East Tennessee State hosts Virginia Tech this evening

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 19, 2004) -- The East Tennessee State Buccaneer baseball team hosts Virginia Tech Wednesday night at 7 p.m. from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. It will be the second meeting of the year between the Bucs and Hokies, as ETSU defeated Virginia Tech, 11-7, in the Kingsport Classic on Apr. 27. East Tennessee State is 27-25 on the season, having won six of its last nine games after defeating Tennessee Tech, 10-1, last night from Cardinal Park. The Bucs are led by junior catcher Caleb Moore (Knoxville, Tenn.) who leads the nation with a .477 batting average and 26 doubles. Sophomore first baseman Blake Church comes into tonight's game with a .361 batting average while senior shortstop Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) is hitting .346. Virginia Tech is also 27-25 this season and has lost four straight after falling to Virginia Commonwealth, 3-2, last night from Blacksburg, Va. Sean O'Brien leads the Hokies with a .376 batting average, six homers and 45 RBIs. Chris Stanton is batting .321 and has been a terror on the basepaths, stealing 33-of-36 bases this season. The ETSU-Virginia Tech game can be heard live in the Tri-Cities area on 910-AM WJCW. The broadcasts for tonight's game as well as live stats will be available on the ETSU Athletic Department website, www.ETSUBucs.com.
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MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University