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Baseball returns to action with weekend doubleheaders, hosts Wisconsin Lutheran on Sunday

Baseball returns to action with weekend doubleheaders, hosts Wisconsin Lutheran on Sunday

MEQUON, Wis. - After a week of practice, Concordia University Wisconsin's baseball team is ready to return to action when they travel to Edgewood College on Saturday before hosting Wisconsin Lutheran College on Sunday. The weekend doubleheader series are Northern Athletics Conference contests for the Falcons.

Fans unable to travel to Verona, Wis., can follow the Falcons games against the Eagles with
live video and live statistics.

Those unable to travel to CUW's home opener on Sunday can listen to Matt Menzl's
play-by-play audio broadcast and follow live statistics.

The Falcons finished their RussMatt Greater Phoenix Invitational spring break trip to Chandler and Mesa, Ariz., with a pair of victories. CUW earned a come-from-behind win, 7-6, over William Paterson University prior to defeating Johns Hopkins University, 7-5.

Offensively, senior Adam Martz (West Bend, Wis.) has been swinging a hot bat to start the year. The 6-foot outfielder is batting .500 (16-for-32), to go along with team-highs in runs (10) and RBI (7). In addition, senior Nick Doedens (Germantown, Wis.) and sophomore Matthew Scasny (Pewaukee, Wis.) have recorded double-digit hits. Martz and Scasny are ranked first and second, respectively, in the NAC in batting average.

On the mound, senior Matt Parrent (Kewaskum, Wis.) leads the pitching staff with 15.0 innings pitched and 16 strikeouts. Scasny leads the Falcons with a 1.86 ERA in 9.2 innings on the bump.

EC (3-9, 0-0 NAC) dropped the last three contests during its trip to Auburndale, Fla. Ryan O'Dell leads four Eagles with double-figure hits, while Zach Creekmore is hitting .406. On the mound, Miles Mayer has thrown 16.0 innings and is tied with Trevor Koehn with 13 strikeouts.

WLC (2-11, 0-0 NAC) dropped its last two contests and nine of its last 10 games. The Warriors have allowed double-digit runs in six games this season.

Garrick Day leads WLC with 10 hits and 11 runs scored, whereas Cody Nevils and Doug Martin each have a team-high-tying 14 hits. Jaime Paumen tossed the team's only complete game, while Alex Raver has fanned 14 batters.