Baseball Hosts Vermont For Saturday Afternoon Doubleheader At 12 Noon

Quinnipiac University (4-12) vs.

University of Vermont (4-12)

Saturday, March 28, 2009 – 12 PM (Doubleheader)

Quinnipiac Baseball Field – Hamden, Conn.

On The Air

Mike Radomski – play-by-play

Alex Birsch – color commentary

Bobcat Sports Network – wqaq.com

Let's Play Two

The Bobcats will host the University of Vermont in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday, March 28 at 12 p.m. Quinnipiac enters the game winners of five of their last seven, including a 4-1 win against Binghamton on Friday, March 27. Vermont is currently 4-12.

On The Air

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

350 and 450

With wins against Michigan State and Xavier, 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 453-401-8 (.531) all-time record and a 352-311-7(.532) record at Quinnipiac.

Gloor From Bay Shore

In his first four appearances of the season, Chris Gloor compiled an 0-3 record with a 10.05 ERA after allowing 19 runs (16 earned) on 20 hits over 14 1/3 innings, while striking out 15 and walking 10. In his last two starts, Gloor is 2-0 with a 2.12 ERA after totaling 23 strikeouts on 13 hits over 17 innings pitched. For the season, Gloor is 2-3 with a 5.74 ERA and a team-best 38 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings pitched.

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 .289 (11-38) average, while also leading the team in on-base percentage (.357). 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 .237 (14-59), but his 14 hits rank second on the team. He also leads the team in homeruns (2) and runs scored while his eight RBI rank second on the squad. Doyle also carries a team-high .375 slugging percentage while his .364 on-base percentage is second on the team. Doyle also has a .313 average (5-16) 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. leads the team with nine RBI. He also hit his first homerun of the season in Friday's 4-1 win over Binghamton