UPDATE (Wednesday, 4:45 p.m.): First pitch for Thursday's series opener has been moved up to 12:00 p.m.
The Saint Joseph's baseball team will wrap up its 2018 campaign this week as the Hawks host Massachusetts for a three-game series at Smithson Field beginning Thursday.
Prior to Friday's contest, the program will honor its departing seniors in a pregame ceremony.
Due to an unfavorable weather forecast for much of the week, keep your browser pointed to SJUHawks.com and be sure to follow the Hawks' social media outlets for any potential changes to the schedule as they become necessary.
On Thursday and Friday, spectators can park in the Duperreault Lot off of Latches Lane. However, due to various events being staged on campus related to the University's Commencement exercises, fans are urged to park in the Hawks' Landing parking garage off of 54th Street on Saturday. Parking availability on the Maguire Campus is expected to be scarce, and as always, street parking on the Merion Station side of City Avenue is strictly prohibited.
Thursday, Noon: Atlantic 10 Network | Live Audio | Live Stats
Friday, 1:00 p.m.: Atlantic 10 Network | Live Audio | Live Stats
Saturday, 2:00 p.m.: Atlantic 10 Network | Live Audio | Live Stats
ON THE DIAMOND
SAINT JOSEPH'S (19-26 overall, 5-14 Atlantic 10)
Offensive Leaders: Charlie Concannon (.331 average, 11 doubles, five home runs, 29 runs batted in, .509 slugging percentage, .407 on-base percentage), Kadar Namey (six home runs, 26 RBI), Matt Maul (25 runs scored, 14 stolen bases)
Leading Pitchers: Tim Brennan (8-3, 2.85 earned run average, 75 strikeouts, five walks, 82.0 innings), Justin Aungst (12 starts, 3.84 ERA, 55 strikeouts, 65.2 innings), Ryan Devine (18 appearances, 2.70 ERA, two saves, .227 batting average against)
Last Time Out: The Hawks dropped two of three at George Mason. Brennan went the distance in Saturday's win, allowing just four hits en route to Big 5 Baseball Co-Pitcher of the Week honors.
MASSACHUSETTS (14-27 overall, 5-16 Atlantic 10)
Offensive Leaders: Eddy Hart (.283 average, 29 runs scored, 10 doubles, three home runs, .410 slugging), Nolan Kessinger (two triples, 23 RBI), Alec Norton (.395 OBP)
Leading Pitchers: Justin Lasko (4-4, 2.71 ERA, 53 strikeouts, 73.0 innings), Sean Harney (2-2, 3.72 ERA, .215 BAA), Casey Aubin (four saves, 27 strikeouts, 27.1 innings)
Last Time Out: The Minutemen were swept by Fordham in a tight series last weekend before falling at Fairfield on Tuesday.