FAU Baseball Returns Home to Host Monmouth
Jeremy Strawn will start Saturday's contest for FAU

Jeremy Strawn will start Saturday's contest for FAU

Feb. 20, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Coming off of a 5-2 Wednesday victory at nationally-ranked Miami, the Florida Atlantic University baseball team will return home to host Monmouth (N.J.) in a three-game series starting on Friday, Feb. 21.

The Owls (3-1) fell to Notre Dame in their first game of the season, but have won their last three outings. The FAU offense has earned 36 runs on 51 hits over four games while the pitching staff has struck out 43 and held their opponents to just 32 hits.

FAU is 27-5 all-time against Monmouth, including a three-game sweep in their last meeting in March, 2011 in Boca Raton.

Friday's first pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with junior Austin Gomber (0-1) getting the starting nod for the Owls. On Saturday, Jeremy Strawn (1-0) will take the hill for a 4 p.m. first pitch and newcomer Drew Jackson (1-0) will face the Hawks on Sunday at 1 p.m.

FAU has ten players who have recorded multiple RBI this season. Freshman Stephen Kerr and senior Levi Meyer are each batting .600 or better on the year with Meyer leading the team with seven RBI.

Live audio of the Friday and Sunday games will be provided free of charge on FAUSports.com with Brandon Goodwin on the call.

Fans can take part in special promotions throughout the weekend, including Family Fun Packs on Friday, Little League Day on Saturday and Kid's Day / Bark at the Park on Sunday.

For ticket information, visit FAUSports.com or call 1-866-FAU-OWLS.

 

 

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