Lions Travel to South Alabama, Host Troy this Week

Lions Travel to South Alabama, Host Troy this Week

DATES | TIMES | OPPONENTS | LOCATIONS
Tuesday, April 5 – 6:30 p.m. (CT)
Southeastern (10-18) at South Alabama (16-10)
Stanky Field (Mobile, Alabama)
 
Wednesday, April 6 – 6 p.m. (CT)
Troy (18-9) at Southeastern
Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field (Hammond, Louisiana)
 
RADIO | VIDEO | INTERNET | MOBILE DEVICES
• Radio – KSLU, 90.9 FM
• Video – ESPN+
• www.LionSports.net – live audio, stats and video
• Lions Gameday Experience app, MyTuner Radio app, Mixlr app
 
 
HAMMOND, La. – The Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team faces a pair of mid-week challenges, traveling to Mobile, Alabama for a 6:30 p.m. game at Stanky Field against South Alabama and returning home to Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field to host Troy at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
 
Prior to Wednesday’s home game, SLU Athletics Marketing has partnered with the Southeastern SGA and the Dukes of Hammond tailgate krewe to host a baseball block party. Free food, yard games, giveaways and more begin at 3:45 p.m.
 
The games against South Alabama (16-10) and Troy (18-9) will both air on ESPN+.
 
Fans in the Hammond area can also listen on the flagship station of the Southeastern Sports Radio Network – KSLU 90.9 FM – in addition to online at www.LionSports.net/ListenLive and via both the Lions Gameday Experience, Mixlr and MyTuner Radio apps. The MyTuner app is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most late model automobiles. Fans should search for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports Radio Network (MyTuner).
 
Southeastern (10-18) has won its last two games, picking up a Southland Conference series victory against UIW in San Antonio, Texas this past weekend.
 
Champ Artigues (.283), Shea Thomas (.281) and Preston Faulkner (.279) pace Southeastern at the plate. Faulkner leads the squad with 17 extra-base hits, including a Southland-leading seven home runs, and 25 RBIs. Tyler Finke and Evan Keller are tied for tops on the team with 10 stolen bases each. Rhett Rosevear is the national leader in HBPs (19) while SLU ranks third nationally as a team (64).
 
South Alabama has dropped its last five games, including being swept at Georgia State in a Sun Belt Conference series this past weekend.
 
Miles Simington (.420), Hunter Stokes (.311), Charles Middleton Jr. (.306) and Erick Orbeta (.302) are the Jaguars’ leading hitters. Simington and Santi Montiel have both produced 13 extra-base hits with Stokes just one behind them. Montiel’s six home runs are tops on the squad and Simington is averaging more than one RBI (29) per game. Will Turner leads the team with eight stolen bases.
 
Troy split four games this past week, dropping its final two games in a Sun Belt home series against Little Rock.
 
Trey Leonard (.364), William Sullivan (.290) and Jesse Hall (.287) are the Trojans’ leading hitters. Easton Kirk paces the team with 11 extra-base hits, including a team-high four home runs. Rigsby Mosley leads the squad with nine stolen bases.
 
UP NEXT

Southeastern hosts Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in three-game Southland Conference series this weekend at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. Game times are 6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday as part of Super Lion Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
 
TICKET & PARKING INFORMATION
Single-game tickets are on sale for the remainder of the regular season. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to minimize ticket lines on game days. Southeastern students are encouraged to contact the ticket office prior to the game to reserve theirs in advance.
 
General admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 3-12). Southeastern students, with a university ID, and children under age 2 are admitted free. Gameday parking is $5 per day for standard vehicles and $25 for RVs.
 
Tickets can be purchased online at www.LionSports.net/Tickets or by contacting the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office at (985) 549-5466. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays. The ticket booth at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field opens exactly one hour prior to the scheduled first pitch.

Southeastern uses mobile ticketing as the primary method for distributing tickets purchased online. Tickets will be available via text message or email in a PDF format for fans to download on their phone or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded to Apple Wallet. 

 

CLEAR BAG POLICY

Southeastern Athletics enforces a clear bag policy for all ticketed events. The policy mirrors safety precautions required for entrance to professional and collegiate sporting venues throughout the country. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit www.LionSports.net/Clear.

 

LIONS GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE APP

The Lions Gameday Experience app puts audio, stats, video, social media and more in the hands of fans. Those in attendance can also check in to earn reward points redeemable for Southeastern-related prizes. Available for both Android and iOS devices, it can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play or by following the link www.LionSports.net/App.

 

DIAMOND CLUB / S CLUB

Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the baseball program are encouraged to join the Diamond Club. Lion baseball alums are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is restricted to Southeastern athletic letter winners.

 

All membership fees and donations to both the Diamond Club and S Club (baseball) are available for the exclusive use of the Southeastern baseball program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at [email protected] or (985) 549-5091 or visiting www.LionUp.com.

  

SOCIAL MEDIA

For more information on Lions Baseball, follow @LionUpBaseball or @MattRiser17 on Twitter, @LionUpBaseball on Instagram and Facebook, and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.

 

 

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