Musketeers Head To Florida For RussMatt Invitational
March 4, 2011
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- The Xavier baseball team will be looking to make some noise in the Sunshine State as the Musketeers begin play in the 2011 RussMatt Invitational Saturday. The Musketeers face Bowling Green in the first game of the spring break trip at 1 p.m. followed by a 5 p.m. battle with Illinois State.
XU will also face Yale on March 6, Mount St. Mary's on March 7, Toledo on March 9, Miami (Ohio) March 10, Akron on March 11, and North Dakota State on March 12.
XU is coming off a 7-6 setback against Indiana Wednesday night at Prasco Park. Senior center fielder John McCambridge still leads the Musketeers with a .500 batting average and nine runs scored. Fellow senior, first baseman Ben Thomas, leads XU in home runs with two and RBI with nine.
Tyler Koors is slated to take the mound against the Falcons Saturday. The sophomore right-hander is 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA.
For recaps of all the games from Winter Haven, stay tuned to GoXavier.com.