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No. 2 FGCU to Face No. 6 Lipscomb in A-Sun Championship Elimination Game
Thursday, May 23, 2013 | by Caleb Baker
Dennis Snyder photo
Dennis Snyder photo
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FGCU (37-20)
5/23/2013 | Deland, Fla. | Attendance: 0
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DeLAND, Fla. – The 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship continues with day two on Thursday at Melching Field on the campus of Stetson University in DeLand, Fla., and the second-seeded FGCU baseball team is set to face sixth-seeded Lipscomb in an elimination game beginning at 5 p.m.

The Eagles (37-19) dropped their opening round game against seventh-seeded Kennesaw State, 3-1, on Wednesday evening. In the first game of the day on Thursday, the Bisons fell to No. 3 North Florida, 6-1, to set up the meeting with FGCU.

FGCU holds a 12-6 all-time record against Lipscomb, after taking two of three in the regular season meeting between the schools. The Eagles shutout the Bisons, 8-0, in the opener of the series (Mar. 28) before Lipscomb leveled the set with a 5-2 game two (Mar. 29) win. The Green and Blue earned the series win with a 4-3 victory in the finale (Mar. 30).

It will mark the first-ever postseason meeting between FGCU and Lipscomb.

Live video, live stats, in-game Twitter updates (@FGCU_Baseball), results and recaps throughout the weekend will be available at www.FGCUATHLETICS.com.