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Retriever Baseball Takes on Maryland Wednesday Evening
BALTIMORE—The UMBC baseball team returns home for the first time in 37 days to take on local rival Maryland at 6 p.m. at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. There will be free hot dogs, chips and sodas to all in attendance, while supplies last. If you cannot make it out to the game, live stats will be available at http://www.umbcretrievers.com/livestats/baseball/xlive.htm.
UMBC News and Notes: Senior Ed Bach was named America East Pitcher of the Week last week after only allowing three hits in 9.1 innings last week with 10 strikeouts. Junior Bryan Russo leads the Retrievers with three home runs and 18 RBI, while sophomore Curtis Schickner continues to pace the lineup with a .353 average. UMBC took 3-of-4 at Hartford to open conference play this past weekend. It was the first opening conference series win for the Retrievers since 2001, when they took 2-of-3 from Wagner in the Northeast Conference.
Maryland News and Notes: The Terps come to Baltimore having won their last game, a 4-2 decision over Atlantic Coast Conference foe Boston College on Sunday. Maryland is led at the plate by Brandon Padula, who is batting .418 with three home runs and 24 RBI, while Matt Marquis leads the team with four long balls. Brett Harman leads the pitching staff with 57 K’s in 55.2 innings. John Dischert leads the Terps with a 1.88 ERA in 12 relief appearances and 32 strikeouts in 24 innings.
Georgetown Game to Broadcast Live via UMBCRetrievers.tv: UMBCRetrievers.tv is proud to announce that the Retriever home baseball game against George Washington on Wednesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. has been added to the video streaming schedule for the first time. The broadcast will feature multiple camera angles and a radio style play-by-play. The cost to purchase the game is $4.95. If you have signed up for the All-Access pass, the game is included in that package. We look forward to bringing Retriever Baseball to your computer, and with your support, we hope to bring you more baseball action in the future!