UNCG Baseball Visits High Point For Non-Conference Play
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team continues away stent visiting High Point for a mid-week game.
Who: High Point University
Where: Williard Stadium | High Point, N.C.
When: Tuesday, April 4 | 6 p.m.
Last Time Out
VMI won the series against UNCG with a 2-1 record, with the Spartans defeating the Keydets on Sunday, 14-8.
Dosi Jonas (4), Zack Budzik (2), Bradley Bott (1), Dallas Callahan (1) each contributed to the eight home runs over the weekend.
Two of Jonas’ home runs were grand slams.
UNCG totaled 34 runs on 30 hits against VMI.
The Spartans had 13 and 10 hits in the first and second games, respectively.
These were the 12th and 13th games this season with 10 or more hits.
UNCG has now scored double-digit runs in 10 games this season.
Scouting the Spartans
The Spartans are 14-14 in regular season play and 3-3 in SoCon play.
UNCG is second in the conference in double plays (25), sacrifice flies (16), base on balls (143), doubles (54), and double plays per game (0.89).
Nationally, the Spartans are 17th in double plays, 27th in sacrifice flies, 35th in double plays per game, 38th in stolen bases (47), 42nd in hit by pitch (46), 51stin stolen bases per game (1.68), 56th in base on balls, 76th in hits (273), 77th in sacrifice bunts (12).
GC Jarman is nationally ranked 20th and leading the conference in sacrifice files (4).
Budzik is batting .350 (35-for-100) in 26 games played with 23 RBIs, seven doubles, and one triple.
Jonas leads the conference in runs batted in per game (1.48), second in the conference in slugging percentage (0.722), home runs per game (0.33), and doubles per game (0.38).
Nationally he is 22nd in runs batted in per game, 78th in slugging percentage, and 96th in home runs per game.
In 42.2 innings pitched, Jake Wolf has a 3.59 ERA with 21 strikeouts and just 24 runs allowed. He is 1-2 on the mount with one save.
Jonas leads the Spartans with seven home runs; Caleb Cozart and Kennedy Jones have hit four home runs. Rowan Watt, Mitchell Smith, and Callahan have three home runs, while Zack Budzik has two home runs and Daniel Cerda and Bott each have one.
Seven Spartans have double-figure RBI, with Jonas leading the team with 31 of the 175 RBIs.
Scouting High Point
High Point is 7-20 overall this season and 1-8 in the Big South.
The Panthers are coming off losing three-straight games to Big South foe Longwood in Farmville, Virginia.
The Panthers are nationally ranked 38th in double plays (23), 39th in home runs (41), 43rd in home runs per game (1.52), and 54th in double plays per game (0.85).
High Point is leading the conference in double plays and doubles play per game.
Gus Hughes and Brett Wozniak are leading the conference and are ninth nationally in complete games with one.
Hughes is 29th nationally in strikeouts (52) and second in the conference.
Blake Sutton is second in the conference and 33rd nationally in home runs (10).
Charlie Klingler is leading the conference in toughest to strike out and 21st nationally (14.2).
UNCG has a 26-14 overall record.
Last season the Panthers took one of the two games played between the two teams, as HPU won the first game, 9-8 on Mar. 22 while the Spartans walked away with game two, 17-6 on Apr. 6.
Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator