First 50 students will receive drawstring bags.
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
SATURDAY - GAME ONE
HAR - RHP Ian Miller (1-2, 2.90 ERA, 24 K)
COL - LHP Josh Simpson (1-0, 2.91 ERA, 14 K)
SATURDAY - GAME TWO
HAR - RHP Noah Zavolas (2-2, 3.81 ERA, 19 K)
COL - RHP Ethan Abrams (0-3, 5.30 ERA, 14 K)
SUNDAY - GAME ONE
DART - RHP Beau Sulser (2-0, 0.00 ERA, 18 K)
COL - TBD
SUNDAY - GAME TWO
COL - RHP Ty Wiest (0-1, 2.65 ERA, 11 K)
DART - RHP Jack Fossand (0-1, 5.06 ERA, 8 K)
• The Lions are coming off a series split after four games at Penn State.
• First-years Julian Bury had monster weekends for Columbia. Bury hit .529 (9-17) with four runs, five RBI and two stolen bases in four games. McGill went 8-16 (.500), scored twice and knocked in a pair of runs.
• Sophomore Josh Simpson picked up his first win of the season Saturday in game one of a twinbill, tossing seven innings of five-hit, two-run ball with four strikeouts.
• First-year Ian Burns earned his first career save after closing out Simpson’s outing Saturday.
• The Crimson won three-straight against Army West Point, after dropping the series opener, at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina.
• Harvard notched 10 or more runs in all three victories.
• The Crimson have been one of the top offensive teams in the Ancient Eight racking up a conference-best 39 doubles and six triples and 27 stolen bases.
• Sophomore Patrick Robinson paces the squad with a .426 batting average and has drove in 16 runs.
SERIES HISTORY - HARVARD
Columbia is 62-86-1 all-time against Harvard, but have won eight of the last nine meetings and are 18-4 against the Crimson in the Brett Boretti era.
Last year, the Lions dropped the first game of the twinbill 11-3, but pulled out a 4-3 win in 11 innings in the nightcap.
• The Big Green are coming off a series win over No. 26 UCF last weekend. Dartmouth was victorious, 4-3 and 4-1, in the first two games of the set before dropping the finale Sunday.
• Dartmouth also has two wins over No. 17 Miami under its belt.
• Dartmouth lead the Ivy League in batting average (.306), on base percentage (.401).
• Michael Ketchmark is the straw that stirs the Big Green’s drink from the plate. He is hitting .381 with three dingers and 14 RBI.
SERIES HISTORY - DARTMOUTH
Dartmouth leads the all-time series 107-77. The Big Green swept the two-game set last year in Hanover with 3-1 and 7-6 victories. The teams have had a healthy rivalry of late, meeting in three consecutive Ivy League Championship Series from 2013-15.
WHO’S DOWN WITH OBP?
Columbia has three players that are riding dobule-digit streaks of reaching base. Shortstop Joe Engel has found a way on in all 16 games this season, while Randell Kanemaru has reached in all 13 he’s appeared in. Additionally, first-year Liam McGill is on a 12-game string and is third in the Ivy League with a .492 on-base percentage.