By Brett Shweky/Sports Director During the 2016 regular-season finale, right-hander Andres Nunez tore his right lat muscle following his 62nd pitch of the game…
By Brett Shweky/Sports Director The FIU baseball team split their doubleheader against the Rice Owls Friday at the FIU Baseball Stadium in a crucial…
While they couldn’t get the sweep, there could be a great deal of positive momentum drawn from taking two games from this FAU team and it might be exactly what the Panthers need going forward to finish off the season.
While FIU is still batting .310 as a team, their pitching has only gotten worse since the start of the season with a current team ERA of 4.69. They’re dropping in the C-USA standings and fast.
Three more runs would eventually come across for the 49ers before all was said and done, and FIU would miss their shot at winning the first C-USA series of the season.
Turtle Thomas didn’t hang his head too low after the series finale, as he told student media that Loyola Marymount “can execute better than any team we’ll play all year”.
The reigning Conference USA champion Panthers proved that they were much better than their record showed, taking three of four games from the Pirates of Seton Hall and improving their record to 4-5.
After splitting both games from the business week, FIU looked towards the weekend to make things a little better. The Seton Hall Pirates made the trip from New Jersey to Sweetwater to take on the Panthers.
The Panthers were overwhelmed and outplayed by a team we’ll likely be hearing a lot more from in the next couple months, in Ole Miss.
With what seems like a loaded hand on Ole Miss’ side, the Panthers only have a couple options to turn to as answers.