TACOMA, Washington – Following a non-conference game earlier this week, the Puget Sound baseball team resumes its Northwest Conference schedule at George Fox this weekend, March 2-3.
|WHO||Puget Sound at George Fox|
|WHEN||March 2-3 | 11 a.m. (DH) | 12 p.m.|
|LINKS||Stats and Video (all games)|
Who's down with OBP?
After leading the NWC in on-base percentage (.524) as a freshman last year, Puget Sound second baseman Kyle Strash currently ranks fifth in the NWC with a .467 on-base percentage.
Mason Quinlan enters this weekend with a nine-game hitting streak, and his .343 batting average leads Puget Sound.
A few first-year Loggers have already made an impact for Puget Sound. Owen Shellhammer earned a victory on the mound, and Nate Kloempken has a save to his credit. Clayton Waltz has caught four games so far, and his has three RBI in 11 at-bats.
Scouting George Fox (4-6, 1-2 NWC)
The Bruins were picked by NWC head coaches as the preseason favorite to win the conference in 2019. George Fox enters this weekend leading the NWC in hitting (.299), slugging percentage (.427), home runs (6), and runs (80). Pitching has been a weak spot for the Bruins, as the team holds a 6.02 ERA. Kyle Brudwick and Jerred Seamons are tied for the team lead in RBI (11).