Baseball Hosts Builder Invitational; Opens Against Bloomsburg University Thursday At 3:00 PM

Baseball Hosts Builder Invitational; Opens Against Bloomsburg University Thursday At 3:00 PM

Baseball hosts the Builder Invitational this weekend, kicking things off with a 3 p.m. game against Bloomsburg University (Pa.) Thursday at War Memorial Stadium. The Builders (7-0) are coming off a 9-4 win against Maine-Presque Isle on Tuesday.  The Builders have outscored their opponents 54-20 to open the season.

The Huskies (2-2) opened up their season splitting both doubleheaders against the University of Charleston and Pitt-Johnstown.  The Huskies are lead by Tyler Benson with a .467 batting average and Zach Meyer with a 2.33 ERA. 

Play continues Friday at noon for the Apprentice School as they take on Kutztown (Pa.). The Golden Bears (0-0) will see their first action of the season this weekend.  The team returns 12 postion players, who started at least 20 games last season.

On Saturday, the Builders have a noon meeting with the College of St. Joseph's (Vt.). The Saints (4-3) are coming off back to back losses to Delgado and William Carey University. The team is led by Jared Morello who is hitting .600 on the season.  The Builders will then host Indiana University (PA) at 3 pm.  IUP (0-0) will see their first action of the season on Thursday as the take on Kutztown. 

On Sunday, the #4 seed will face the #5 seed at 9 a.m., the #3 seed will play the winner of the first game at noon, and the #1 and #2 seeds will square off at 3 p.m.

SCHEDULE:

Thursday  2-23-17
3p:     Apprentice School vs. Bloomsburg
6p:     Kutztown vs. Indiana Univ. PA

Friday   2-24-17
9a:     Bloomsburg vs. College of St Joe
Noon: Apprentice v. Kutztown
3p:     IUP vs. College of St Joe
6p:     Bloomsburg  vs  IUP

Saturday    2-25-17
9a:     College of St Joe   vs  Kutztown
Noon: College of St Joe vs. Apprentice
3p:     IUP vs. Apprentice
6p:     Kutztown vs. Bloomsburg

Sunday   2-26-17
9 am   #4 seed  vs  #5 seed
12 pm #3 seed  vs  9 am winner
3  pm  #1 seed  vs  #2 seed

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