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BASEBALL: LOUISIANA TECH (13-6) AT NEVADA (8-8)

When: Today (6 p.m.), Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (1 p.m. double-header)

Where: Peccole Park

TV/Radio: None/630AM, pregame is 15 minutes prior to first pitch

Coaches: Nevada’s Gary Powers (769-606-4) is in his 26rh season; Tech’s Wade Simoneaux (136-166-1) is in his 6th season

Nevada rotation: Today – Kyle Howe (1-0, 3.09); Friday – Rod Scurry (2-2, 4.37); Saturday Game 1 -Chris Garcia (0-2, 6.33); Saturday Game 2 – TBA

LA. TECH

C Matt Combs (.237, 1 HR, 5 RBI)

1B Albie Goulder (.333, 4 HR, 16 RBI)

2B Drew Bunting (.276, HR, 9 RBI)

SS Nick Grunenwald (.319, 2 HR, 11 RBI)

3B Chris Kersten (.329, 4 HR, 23 RBI)

LF Chris Bohannon (.250, HR, 6 RBI)

CF Adam Cobb (.385, 5 HR, 17 RBI)

RF Jericho Jones (.302, 3 HR, 10 RBI)

DH Clay Alexander (.522, 5 RBI)

P Dylan Moseley (1-2, 3.72)

NEVADA

C Tyson Jaquez (.313, 2 HR, 6 RBI)

1B Shaun Kort (.403, 2 HR, 25 RBI)

2B David Ciarlo (.538, 2 HR, 13 RBI)

SS Garrett Patterson (.318, 4 RBI)

3B Jason Rodriguez (.448, 5 HR, 19 RBI)

LF Matt Bowman .309, HR, 12 RBI)

CF Jason Sadoian (.351, HR, 9 RBI)

RF Mike Hale (.273, HR, 5 RBI)

DH Terry Walsh (.255, HR, 7 RBI)

P Kyle Howe (1-0, 3.09)

About Nevada: The Pack blanked UOP on Tuesday 10-0, using eight different pitchers … Ciarlo, Kort and Rodriguez continue to pound the ball at the plate … This series is being played Thursday, Friday and Saturday because of Easter. This starts the WAC’s new four-game series schedule which incvludes single games on the first two days of the series and a double-header on the final day … Sadoian continues to be a good table setter in teh No. 1 spot for the Pack with his .351 average

About La. Tech: The Bulldogs are coming off a 10-4 win over Grambling State … DH Alexander is hitting .466 in his last six games, while Grunenwald is on a five-game hit streak and is hitting .666 in that span … Luke Burnett, the ace of Tech’s staff a year ago and who pitched in the Cape Cod League last summer, is 0-1 with an 8.31 ERA thus far.

Compiled by Darrell Moody