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Baseball Travels to Youngstown State
Release: Friday 04/07/2017 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State baseball team will play three games this weekend at Youngstown State.

The Raiders will play a single game Saturday at 3 pm and a doubleheader Sunday at Noon.

Follow The Raiders: Fans should look for the stats button for all games on wsuraiders.com.

Tickets: For home games, fans can buy tickets at the gate for $5 and $3 for children 3-13 while WSU students with a valid ID will receive free admission. 

Raiders: Wright State, 19-7, 9-0, has won seven straight games, including three Horizon League games versus Oakland over last weekend.  It marked the third straight weekend when the Raiders swept a league series.  The Raiders have outscored their Horizon League foes 54-18 in the nine conference games so far.  This is also the first time the Raiders have started 9-0 in league play.

The Raiders are coming off a 4-2 win over Toledo Tuesday night as Nick Weybright led the way with a pair of hits and two runs while Kevin Whatley also finished with two hits.  Trevor Swaney (2-2) scattered six hits over seven innings, walking none while striking out five as Derek Hendrixson picked up a save.

On the season, Matt Morrow leads the team at .305 while Seth Gray has a .303 batting average with 30 hits and 18 runs scored.  Marquez is hitting .298 with 20 RBI on four homeruns.  Jeremey Randolph has appeared in 21.2 innings for the Raiders over eight games, allowing just one run and striking out 11.  Danny Sexton (6-0) picked up the win last Friday and currently has a 0.57 ERA.

Youngstown State: The Penguins, 7-18 and 3-6, are coming off an 11-6 win at #29 Kent State Tuesday after taking one of three at Northern Kentucky over the weekend.  YSU has won five of its last seven matchups.

Nico Padovan is hitting .318 with five doubles while Andrew Kendrick holds a .315 average with 25 RBI and 11 homeruns.  Web Charles is hitting .310 on 27 hits in 25 games. 

Dion Felger got the win at Kent State while Joel Hake nailed down the save by pitching 4.1 innings, giving up just one hit.  Trey Bridis drove in four on three hits, including a home run.

 

Standings

Wright State 19-7, 9-0
UIC 18-7, 8-1
Northern Kentucky 10-17, 5-1
Youngstown State 7-18, 3-6
Oakland 3-22, 1-5
Valparaiso 10-16, 1-5
Milwaukee 8-17, 0-9

Next Up: The Raiders will host Xavier Tuesday night.

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