The Seton Hall Pirates will be in action this weekend for a 3 game series with the Wildcats of Villanova University. The Wildcats come in with a 12-25 overall record, and a 3-6 record in BIG EAST play. The Pirates come in with a 28-9 overall record, and a 3-3 BIG EAST record. The pitching matchups are as followed. Game 1 on Friday will see RHP Josh Prevost (8-1, 1.66 ERA) for the Pirates squaring off against LHP Josh Harris (3-5, 5.96 ERA) for Villanova. Game 2 will see LHP Anthony Elia (3-3, 2.76 ERA) for Seton Hall against RHP Max Almonte (1-4, 5.16 ERA) for the Wildcats. The final game will be RHP Luke Cahill (7-1, 2.56 ERA) for the Pirates against LHP Hunter Schryver (1-5, 4.02 ERA) for the Wildcats. For the Pirates, SS D.J. Ruhlman has been leading the way so far this season. Ruhlman leads the team in batting average (.386) and is tied with first baseman Sal Annunziata in hits (44). Annunziata leads the Pirates in doubles (14), RBI’s (32), and total bases (67). Tyler Boyd leads the team in homeruns with 4, and Zack Weigel leads the team in runs with 34.
We hope you come out this weekend and support the Pirates in this huge BIG EAST matchup. First pitch is at 3:00 at Owen T. Carroll Field. We will have a full recap of Friday’s game when it goes final. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.