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Baseball Faces Wheaton (Mass.)

Robert Marcelle is hitting .368 this season and was named ODAC Player of the Week one time.
Robert Marcelle is hitting .368 this season and was named ODAC Player of the Week one time.

YORK, Pa. – No. 10/10 Shenandoah University baseball continues its run tonight in the 2017 York Regional with a 7:45 contest at PEOPLEsBank Park against Wheaton (Mass.).

Shenandoah (37-8) advanced into the second round with a 5-3 victory Thursday night versus Maritime (N.Y.) while Wheaton (24-14) was an 8-6 victor over Elizabethtown.

The Lyons, members of the NEWMAC, qualified for the tournament via Pool C (at-large). They are the third seed in the regional.

Tonight's game is the first-ever matchup between the two schools in baseball.

SU had 11 hits in its Thursday win including three from Neil Dutton and two from both Tristan Baker and Nick Goode.

Baker and Jake Loew each drove in two runs with Loew driving in the winning run of the game and Baker the final run.

The Hornets are now hitting .325 as a team with seven of the nine expected starters tonight hitting at least .337.

Sophomore Luke Nussman, who extended his hitting streak to 15 games last night, leads this group with a .460 average.

Loew's two RBI last night give him 56 for the year, surpassing his 2016 total by one and placing him seventh on the all-time season list. Loew is 11 RBI from the program season record.

Wheaton is hitting .286 as a team with three players: Josh LaJoie, Zach Goodwin-Boyd and Jared Sharkey, hitting at least .321.

LaJoie fronts this trio at .341 along with 14 doubles in 167 at-bats.

Right-handers Brady Furdon or Tommy Larason figure to get the call on the mound for Wheaton with Furdon bringing a 4-2 record into tonight's game and Larason 5-4. Furdon has made 10 starts this season with 42 strikeouts in 63 2/3 innings.

Larason has made eight starts in his 10 appearances and has 21 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings.

Junior Michael Bugonowicz or freshman Gerard DePhillips will get the start tonight for the Hornets.

Bugonowicz is 6-1 with a 2.09 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 51 2/3 innings while DePhillips is 6-2 with a 2.45 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 80 2/3 innings. Both men were named third team All-ODAC this season.

The winner of tonight's game plays the winner of the No. 1 Johns Hopkins/No. 5 Alvernia game on Saturday at 4:30.

Game Notes

Loew Named All-America
July 20, 2017 Loew Named All-America
Loew Named All-America
May 25, 2017 Loew Named All-America
Baseball Faces Hopkins
May 21, 2017 Baseball Faces Hopkins
Macon Upsets Baseball
May 6, 2017 Macon Upsets Baseball
Messiah Upsets Baseball
April 26, 2017 Messiah Upsets Baseball
Baseball Pounds Royals
April 19, 2017 Baseball Pounds Royals
Baseball Holds Spot
April 18, 2017 Baseball Holds Spot
Morse Earns ODAC Accolade
April 17, 2017 Morse Earns ODAC Accolade
Baseball Dominates Saints
April 17, 2017 Baseball Dominates Saints
Baseball Claws Bobcats
April 13, 2017 Baseball Claws Bobcats
Baseball Tops ABCA Poll
April 11, 2017 Baseball Tops ABCA Poll
Baseball Sweeps Wasps
April 8, 2017 Baseball Sweeps Wasps
Baseball Remains No. 1
March 28, 2017 Baseball Remains No. 1
We Are No. 1!
March 21, 2017 We Are No. 1!
Baseball Tops Mounties
March 19, 2017 Baseball Tops Mounties
Baseball Cancelled
March 18, 2017 Baseball Cancelled
Baseball Rises to No. 2
March 7, 2017 Baseball Rises to No. 2
Baseball Swats Beavers
March 5, 2017 Baseball Swats Beavers
Baseball Jumps Ten Spots
February 28, 2017 Baseball Jumps Ten Spots
Baseball Sweeps Case
February 26, 2017 Baseball Sweeps Case
Baseball Outlasts Case
February 25, 2017 Baseball Outlasts Case
Loew Named Player of the Week
February 20, 2017 Loew Named Player of the Week
Baseball Sweeps La Roche
February 19, 2017 Baseball Sweeps La Roche
Baseball Opens with Sweep
February 18, 2017 Baseball Opens with Sweep
Baseball Second in Poll
February 2, 2017 Baseball Second in Poll
Baseball Sixteenth in Poll
January 19, 2017 Baseball Sixteenth in Poll
Loew Named Preseason AA
January 13, 2017 Loew Named Preseason AA
President's List Announced
January 9, 2017 President's List Announced
Academic Honors Announced
January 5, 2017 Academic Honors Announced
Happy Thanksgiving
November 24, 2016 Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Fourth of July!
July 4, 2016 Happy Fourth of July!
Morse Promoted to Auburn
June 27, 2016 Morse Promoted to Auburn
Web 101
August 30, 2015 Web 101