The College of Staten Island Baseball team plays host to Purchase College in a non-conference bout at the CSI Baseball Complex in a single game.
CSI vs. PURCHASE COLLEGE
Matchup: College of Staten Island (12-13) vs. Purchase College (17-14)
Where: CSI Baseball Complex – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 2-1
Last Meeting: March 27, 2012 – CSI won, 4-0
Players to Watch (CSI): Anthony DiMarco sits second on the team with a .321 batting average and has 10 RBI to his name this season. DiMarco has 27 assists this season, good for third on the team. Anthony Lozada is fourth on the squad, batting .298 with two extra-base hits and 9 RBI. Jett Nouvertne has only struck out seven times this season, the lowest on the team, and when he gets on base he turns those base hits into extra bases. Nouvertne uses his speed to motor around the bases and has a team-high 11 steals this season.
Players to Watch (PC): Dylan Flynn leads the team with a .364 batting average and also leads the way with 22 RBI. Flynn isn’t content with where he ends up after one of his hits as he leads the team with 18 stolen bases on 20 attempts. Patrick Wallace sits third on the team, batting .340 and has hit eight doubles and has tallied 21 RBI. On the mound, Jonathon Deacon has the teams best ERA at 1.75 through 46.1 innings pitched. Deacon has allowed just 10 runs all season and has struck out 26.
News & Notes: This will be the fourth meeting in school history and first since 2012. The Panthers come in on a two-game losing streak while the Dolphins have been rolling and have won three straight. On the road, Purchase is 10-7 while the Dolphins boast a strong 9-4 home record. As a team, the Panthers are hitting .286 while the Dolphins are hitting .274. Purchase has committed 59 errors this season while CSI comes in having committed 43 errors.