After dropping their first game in South Carolina, CSI has ripped off two-straight, and they will look to extend the streak this afternoon when they wrap up their Spring Training trip with a doubleheader against Chatham University.
CSI vs. CHATHAM UNIVERSITY
Matchup: College of Staten Island (2-1) vs. Chatham (0-0)
Where: Polo Grounds – Cal Ripken Experience – Myrtle Beach, SC
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Live Stats: https://csidolphins.com/sidearmstats/baseball/summary (subject to weather conditions)
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 2-0
Last Meeting: March 6, 2017 – CSI won, 8-0 / CSI won, 9-7
Players to Watch (CSI): Through the first three games, Nicholas Meola is leading the way with a .556 batting average, stroking five hits in nine at-bats and leading the way with four RBI. Domenick Castiglione has stroked a couple of doubles so far, batting an even .500. Jett Nouvertne is next in line with a .400 average, and his two triples leads the team.
Players to Watch (CHA): The Cougars have four seniors this season, and will be led by that foursome of Paul Nussbaum, with Tyler Peyman, Bryan Crawford, and Brett Vallorani. Drew Brannon led the team in hitting a year ago with a .336 average.
News & Notes: These two teams matched up at the Ripken Experience for the very first time two years ago. CSI cruised to an 8-0 win in the opening game in the set and then held on for a 9-7 win in the second game. CSI will wrap up their trip with this doubleheader. A sweep would give them their second 5-1 start in the last three years. CSI will next be in action on Saturday, March 9, at home against Manhattanville College for a doubleheader, weather and field conditions permitting.