March 27, 2009

Baseball Hosts Binghamton On Friday, March 27 At 3 PM

Quinnipiac University Bobcats (3-12) vs.

Binghamton University Bearcats (6-7)

Friday, March 27, 2009 – 3 p.m.

Quinnipiac Baseball Field – Hamden, Conn.

On The Air

Mike Radomski – play-by-play

Aaron Tanguay – color commentary

WQAQ.com

Bobcats Radio Network

Bobcats and Bearcats

The Bobcats will host Binghamton University on Friday, March 27 at 3 p.m. at the Quinnipiac Baseball Field on the Mt. Carmel Campus of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. Quinnipiac enters the game with a record of 3-12 following back-to-back losses to Holy Cross (3-1, 3/22/09) and Army (16-3, 3/24/09). Binghamton enters Friday's game with a record of 6-7 after winning their last three games and five of their last six.

All-Time Against Binghamton

This is the first meeting between Quinnipiac and Binghamton all-time.

On The Air

Mike Radomski will have the play-by-play for Friday's game against Binghamton, joined along side by Aaron Tanguay with the color commentary. The live audio feed can be found at www.quinnipiacbobcats.com.

Video Stream

A live video stream is also available for Friday afternoon's game against Binghamton.

350 and 450

With wins in his last two games, Quinnipiac head coach Dan Gooley won his 350th game at Quinnipiac and 450th all-time. Now in his 24th year, and 19th at Quinnipiac, Gooley carries a 452-401-8 (.531) all-time record and a 351-311-7(.532) record at Quinnipiac.

Atta Boy Mo

Brian Monack opened the year as the team's 8th hitter but has played his way into the top half of the lineup. Monack currently leads Quinnipiac with a .294 (10-34) average, while also leading the team in on-base percentage (.368). Monack is also hitting a team-high .308 with runners on third base with two outs.


Big Ben

Ben Farina hit his first homerun of the season in a 10-4 loss to Duke on Wednesday night. Farina currently leads Quinnipiac in hits (16) and doubles (5).

M-I-C...K-E-Y

Mickey Amanti has advanced a runner on base in 16 of the 25 opportunities to do so this season for a team-best .640 percentage.

Table Setter

Farina leads Quinnipiac with a .429 (12-28) average when leading off an inning.

Bobcats' Rudy

Bobak Emamian, who was used sparingly over the last two seasons as a back-up catcher has stepped into the starting left field spot for Quinnipiac. Emamian has put up solid offensive numbers thus far, hitting .265 (13-49) with two doubles, five RBI and six runs scored.

Doyle Rules

Bryn Doyle is one of two Bobcats, along with Farina, to start in every game for Quinnipiac this season. Doyle is hitting .250 (14-56), but his 14 hits rank second on the team. He also leads the team in homeruns (2), RBI (8) and runs scored (8). Doyle also carries a team-high .375 slugging percentage while his .364 on-base percentage is second on the team. Doyle also has a .333 average (5-15) with runners in scoring position.

Backstop

Now in his third year as the Bobcats' starting catcher, Michael Marmo is enjoying some early-season success at the plate. The senior from Brookville, N.Y. is tied for the team-lead in RBI with eight.

These Guys Make The Most Of Their At-Bats

Sophomores Joe Poletsky and Anes Koummal rank 8th and 9th in batting average among everyday players for Quinnipiac. The duo both have six RBI - on six hits. In addition, Koummal is 2-for-3 on the year with a runner on third base with less than two outs.