Gannon Golden Knights
The Gannon baseball team looks to get around Lock Haven this weekend as it did during a four-game sweep of Clarion last week.
Gannon Baseball Team Opens Four-Game Weekend Set Against Lock Haven Friday At Home
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ERIE, Pa. – The Gannon baseball team opens a four-game weekend set against Lock Haven Friday, March 29 at Gannon University Field. The four-game series concludes Saturday, March 30 at Lock Haven. First pitch for both doubleheaders is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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Gannon-Lock Haven History: The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Western Division series between Gannon and Lock Haven has been evenly matched throughout the years. The two programs have split four-game series during the last two seasons. Gannon was able to sweep a four-game set in 2010, but only after Lock Haven earned a four-game sweep in 2009. The all-time series is tied 8-8 since the Golden Knights joined the league prior to the 2009 campaign.

Gannon Golden Knights
Head Coach:
Nate Cocolin (6th season)
Overall Record: 10-6
PSAC Record: 4-0
PSAC Standing: Tied for 1st place
NCBWA Regional Ranking: N/A
NCBWA National Ranking: N/A
Runs Scored/Allowed: 70/78
Earned Runs Scored/Allowed: 60/74

Hitting Leaders
Average:
Bob Roach (INF, So.) - .385
Runs Scored: Jared Wiesen (UTL, Fr.), Jeff Bellanca (UTL, R-So.), Nico Baldelli (C, R-Sr.) - 11
Hits: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.) - 20
Doubles: Nico Baldelli (C, R-Sr.) - 5
Triples: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.) - 4
Home Runs: Aaron Cox (INF, Fr.) - 3
RBIs: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.) - 14
Total Bases: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.) - 35
Slugging Percentage: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.) - .660
Walks: Jeff Bellanca (UTL, R-So.) - 7
On-Base Percentage: Michael Tomko (OF, Sr.), Jared Wiesen (UTL, Fr.) - .450

Pitching Leaders
ERA (Min. 8 IP):
Shayne Herold (R-Sr.) - 1.32
Wins: Shayne Herold (R-Sr.), Matt Tobin (So.), Aaron Cox (Fr.) - 3
Appearances: Shayne Herold (R-Sr.) - 6
Starts: Four tied - 3
Complete Games: Matt Tobin (So.) - 5
Shutouts: Aaron Cox (Fr.) - 1
Saves: Shayne Herold (R-Sr.) - 2
Innings Pitched: Matt Tobin (So.) - 19.2
Strikeouts: Aarox Cox (Fr.) - 28
Lowest Opponent Batting Average (Min. 8 IP): Shayne Herold (R-Sr.) - .075

Gannon Team Notes
  • Gannon is off to a 4-0 conference start for the first time in school history.
  • Gannon swept a four-game series from Clarion last weekend for the second consecutive season.
  • Senior Michael Tomko ranks third all-time at Gannon with 14 career home runs, needing two to tie Nick Leslie (2000-04) for second place.
  • Tomko ranks third all-time at Gannon with 248 total bases, sitting 14 behind Phil Gnacinski (2001-04) for second place.

Lock Haven Bald Eagles (*All numbers prior to today's twinbill against Slippery Rock)
Head Coach:
Paul “Smokey” Stover (24th season)
Overall Record: 5-9
PSAC Record: 1-1
PSAC Standing: Tied for 3rd place
NCBWA Regional Ranking: N/A
NCBWA National Ranking: N/A
Runs Scored/Allowed: 49/92
Earned Runs Scored/Allowed: 35/73

Hitting Leaders
Average:
Scott Zuback (OF, Jr.) - .319
Runs Scored: Anthony Kyne (3B, Jr.) - 10
Hits: Jay Hartman (OF, Sr.) - 17
Doubles: Scott Zuback (OF, Jr.) - 4
Triples: Anthony Kyne (3B, Jr.), Matt Hendrixson (1B, Jr.) - 1
Home Runs: Ryan Henritzy (SS, So.), Tyler Yesensky (1B, Jr.), Jeff Ross (2B, So.) - 1
RBIs: Scott Zuback (OF, Jr.) - 8
Total Bases: Scott Zuback (OF, Jr.), Jay Hartman (OF, Sr.) - 19
Slugging Percentage: Scott Zuback (OF, Jr.) - .404
Walks: Austin Botts (C, So.) - 11
On-Base Percentage: Anthony Kyne (3B, Jr.) - .413

Pitching Leaders
ERA (Min. 7 IP):
Alec Jacob (Jr.) - 2.63
Wins: Parker Watson (Fr.), Madison Neddo (So.) - 2
Appearances: Garrett Shnyder (Fr.), Aaron Lidgett (Fr.) - 5
Starts: Parker Watson (Fr.) - 4
Complete Games: Parker Watson (Fr.), Madison Neddo (So.) - 2
Shutouts: Parker Watson (Fr.), Madison Neddo (So.) - 1
Saves: Garrett Shnyder (Fr.) - 1
Innings Pitched: Madison Neddo (So.) - 20.0
Strikeouts: Joe Nestor (So.) - 15
Lowest Opponent Batting Average (Min. 7 IP): Madison Neddo (So.) - .200

Lock Haven Team Notes
  • Lock Haven split its opening PSAC doubleheader against Slippery Rock March 24, winning the opener 4-3 before falling 3-0 in the nightcap. The contest was played in Butler, Pa. due to field conditions at both schools.
  • Lock Haven and Slippery Rock were scheduled to play its second doubleheader today (March 28) in Lock Haven after several postponements.
  • Lock Haven had won four of its last six contests heading into today's doubleheader against Slippery Rock. The Bald Eagles dropped seven of their first eight games this season.
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