Baseball Heads To New Haven To Face Yale At 3 PM

Quinnipiac University (6-13) at

Yale University (6-9)

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 – 3 p.m.

Yale Field – New Haven, Conn.

On The Air

Brett Gross – WQAQ

Bobcats Radio Network

Elm City Showdown

The Bobcats will travel to Yale Field in New Haven, Conn. to take on Yale University in a non-conference match-up set for 3 p.m. Quinnipiac is currently 6-13 overall while Yale enters the game at 6-9.

On The Air

Brett Gross will have the play-by-play for Wednesday's game at Yale. 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 454-402-8 (.531) all-time record and a 353-312-7(.532) record at Quinnipiac.

Athlete of the Month

Brian Monack (Orange, Conn.) was named the Eli's Restaurant Group/Quinnipiac March Athlete of the Month. Monack led Quinnipiac with a .313 average and a team high 15 hits in 13 games played. He currently boasts a team-best 10-game hitting streak in the month, while he also tied for the team lead in homeruns (2) and RBI (7). He's also scored four runs, while carrying a team-high .456 slugging percentage and a .365 on-base percentage, good for second on the team. Monack also pitched two innings against College of Charleston on March 10, holding C of C scoreless on two hits while striking out two. Monack made a spectacular catch in the game that landed him as the top play on ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 for the second time in his career. He was also the No. 2 play for ESPN's Plays of the Week.

Respect The Streak

Freshman infield Chris Migani (Orange, Conn.) holds Quinnipiac's second-longest active hitting streak at seven games. Migani is batting .288 (15-52) with three doubles, six RBI and six runs scored. Migani has a pair of three-hit games, against Michigan State on March 13 and against Fairfield on March 31.

Taking The Pole

Joe Poletsky (Riverside, Conn.) is tied for the team lead with nine RBI in 17 games played. Poletsky also leads the team in multiple-RBI games (three) and triples (two) while also collected three doubles on the year.

Three-Spot

Through its first 19 games, Quinnipiac is 4-3 with Monack batting in the third spot of the lineup and 2-10 with any other Bobcat.