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Baseball Opens BIG EAST Play Against Georgetown
Courtesy: Steven Branscombe

Baseball Opens BIG EAST Play Against Georgetown

OMAHA, Neb - The Creighton baseball team opens BIG EAST play this Friday, April 11, as the Bluejays host the Georgetown Hoyas in the first of a three-game series at 6:30 pm.

Georgetown at
Creighton
TD Ameritrade
Park Omaha
April 11 @ 6:30 pm
April 12 @ 2:00 pm
April 13 @ 1:00 pm
Creighton leads series, 3-0
Radio: 1620 KOZN
John Bishop & Dave Gustafson on the call
Georgeotwn vs. Creighton Series
The Hoyas and Bluejays have met just three times previously, the last coming in 1989.  Creighton has won all three meetings. Each meeting came in tournaments played in
Miami, Florida in the late 80s.

1987
3/11    $ vs. Georgetown    W    8-3
3/13    $ vs. Georgetown    W    14-5

1989
    $ vs. Georgetown    W    7-5

Scouting the Hoyas (12-16, 0-3 BIG EAST)
Georgetown opened the BIG EAST season with three home losses to Xavier last weekend, allowing a combined 34 runs in three games.  

Prior to facing the Bluejays on Friday, the Hoyas travel to Fairfax, Virginia for a midweek clash with George Mason.

As a team the Hoyas have a .252 batting average with three players (Anderson, Collins and Busch) over .300.  Anderson lead the way with a .337 average, collecting 35 hits and a team-leading 24 RBI.

On the mound the Hoyas have struggled, posting a team ERA of 5.14.  One of the bright spots, however, is the scheduled Saturday starter Matt Hollenbeck.  His 1.88 ERA is the best of any pitcher with at least four innings on the season.

Albrecht Makes Case for Weekend Work
Freshman Jeff Albrecht authored his best outing of 2014, tossing 5.1 innings of one run ball against Nebraska on Tuesday, April 8. Albrecht left a 2-0 game, allowing just two his and three walks on 94 pitches.

Peter Does First Yark Work at TDAPO
Junior Jake Peter blasted his first home run at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in the
Bluejays’ 4-2 loss to Nebraska on April 8. Peter went yard in the bottom of the first to give Creighton a 1-0 lead.


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