Baseball to Host #19 Troy

April 27, 2011

Boca Raton, Fla. -

FAU Game Notes

Troy Game Notes



Projected Starting Pitching Match Up:

Friday: FAU - RHP Ryan Garton (3-2, 4.17 ERA, 39 K, 24 BB)

Troy - RHP Tyler Ray (9-0, 1.47 ERA, 46 K, 9 BB)

Saturday: FAU - RHP Paul Davis (7-1, 2.43 ERA, 46 K, 16 BB)

Troy - LHP Ryan Sorce (5-3, 3.08 ERA, 40 K, 8 BB)

Sunday: FAU - R.J. Alvarez (5-3, 4.50 ERA, 47 K, 25 BB)

Troy - LHP Jimmy Hodgskin (2-3, 3.67 ERA, 41 K, 31 BB)

The Florida Atlantic University baseball team begins a three-game Sun Belt Conference home series against #19-ranked Troy University on Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. from the FAU Baseball Stadium, 777 Glades Road on the Boca Raton campus.

The Owls stand 24-16 overall and are in second place in the conference with an 11-7 mark. FAU is coming off a 7-3 loss at Arkansas State University on Sunday. FAU has won its last eight league home games.

Meanwhile, Troy enters the weekend with a 30-11 record overall and leads the SBC with a 14-4 record. The Trojans swept Western Kentucky University last weekend in conference play but are coming off a 4-3 loss at UAB on Tuesday.

FAU took two of the three games last season in Troy and lead the all-time series 22-14, including an 11-4 record in games played in Boca Raton.

Sunday's game will be Delray Beach Little League Day at the Ballpark.

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