Tigers Travel to San Jose State for One Game

Tigers Travel to San Jose State for One Game

STOCKTON, Calif. – The University of the Pacific will head to San Jose State University for a non-conference matchup on Tuesday, March 13. First pitch is slated for 5:00 p.m.

San Jose State hosts the contest with a 6-9 overall record and 0-5 in the Mountain West Conference.

Shane Timmons leads the Spartans offense with 17 RBI, two home runs, and two doubles. He has connected for 13 hits in 57 at-bats. Chris Williams is the leading hitter with a .288 batting average with nine RBI and six doubles. Williams and Timmons have each scored 11 runs for the Spartans.

On the mound, Nicholas Morales (1-2) holds a 6.98 ERA in four appearances with four starts. In 19.1 innings pitched, Morales has struck out 15 batters. Relief pitcher, Wesley Clawson, owns a 4.32 ERA. Clawson (0-1) has made six appearances registering 14 strikeouts in 8.1 innings pitched.

The Tigers enter the game 7-10 overall, after picking up one win in a three-game series against No. 12 Indiana.

On Friday, March 9, the Orange and Black upset Indiana in a 2-1 victory. James Free notched one hit for one RBI in four at-bats. Bradley Jekich and Wyatt Hoffman each scored a run for the Tigers in the victory.

Ryan Shreve picked up the win on the mound, pitching one inning with one strikeout. Cooper Casad picked up his third save with one strikeout and giving up one hit in one inning.

Kevin Sandri leads the offense with a .300 batting average through 17 games. Sandri has registered 21 hits in 70 at-bats. Nate Verlin and Free tie for first on the team for RBI with eight each. Verlin has scored 10 runs for the Tigers and ranks second on the team with a .281 batting average.

Casad (0-1) leads the pitchers with a 1.02 ERA. He has made seven appearances with two starts for the Pacific defense. Casad has pitched 17.2 innings with 17 strikeouts. Shelby Lackey (2-0) is right behind with a 2.05 ERA and has struck out 21 batters in 22 innings pitched.

Following the game, the Orange and Black will open West Coast Conference action with a three-game series at the University of San Francisco starting on Friday, March 16. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.