The Redhawks hold a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series against Oral Roberts.
2/28/2013 4:11:00 PM
Baseball Plays Host to Oral Roberts in Three Game Set This Weekend
Southeast Missouri (6-3) vs. Oral Roberts (3-4)
This Weekend's Schedule:
Friday-Sunday - 3 p.m., 2 p.m., 1 p.m.
Cape Girardeau, Mo.
SEMO: Steve Bieser
(6-3 / First Season); ORU: Ryan Folmar (3-4 / First Season )
ESPN 92.9 FM/ ESPN 1220 AM - Play-by-Play: Erik Sean
Audio Webcast: GoSoutheast.com
Live Stats: GoSoutheast.com
Friday - Cloudy, Chance of Rain, 38
Saturday - Mostly Cloudy, 35
Tuesday - Mostly Cloudy, 41
Complete Southeast Missouri Baseball Game Notes
Setting the Table
The Southeast Missouri baseball team hosts Oral Roberts this weekend at Capaha Field. The Golden Eagles were a 2012 NCAA Regional Qualifer and carry a 3-4 record coming into this weekend. Game times are set for 3:00 p.m. on Friday, 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Redhawks Against ORU
The Redhawks hold a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series against Oral Roberts. The two teams last met in 1997 as the Redhawks took two games of a three game set against ORU. The two teams also met in 1995.
Southeast sophomore Andy Lennington
extended his hitting streak to a career-high 11 games on Tuesday with an RBI single. Lennington has hit in all nine games this season and earned a hit in the final two games of 2012. He is second in the OVC in RBI with 12 on the season.
Southeast leads the OVC in batting average (.306) and runs scored this season with 70 as they average 7.78 per game.
Southeast has three players that rank second in the OVC in hit this season with 12 as Cole Bieser
, Jason Blum
and Andy Lennington
lead the Redhawks in hits this season.
Southeast sophomore Jason Blum
leads the Ohio Valley Conference in runs this season with 12. He also ranks fifth in the OVC in batting average at .394.
Preseason OVC Polls
The Southeast Missouri Baseball team was picked eighth in the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll. Austin Peay, the OVC Co-Regular season and tournament champions in back-to-back seasons were picked to win the league with 14 first place votes. Southeast Missouri junior left fielder Derek Gibson
was named Preseason All-OVC after earning First-Team All-OVC last season by the coaches and sports information directors in the OVC.