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Nevada baseball preview

Nevada baseball preview

BASEBALL: NEVADA (21-14, 8-4) AT HAWAII (16-21, 8-8)

When: Tonight: 9:35 p.m., Saturday (4:05 p.m. DH), Sunday 4:05

Where: Murakami Stadium, Honolulu, HI

TV/Radio: None/630 AM, pre-game 15 minutes before first pitch

NEVADA

C Tyson Jaquez (.313, 3 HR, 13 RBI)

1B Shaun Kort (.349, 4 HR, 38 RBI)

2B David Ciarlo (.439, 3 HR, 21 RBI)

SS Kevin Rodland (.241, HR, 16 RBI)

3B Jason Rodriguez (.378, 7 HR, 35 RBI)

LF Matt Bowman (.347, 4 HR, 23 RBI)

CF Jason Sadoian (.342, HR, 14 RBI)

RF Mike Hale (.333, 4 HR, 18 RBI)

DH Terry Walsh (.283, 6 HR, 27 RBI)

P Rod Scurry (4-4, 3.51)

COACH Gary Powers (26th season)

HAWAII

C Landon Hernandez (.223, HR, 10 RBI)

1B Kevin MacDonald (.233, 20 RBI)

2B Greg Garcia (.247, HR, 8 RBI)

SS Jon Hee (.310, HR, 15 RBI)

3B Vinni Catricala (.234, 3 HR, 24 RBI)

LF Evan Zimny (.344, 4 RBI)

CF Brandon Haislet (.333, 3 HR, 15 RBI)

RF Jeff Van Doornum (.299, HR, 18 RBI)

DH Derek DuPree (.300, 8 RBI)

P Jared Alexander (4-3, 2.39)

COACH Mike Trapasso (7th season)

ABOUT NEVADA: The Pack is coming off a four-game nonconference sweep of Utah Valley State … Scurry is coming off the first complete game win of his career, a 1-0 decision over Utah Valley State … Nevada leads the WAC in hitting with a .321 average. The Pack is third in fielding (.971) and fourth in ERA (5.57) … Ciarlo leads the WAC in hitting (.439), slugging percentage (.694), on-base percentage (.538) and triples (4) … Nevada has five of the conference’s top 12 hitters … Nevada has scored 10 or more runs in a game 13 times.

ABOUT HAWAII: Coach Trapasso won his 200th game when the Rainbows beat New Mexico State last Sunday … Haislet leads the team in runs, stolen bases, homers and walks … Hawaii has won seven of its last nine games … Catricala has hit in five straight games .

Compiled by Darrell Moody