- Getting a sweep vs. the team that was polled to finish third in the OVC is always a good start.
- The Owls outscored the Gamecocks 22-10, and outhit them 28-18 over the three games.
- JSU had 9 errors to KSU’s 4 errors in the series.
- Today’s game was close until the bottom of the 8th,
- Northwest Florida State College transfer Will Solomon’s first start was definitely successful. The lefty allowed two runs in five innings of work.
- Freshman Jordan Hillyer struck out the first 4 batters of his career and retired all six that he faced, with five strikeouts. Hillyer was a 20th round pick by the Miami Marlins.
- Speaking of draft picks, Alex Liquori got his first start today and had a couple of hits and a stolen base. He was a 39th round selection by the Minnesota Twins.
- Freshman catcher Brennan Morgan got his first start tonight. He didn’t have a hit but recorded an RBI.
- Jacob Bruce and Bo Way are making a very nice one-two punch at the top of the order. They are a combined 10 of 24 with 2 homeruns and 8 RBI. They have the only two Owls homers this year.
- KSU’s 3-4-5 hitters were a combined 7 of 34 this weekend.
- James Connell bounced back from a rough outing on Friday with a 4 pitch ninth innings.
- The Owls take on UGA on Wednesday in Athens. UGA is 1-2 on the year after losing their opening series to Georgia Southern.