Lions embark on lonely journey to Texas in 2022
OPPONENT | LOCATION
Southeast (8-17) to UIW (11-11)
Sullivan Field (San Antonio, Texas)
DATES | SCHEDULES | PITCH MATCHUP
Friday, April 1 – 6:30 p.m. CT
SLU-RHP Will Kinzeler (2-0, 1.89) vs.
UIW – RHP Michael Garza (2-3, 5.20)
Saturday, April 2 – 6:30 p.m. CT
SLU–LHP Adam Guth (1-1, 4.60) against
UIW – RHP Isaiah Zavala (1-3, 9.41)
Sunday, April 3 – 1 p.m. (CT)
SLU – TBA (0-0, 0.00) vs.
UIW–TBA (0-0, 0.00)
RADIO | VIDEO | INTERNET | MOBILE DEVICES
• Radio: KSLU, 90.9 FM
• Video – UIW stream
• www.LionSports.net – live audio, statistics and video
• Lions Gameday Experience app, MyTuner Radio app, Mixlr app
HAMMOND, Louisiana – The Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team returns to Southland Conference action with a three-game series this weekend against Incarnate Word at Sullivan Field in San Antonio, Texas.
Games will take place Friday at 6:30 p.m., Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. This is the only regular season trip to Texas State in 2022 for SLU (8-17, 0-3 SLC). UIW (11-11, 1-2 SLC) will offer a video stream of all three games.
Fans in the Hammond area can also listen to the entire series on the Southeastern Sports Radio Network’s flagship station – KSLU 90.9 FM – in addition to being live at www.LionSports.net/ListenLive and through Lions Gameday Experience , Mixlr and MyTuner. radio apps. The MyTuner application is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most recent car models. Fans should search for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports Radio Network (MyTuner).
Will Kinzeler (2-0, 1.89), a sophomore right-hander from Covington, Louisiana, takes the ball for SLU in Game 1 against Cardinal senior right-hander Michael Garza (2-3, 5.20).
Freshman left-handed Adam Guth (1-1, 4.60) drew Saturday against UIW junior right-hander Isaiah Zavala (1-3, 9.41).
Neither team has announced a starting pitcher for the series finale.
Since beating No. 1-ranked Ole Miss on March 15, the Lions have lost their last eight games.
Preston Faulkner (.290), Shea Thomas (.263), Field Artigues (.244) and Rhett Rosevear (.243) look southeast at the plate. Thomas has been the Lions’ best hitter lately, hitting .455 (15 for 33) over the past two weeks. Faulkner leads the team with 16 extra hits, including six home runs and 23 RBIs. Tyler Finke leads the team with nine stolen bases apiece. Rhett Rosevear is the national leader of HBP (18) while SLU ranks fourth nationally as a team (57).
UIW has dropped three of its last four games, including two of three at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi last weekend to open Southland’s game.
The Cardinals are led at home plate by Roberto Gonzalez (.333), Ridge Rogers (.308) and Grant Smith (.271). Gonzalez and Smith are tied for the team lead with nine extra hits. Gonzalez’s 15 RBIs are the best on the team and Rogers leads the team with six steals.
Southeastern wraps up its four-game road trip Tuesday in Mobile, Alabama with a 6:30 p.m. first pitch against South Alabama (16-7) at Stanky Field.
LIONS GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE APP
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DIAMOND CLUB / CLUB S
Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the baseball program are encouraged to join the Diamond Club. Lion baseball alumni are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is reserved for Southeast Sports Letter winners.
All Diamond Club and S Club (baseball) membership fees and donations are available for the exclusive use of the Southeast Baseball Program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or by visiting www.LionUp.com.
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