Tigers Welcome Wolfpack to Klein Family Field

Credit: Meghan Laurel Photography
Credit: Meghan Laurel Photography

STOCKTON, Calif. – The University of the Pacific baseball team returns home to host Nevada on Tuesday, March 6. First serve is set for 6 p.m.

Nevada enters the game 5-5 on the season after earning two wins at the University of New Mexico this past weekend.

Grant Fennell is the leading hitter for the Wolfpack with a .385 batting average. He has tallied 15 hits in 39 at-bats in all 10 games with seven RBI. Kaleb Foster is right behind with a .333 batting average in just eight games played for Nevada. Daniel Perry has scored eight runs through 10 games this season.

On the defensive side of the bat, Conor Allard has 52 putouts with six assists in nine games. Foster is right behind with 48 putouts.

Jake Jackson (2-0) has made four appearances with three starts and holds a 0.47 ERA. He has struck out 27 batters in 19.1 innings pitched and has given up just nine hits and one run. Dalton Gomez (1-1) owns a 2.92 ERA in three appearances with two starts and has notched nine strikeouts in 12.1 innings. Mark Nowaczewski (1-1) has pitched 21 innings in three appearances with three starts. He has recorded a 3.00 ERA with one shutout and complete game.

The Tigers enter the game 5-8 overall after splitting a weekend series against Cal Poly, 2-2.

Bradley Jekich leads the Orange and Black offense with a .308 batting average. Jekich has notched 12 hits in 39 at-bats. Kevin Sandri is close behind with a .300 batting average with 15 hits in 50 at-bats. Matthew Tarantino has scored eight runs for the Pacific offense.

Nate Verlin leads the Tiger's defense with 75 putouts in 12 games with seven assists. He has also notched eight double plays.

On the mound, Shelby Lackey (2-0) owns a 2.40 ERA in 15 innings pitched. He has made three starts in three appearances and has tallied 18 strikeouts. Ricky Reynoso (1-0) holds a 3.12 ERA in 17.1 innings pitched with 17 strikeouts. Relief pitcher, Ryan Shreve, has made four appearances and holds a 0.96 ERA.

Following the matchup with the Wolfpack, the Tigers will head to Bloomington, Indiana for a three-game series against the Indiana Hoosiers Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11. First serve is slated for 3:00 p.m. on Friday, 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, respectively.