Baseball Host Lipscomb In Key A-Sun Series
Thursday, April 16, 2009

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU and Lipscomb three-game conference series begins on Friday at 7:00 p.m., and is now scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. The Eagles currently sit tied in third place with Bison with a 10-5 record in the A-Sun.

Lipscomb leads the overall series, 2-1 after taking two from the Eagles last season. In the three games between the two, Lipscomb has outscored the Eagles 22-17.

The Eagles come into this weekend on a four-game winning streak, and have won six of their last nine games. Tim Roberson leads the A-Sun in hits with 59, is second in home runs with 12, and third in RBI with 43.

The Bison enter this weekend after a 10-6 loss to UT-Martin on Wednesday night. Bison have lost seven of their last nine games. Bison’s starting pitcher Rex Brothers leads the A-Sun in strikeouts with 85 in 57.2 innings.

 Just a reminder, Slammin’ at Hammond tickets are on sale now. Reserve your seat as the Eagles host No. 20 Florida on Tuesday, April 21st at Hammond Stadium, first pitch is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, April 21st

Location: Fort Myers, Fla.

Game Time: 7:00 pm

Stadium: Hammond Stadium

Opponent: University of Florida

The Eagles take on the Florida Gators at Hammond Stadium on April 21st as part of a two for the price of one Doubleheader. The Miracle play at 4:00 p.m. and then the Eagles take on the Gators at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are just $7 for reserved and $5 for general admission.

To purchase tickets, you can contact the Hammond Stadium Box Office at 768-4210 and/or Visit the Miracle ticket office just CLICK HERE

If you are interested in purchasing a large group of tickets (10 or more), contact Jake Perkins with FGCU Athletics by phone at (239) 590-7060 or by email at  regarding group rates and for seating availability.