Baseball set for weekend tournament at Wake Forest

Greg Stevens

VESTAL, N.Y. – Binghamton baseball will face a notable system in the ACC for the second straight weekend when the Bearcats (-3) head to Winston-Salem, N.C. for a 3-match match. There, BU will see No. 4 Wake Forest (5-) at 6 p.m. Friday, experience Mt. St. Mary’s (4-) at noon on Saturday and end up with a 10 a.m. activity in opposition to Towson (-4) on Sunday at Wake’s David F. Sofa Ballpark.

Binghamton opened its period with a three-activity established at Clemson previous weekend, and just about grabbed Activity 2 with an eighth-inning direct in advance of the Tigers rallied to acquire 3-2. Junior still left fielder Tommy Reifler went 7-for-10 and designed two emphasize-reel catches to help you save runs. Junior shortstop Isaiah Corry went 5-for-9 (.556) and sophomore center fielder Logan Haskell had 5 hits (.357). 

On the hill, junior No. 2 Gabe Driscoll had an exceptional outing, shutting Clemson down on five scoreless innings in Recreation 2. He authorized just two singles and struck out 4. 

Wake Forest is rated fourth in the region and has outscored opponents 65-10. They are hitting .345 as a workforce with 16 home runs (3+ for every match) and are averaging 13 operates of offense. On the hill, BU will have the tall undertaking of facing reigning ACC Pitcher of the Calendar year Rhett Lowder, a preseason 1st workforce All-American who struck out 10 in 5. innings of do the job in his time debut. 

The Bearcats have by no means faced Wake Forest but are 6-8 all-time towards the ACC, thanks to a four-video game street sweep of No. 19 Virginia Tech in 2017. The matchup from No. 4 Wake Forest matches BU’s best-ranked frequent-season opponent in program history. BU has beforehand confronted No. 4 LSU (13-7 decline in 2010) and No. 4 Arkansas (3-sport sweep in 2010). 

On Saturday, BU will face unbeaten Mt. St. Mary’s for the very first time in 21 several years. The Mount is 4- and off to its ideal get started in 38 several years. They are competing in the MAAC this year soon after remaining a longstanding member of the NEC. Mt. St. Mary’s is 4-1 all-time in opposition to Binghamton. 

Towson has 16 newcomers after going 14-39 past time but is battle tested in the difficult CAA. The Bearcats have by no means confronted Towson.     

Projected Weekend Matchups
Friday, Feb. 24 vs. No. 4 Wake Forest – 6 p.m. 

LHP Thomas Babalis (BU) (-1, 16.20 Period) vs. RHP Rhett Lowder (1-, 1.80 Era) | ACCNX | Stay Stats

Saturday, Feb. 25 vs. Mt. St. Mary’s – noon 
RHP Gabe Driscoll (BU) (-, .00 Period) vs. RHP Luke Pryor (-, .00 Era) | Live Stats

Sunday, Feb. 26 vs. Towson – 10 a.m.
RHP Ryan Bryggman (BU) (-1, 16.20 Era) vs. RHP Luis Rivera (-, 3.86 ERA) | Are living Stats


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