Baseball To Take On University Of Rhode Island On Tuesday, April 14

Quinnipiac University (9-19) at

University of Rhode Island (19-12-1)

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 – 3:30 p.m.

Bill Beck Field, Kingston, R.I.

Tuesday Turnout

The Quinnipiac University baseball team will travel to Kingston, R.I. on Tuesday, April 14 for a non-conference game against the University of Rhode Island at Bill Beck Field at 3:30 p.m. Quinnipiac is currently 9-19 overall while Rhode Island is 19-12-1, including a 5-1 mark on their home field.

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 457-408-8 (.531) all-time record and a 356-318-7(.532) record at Quinnipiac.

Last Time Out

This past weekend, Quinnipiac split a four-game set with Wagner, with each team coming away with a doubleheader sweep. Quinnipiac took both games on the first day (Apr. 9), 4-3 and 7-5, before the Seahawks bounced back on Saturday, Apr. 10 to take the final two games of the series, 2-0 and 6-7.

In The Books

Senior pitcher Andy Mayer (Trumbull, Conn.) became the first Quinnipiac player since the University ascension to the Division I ranks to win 20 games for his career in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader. The Division I career wins leaders sits in second place all-time at Quinnipiac, trailing all-time leader Tom Signore '85 with 21 wins. Against Wagner, Mayer was tagged for five runs on eight hits over seven innings pitched while walking five. It's his third win in his last four starts as he improves to 3-2 overall. Mayer's seven-inning complete game is his second of the season.

Career Wins

1. Tom Signore ‘85 21

T2. Pat DeMaio ‘61 20

Dan Gooley ‘70 20

Dan O'Neil ‘86 20

5. Andy Mayer ‘09 20

6. Pat Egan ‘07 19

Showing His Stuff

Chris Gloor (Bay Shore, N.Y.) also spun his second complete game of the season on Saturday, holding Wagner to three runs while scattering eight hits over nine innings pitched. Gloor struck out five in the win. Gloor now stands at 3-3 on the year with a 5.06 earned-run average, tops among all Quinnipiac starters. Gloor has also struck out 54 batters over 48 innings pitched.

Gentle Ben

In four games this weekend, Ben Farina (Waterford, Conn.) batted .385 (5-13) while leading the team in doubles (3), homeruns (1), RBI (7) and runs scored (3), as well as total bases (10) and slugging percentage (.769). For the year, Farina leads the team with eight doubles and is tied for the team lead with three homeruns.

Last Man On The Roster

Gabe Guerino is currently batting a team-high .353 (18-51) with two homeruns, nine RBI and nine runs scored. Guerino also has a team-high .426 on-base percentage and a .471 slugging percentage, good for third on the team. In addition, Guerino is hitting at a .700 (7-10) clip when leading off an inning, also a team-high.