Setting the Scene
When: Mar. 3-5
Where: Wilson Field – Davidson, N.C.
3/3: Bucknell (2-4) at Davidson (5-3), 6 p.m. | Live Stats | Watch ($)
3/4: Bucknell vs. Butler (5-3), 1 p.m.
3/5: Bucknell vs. Hartford (0-3), 10 a.m.
Game 1 (vs. Davidson): RHP Connor Van Hoose (0-2, 7.27 ERA, 14 Ks, 8.2 IP) vs. RHP Durin O'Linger (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 14 Ks, 12.0 IP)
Game 2 (vs. Butler): LHP Mike Castellani (0-1, 10.38 ERA, 10 Ks, 8.2 IP) vs. RHP Ryan Pepiot (1-0, 5.40 ERA, 9 Ks, 5.0 IP)
Game 3 (vs. Hartford): RHP Jeff Gottesman (1-0, 0.75 ERA, 9 Ks, 12.0 IP) vs. RHP John Mormile (0-0, 11.25 ERA, 5 Ks, 4.0 IP)
About the Bison/Last Time Out
* Bucknell returns to action following a three-game series at VMI. The Bison posted a 1-2 mark, taking the final contest by a 4-0 margin.
* Evan Klugerman batted .500 for the weekend, going 3-for-6 with one RBI and one run scored.
* In the game three win, Gottesman went seven innings, allowing just two hits and striking out eight. He held a no-hitter going into the sixth inning. On offense, Bucknell’s first four hitters in the lineup went a combined 7-for-19, generating two RBIs and two runs scored.
* In two appearances on the hill this season, Gottesman has an ERA of 0.75.
* Danny Rafferty is hitting .368 this year with seven hits, five RBIs and one run scored. He has reached base in all six games this season.
* Davidson is coming off a 13-5 loss at Wake Forest Tuesday, snapping a three-game winning streak.
* The Bison will be taking on the Wildcats for the first time in program history.
* The Bulldogs are 5-2 overall, coming off a three-game series at Alcorn State.
* Michael Hartnagel and Gehrig Parker have combined for 21 hits, 11 RBIs and 13 runs scored.
* Bucknell is 3-0 all-time against Butler dating back to 2011.
* Hartford is 0-3 on the year, dropping all three games at Mercer. Erik Ostberg is batting .455 with five hits, one home run, two RBIs and two runs scored.
* The Bison will take on the Hawks for the first time in school history.
* Bucknell will make its annual spring break trip down to Port Charlotte, Florida, on Mar. 11-18. The Bison will play seven games, including two against Big Ten schools.