April 23, 2009

Baseball Takes On Fairleigh Dickinson In Teaneck, N.J. This Weekend

Quinnipiac University (10-24, 3-9 NEC) at

Fairleigh Dickinson University (9-22, 4-8 NEC)

Friday, April 24 – 3 p.m.

Saturday, April 25 – 12 p.m. (DH)

Sunday, April 26 – 12 p.m.

FDU Field – Teaneck, N.J.

In-State Match-Up

The Quinnipiac University baseball team will head to Teaneck, N.J. this weekend to take on Fairleigh Dickinson University in a Northeast Conference series set from April 24-26. The four game series will be played at FDU Field and includes a 9-inning game on Friday, a pair of 7-inning games on Saturday at 12 p.m. and a 9-inning game at 12 p.m. on Sunday. The Bobcats are 10-24 overall and 3-9 in the NEC while FDU is 9-22 overall and 4-8 in league play.

Doyle Rules

Bryn Doyle (Manchester, N.H.) currently leads Quinnipiac in hits (34) and is second in runs scored (16), while also chipping in with two homeruns and 12 RBI. Doyle has reached base safely in 19 consecutive games and also in 31 of 32 games played this season.

Mr. Clutch

Doyle, a senior, has led by example, as he's hit at a .370 clip (10-27) with runners in scoring position. Doyle is also 3-for-6 with runners on third with less than two outs.

Lucky Number Seven

#7 Mike Marmo (Brookville, N.Y.) is tied with teammate Mickey Amanti (Waterford, Conn.) for the team lead in runs scored (19), while also contributing with two homeruns, six doubles and 16 RBI. Marmo also has a team-high 16 walks. Marmo also has a team-high nine multiple-hit games.

Taking The Pole

Sophomore Joe Poletsky (Greenwich, Conn.) currently leads the team with 18 RBI. Poletsky is second on the team with six multiple-RBI games and eight two-out RBI. Last week, Poletsky batted .412 (7-17) with a pair of doubles, three RBI and three runs scored.

Hey Mickey

Last week, Mickey Amanti (Waterford, Conn.) drove in a five runs while also clubbing a team-best two homeruns. For the year, Amanti is batting .239 (28-117) with two homeruns and 16 RBI, as well as team-high 19 runs scored.

Do It With Two

Amanti also leads the team with 11 two-out RBI while also hitting at a .340 average with a team-best 16 hits with two outs.

In A Pinch

Bobak Emamian (Cheshire, Conn.) was called on to pinch hit on Sunday against Central Connecticut. The senior outfielder delivered a one-out double off the base of the left field wall that score two runs. For the year, Emamian has chipped in with 17 hits, eight RBI and nine runs scored in 22 games played.

Tough Out

Gabe Guerino (Milford, Conn.) continues to impress as he batted a team-high .412 last week as well as posting a team-best three walks. For the year, Guerino leads the team with a .368 average (25-68) with two homeruns, 12 RBI and 11 runs scored. Guerino also carries a team-best .471 slugging percentage anda a .444 on-base percentage.

Table Setter

Freshman lead-off hitter Chris Migani (Orange, Conn.) is hitting at a .378 clip (17-45) when leading off an inning. The first-year shortstop is hitting .270 (30-111) with two homeruns, 12 RBI, six doubles and 17 runs scored.