Baseball Ready for Thursday Rematch with Augustana (S.D.)

NCAA Division II Baseball Championship
#4 Southern New Hampshire (41-16)
vs.
#5 Augustana (S.D.) (50-9)
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 1:30 p.m.
USA Baseball National Training Complex, Stadium Field - Cary, N.C.

COMPLETE GAME NOTES


 

Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics
Schedule/Results
Roster
Statistics

 

SERIES: Augustana leads, 1-0
LAST MEETING: Augustana 5, SNHU 2 (05/26/18 at Cary, N.C.)

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE 
Last time out: SNHU 7, UC San Diego 4 (05/30/18 at Cary, N.C.)
Streak: Won 2
Offensive Leaders: 
#2 Kyle Pangallo – 57 G, 66-196, .337/.428/.480, 2 HR, 35 RBI, 41 R, 16 2B, 3 3B, 18 SB
#7 Tom Blandini – 57 G, 77-232, .332/.419/.500, 2 HR, 49 RBI, 51 R, 13 2B, 10 3B, 15 SB
#1 Thomas Buonopane – 54 G, 55-181, .304/.415/.381, 2 HR, 22 RBI, 39 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 17 SB
#23 Caleb Potter – 54 G, 61-206, .296/.385/.534, 11 HR, 39 RBI, 44 R, 10 2B, 3 3B, 8 SB
Probable Starter: 
#16 Jake Walkinshaw – 12 G, 4 GS, 6-1, 3 SVs, 1.78 ERA, 35.1 IP, 22 H, 9 R, 7 ER, 35/7 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen:
#33 Wesley Tobin – 18 G, 3-1, 2 SV, 1.91 ERA, 37.2 IP, 27 H, 11 R, 8 ER, 41/10 K/BB 
#30 Brendan Welch– 17 G, 2-1, 1 SV, 1.42 ERA, 19.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 20/14 K/BB
#10 Ivon Clough – 6 G, 0-0, 5.06 ERA, 5.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3/1 K/BB

Notes: Southern New Hampshire recorded a 7-4 win against UC San Diego on Wednesday night, finishing off the victory at 1:09 a.m. ... the Penmen jumped out to a 7-0 lead after three innings and then held off the Tritons ... senior Mitchell Powers (Portland, Maine) improved to 6-2 on the season, as he allowed two runs on five hits, while striking out seven and walking a pair, over five-plus innings ... sophomore Wesley Tobin (Portsmouth, N.H.) collected his second save of the season – and his second save of the NCAA Tournament – by tossing three-and-two-thirds innings, giving up two runs on two hits, striking out four and walking one ... freshman Idelson Taveras (Lawrence, Mass.) was one of seven Penmen to record a hit in the contest, going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored, as he notched his first career multi-hit game ... senior Kyle Pangallo (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; home run, three RBI, run) and redshirt-sophomore Joshua Goldstein (Haverhill, Mass.) were each 1-for-3, while sophomore Tom Blandini (Bow, N.H.; home run, RBI, run), redshirt-senior Ryan Sullivan (Hopkinton, Mass.; RBI, run), freshman Sam Henrie (Middleboro, Mass.; run) and senior Caleb Potter (Mentor, Ohio; run) were all 1-for-4.

AUGUSTANA (S.D.)
Last time out: Augustana 6, Florida Southern (05/27/18 at Cary, N.C.)
Streak: Won 3
Offensive Leaders:
#22 Riley Johnson – 59 G, 87-229, .380/.444/.472, 1 HR, 28 RBI, 69 R, 14 2B, 2 3B, 33 SB
#31 Jordan Barth – 57 G, 78-214, .364/.382/.533, 7 HR, 61 RBI, 48 R, 15 2B
#17 Lucas Wylie – 44 G, 42-121, .347./.438/.669, 10 HR, 34 RBI, 25 R, 9 2B
#35 Ryan Nickel – 59 G, 69-220, .332/.419/.430, 2 HR, 28 RBI, 44 R, 11 2B, 1 3B, 16 SB
Possible Starter:
#48 Tyler Mitzel – 14 G, 11 GS, 11-0, 2.09 ERA, 73.1 IP, 61 H, 18 R, 17 ER, 71/17 K/BB
Out of the 'Pen:
#12 Zach Reeg – 21 G, 4-1, 5 SVs, 0.93 ERA, 29.0 IP, 9 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 32/15 K/BB
#13 Austin Orvis – 18 G, 1 GS, 4-0, 1 SV, 1.42 ERA, 25.1 IP, 17 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 23/6 K/BB
#8 Derek Dahlke – 24 G, 3-0, 2 SVs, 3.31 ERA, 35.1 IP, 34 H, 14 R, 13 ER, 40/4 K/BB

Notes: Augustana has been off since upending top-seeded Florida Southern, 6-5, Sunday ... the Vikings led 5-0 after two innings, before Florida Southern scored two in the fifth and the sixth to make it a one-run game, but Augustana would hold on ... freshman JT Mix was 2-for-4 with an RBI, while junior Michael Svozil (walk, two runs) and senior Ryan Menssen (RBI, run) were each 1-for-3 ... junior Lucas Wylie (run), senior Lucas Barry and sophomore Sam Baier all went 1-for-4 ... senior David Flattery allowed two runs on three hits over five innings, striking out six and walking a batter.