Wildcats’ Baseball Hosts Seton Hall in Weekend Series
Having won four of its last five contests and 12 straight at home, the Davidson baseball team is set to host non-conference foe Seton Hall in a series at Wilson Field this weekend.
It begins Friday with a 6 p.m. first pitch.
“We have a lot of baseball in a short period before the Easter break,” said coach Rucker Taylor. “This weekend kicks off a nice stretch of home contests for us.”
Following the Seton Hall series, the Wildcats will host Wofford March 30 at Atrium Health Ballpark, the new home of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. Then they’ll host North Alabama April 1-3 at Wilson Field.
A number of Wildcats currently sit at or near the top of the Atlantic 10 Conference statistical rankings.
• Pitcher Gabe Levy leads the league with an 18.5 strikeout-to-walk ratio, which ranks seventh nationally. He’s also the league leader with 0.64 walks per nine innings and is tied for first with 37 strikeouts. He’s second with an 0.99 WHIP.
• Offensively, freshman Ryan Wilson is the league leader with 10 hit-by-pitches. Trevor Candelaria’s seven doubles rank first, and Candelaria and Alex Fedje-Johnson are 2-3 in total bases with 37 and 36, respectively.
• Candelaria and John Hosmer rank third in the conference with four home runs apiece, and Hosmer’s 19 RBIs rank second. Fedje-Johnson has 22 hits, tied for third most in the A-10, and Candelaria and Henry Koehler are 3-4 in runs scored with 18 and 16, respectively.
• On the team offensive front, the Wildcats rank second in a plethora of categories, including home runs (21), runs (106), RBIs (96), total bases (237) and hit-by-pitches (33).