 ERA) will take on Daniel
Wright (1-2, 3.63 ERA) Saturday at 4 p.m. Andrew Richardson (0-3, 5.79 ERA) is penciled
in to start the finale Sunday at 1 p.m. against Cory Kyle (2-2, 4.78 ERA).
Live stats and audio will be available all weekend
long at www.ulmwarhawks.com.
-Arkansas State defeated the Warhawks two games to one to
claim last season's series April 8-10 in Monroe.
-ULM came up on the short end of a 2-1 series defeat at
FIU last weekend, but the three-game set was decided by only two runs (14-12).
-The Warhawks outhit the Golden Panthers 27-25, had more
total bases (45-38), stole one more base (5-4), and the two teams were tied
with nine extra base hits each.
-Jeremy Sy continued to put up All-Sun Belt caliber
numbers against FIU, batting an even .500 (6-for-12) over the weekend in Miami.
Sy contributed a triple, a home run, two RBIs, five runs scored and three
stolen bases during the three-game set.
-Sy has reached base in a team and career-high 19 straight
games. The senior shortstop leads ULM with a .359 batting average, the
fifth-best clip in the Sun Belt Conference, and has added two home runs, six
doubles, four triples, 17 RBIs and 21 runs scored.
-Fellow senior Les Aulds is in the midst of an eight-game
on-base streak, logging an 11-for-27 (.407) hitting stretch in his last eight
starts. Aulds has also stolen three bases and scored seven runs during the
-Taylor Abdalla is tied for second in the Sun Belt
Conference with 10 doubles this season, including a league-best five
two-baggers in conference play.
-ULM is currently ranked 35th in average attendance and
36th in total attendance nationally through its first 16 home dates in 2012.
Warhawk Field has already seen 26,733 people pass through its gates, and a
season-high 2,433 fans were on hand for the March 17 contest against
-Through 28 games, ULM holds the edge over the opposition
in extra base hits (66-63), stolen bases (41-31) and fielding percentage
-Head coach Jeff Schexnaider is tied with Brad Holland
for fourth place on the ULM career wins list. Schexnaider has 150 victories in
his sixth year at the helm of the Warhawks.