After ending a season-high 12-game homestand, the JU baseball team (9-7) will begin a four-game road trip with Bethune-Cookman (8-11) on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
JU leads the all-time series over Bethune-Cookman, 43-8, including a 2-1 mark against the Wildcats last season. In the last meeting at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the Dolphins tied a season high with 18 hits en route to a 13-3 win. Due to the JU men’s baskeball team playing a NIT first-round contest against Florida, the broadcast will not be carried on 1010XL. Fans can follow the action on GameTracker by logging onto JUDolphins.com.
Against Stetson, the two teams combined for 70 runs, 100 hits, 20 doubles, seven home runs and 21 errors in three games...in the finale, JU tallied season highs with 18 runs and 18 hits...junior Glenn Witkowski (2-0) earned the win after allowing four runs on nine hits with three walks and a strikeout in five solid innings...sophomore Matt Loosen did not allow an earned run in two innings of relief while sophomore Chris Kaminski added a perfect ninth...senior designated hitter Jeremy Gillan led the Dolphin offense by going 4-for-6 with a home run and four RBI...junior first baseman Alex Martinez went 3-for-5 with three RBI while senior right fielder Thomas Myers went 2-for-4 with a triple, a home run and three RBI...senior second baseman Chuck Opachich, senior left fielder Kyle Fleming and junior center fielder Esterlin Perozo each added multiple hits while sophomore shortstop Jamaal Hawkins drove in a career-high four runs with a grand slam.