ST. BONAVENTURE at N.C. A&T
Friday - Sunday, March 16-18
The St. Bonaventure University baseball team travels to Greensboro, N.C. for a three-game weekend set against the N.C. A&T Aggies. Friday's game will begin at 6:00 p.m., Saturday's first pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. and the series finale on Sunday starts at 1:00 p.m.
LAST TIME OUT
The Bonnies took the series finale from James Madison Sunday led by Ben Contento, Roman Wild and Donovan Moffat's combined two-hitter. One run would be all the Bonnies needed as Ryan MacCarrick had an RBI single in the top of the first driving in the only run of the game. Contento struck out 11 batters in five innings of work.
ABOUT N.C. A&T
The Aggies enter this weekend series against the Bonnies with a 6-11 record and 1-2 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Milton Rivera has started all 17 games for N.C. A&T and batting .301 and leads the team with 22 hits. Zach McLean is second on the team in batting average at .346, starting in 15 games this season. McLean has only struck out six times in 52 at-bats. Tim Luth is 1-1 in four starts for N.C. A&T, posting a 3.70 ERA. Josh Bottenfield has been the Aggies most reliable reliever this season, appearing in 12 games. Bottenfield has pitched 18.1 innings and has an ERA of 1.96.
CONTENTO EARNS A-10 HONORS
After his strong outing against James Madison last Sunday, Ben Contento was name the Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week on Monday. He becomes the second Bonnies pitcher and second consecutive to earn Pitcher of the Week honors this season, joining Braydon Nelson.
The Bonnies host Little Three rival Niagara in their home opener at Fred Handler Park. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. with the second game scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m.
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