Baseball Takes On College Of Charleston At 5 PM

Quinnipiac University (0-7) at

College of Charleston (9-2)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 – 5 p.m.

Patriots Point Stadium – Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Cat Fight - Bobcats and Cougars Square Off

The Quinnipiac University baseball team will look for their first win of the 2009 season when they face the College of Charleston Cougars on Tuesday, March 10. Quinnipiac, 0-7, and C of C, 9-2, hit the field at 5 p.m. at Patriots Points Stadium in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Pitching Probables

Sophomore Kyle Birdsall will take the mound on Tuesday against the College of Charleston. Birdsall has made two appearances in Quinnipiac's first seven games, both out of the bullpen. He was tagged for six runs - five earned - on three hits in 1/3 inning of work against Maryland and also gave up a pair of runs on three hits against Georgia in 1 1/3 innings pitched.

Gimme An "E"

Bobak Emamian currently leads the Bobcats in average (.292) and runs scored (5), while also driving in two runs through Quinnipiac's first seven games. Among the six players in the Quinnipiac lineup who have suited up for every game, Emamian has also posted a team-high .393 on-base percentage.

Double G

Gabe Guerino is quietly making a name for himself as Quinnipiac's super sub, with a hit in both pinch hit opportunities this season. The freshman first baseman has appeared in four games for Quinnipiac and is hitting .333 (3-9) with two RBI and two runs scored.

Good Percentage

With less than two outs and a runner on third base, Quinnipiac is 6-for-10 at the plate.

Leading Off

Quinnipiac is batting .317 (20-63) when leading off an inning.

Simone Says

John Simone, is his first at-bat in over a year, connected for a three-run homer in Quinnipiac's 19-6 loss to Georgia on Saturday.

Another Long Ball

Bryn Doyle also connected for his first homerun of the season against Georgia. Doyle's two-run shot in the second inning of Sunday's loss to the Bulldogs accounted for both of Quinnipiac's runs for the game.

Bob The Builder

In a three-game series against Maryland, Bobak Emamian batted a team-high .364 (4-11) with two RBI and three runs scored. Against the Terrapins in the first game of the series, Emamian was 1-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored while also walking twice. Emamian followed that performance with a 3-for-4 showing in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 28.

Gentle Ben

Ben Farina currently leads the Bobcats in hits (8) through Quinnipiac's first six games. Farina is batting .267 (8-30) with three doubles and a run scored.