PREVIEW: Crusaders Travel to Hardin-Simmons University on Monday (Mar. 11)

PREVIEW: Crusaders Travel to Hardin-Simmons University on Monday (Mar. 11)

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GAME INFORMATION

Date: March 11th (9 innings)

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Opponent: Hardin-Simmons University

Records: Dallas (10-4), Hardin-Simmons (6-9)

Location: Abilene, Texas


FIRST PITCH

The University of Dallas baseball team will travel to Abilene, Texas to take on Hardin-Simmons University on Monday (Mar. 11) for a single nine inning game. First pitch is set for 3:00 p.m. The Crusaders are coming off a three-game sweep over Dallas Christian College last weekend.   


UDCRUSADERS HEADLINES

- Conrad Voss (Corona, Calif.) was named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) pitcher of the Week. Voss blanked Dallas Christian College through six innings, retiring 10-straight batters during one stretch and struck out a season-high five batters.

- Voss ranks atop the SCAC standings by matching a career-high four wins on the season, with an overall 4-1 record on the mound.

- Jordan Stickler (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Josh Abalos (Lewisville, Texas) rank 1, 2 in the SCAC stolen bases leaderboard. Stickler has a team-lead with 12, while Abalos has swiped 11.

- Zachary Taylor (Humble, Texas) leads the team and is T-3 in the SCAC with 19 strikeouts.

- Tyler Montemayor (Boerne, Texas) is tied for the conference lead with three saves on the year.

- Stickler has now reached base safely in all but two games this season. He currently has a six-game on base streak.

- Jessup Scott (Lewiston, Idaho) is tied for the conference-lead with 14 RBI.

- Stickler continues to climb up the all-time stolen base record board. He now ranks fourth all-time in UD history (60). Abalos is now tied for seventh all-time in successful stolen bases (46).


BY THE NUMBERS

- Dallas holds an 8-7 all-time record over Hardin-Simmons.

- UD last played the Cowboys on February 12, 2017 at AirHogs Stadium in Grand Prairie. The Crusaders came out on top 6-3.

- HSU notched a three-game sweep over UD in the last series in Abilene.

- Cowboys Season Stats

- UD Season Stats


A LOOK AT THE COWBOYS

- Hunter Garrison leads the team with 11 runs off of 20 hits, drawing 12 walks. Garrison is tied with Jamie Dominguez for a team-leading 12 RBI.

- Garrison has a .317 batting percentage in 63 at bats. 

- The Cowboys have gathered their only wins on the season when Jaxon Terrell and Hayden Clark have started on the mound. Terrell is 3-2 , while Clark is 3-1 on the bump. 

- Terrell leads the team with 31 strikeouts this season.

- In the Cowboys last game against Sul Ross State University, the team scored a season-high 13 runs off of 14 hits, while producing 12 RBI. 


UP NEXT

Dallas will host Blackburn College (IL) on Thursday (Mar. 14). First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.