|Princeton (5-11) vs. Harvard (4-13)
||Saturday, Mar. 29
||Clarke Field • Princeton, N.J.
||Harvard leads 143-120-2
||@PUTIGERS l @PUTigerBaseball l Live Stats
||Roster l Schedule l Stats
||Roster l Schedule l Stats
||Princeton: LHP Michael Fagan (2-1, 2.45 ERA, 27K)
Harvard: RHP Sean Poppen (2-1, 1.44 ERA, 21 K)
||Princeton: RHP Cameron Mingo (0-2, 7.00 ERA, 3K)
Harvard: RHP Nick Gruener (0-1, 4.01 ERA, 18 K)
After playing its first 16 games on the road, the Princeton baseball team will finally return to the comforts of home at Clarke Field for a pair of doubleheaders versus Harvard and Dartmouth. The Tigers are slated to square off with the Crimson on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Dartmouth on Sunday at noon, but due to impending inclement weather the weekend schedule may be adjusted.
All updates will be posted as soon as they are announced on GoPrincetonTigers.com, @PUTIGERS and @PUTigerBaseball.
Last Time Out:
• Princeton closed out its Spring Trip with a split at Navy, bookending the trip with victories.
• Michael Fagan opened the series with a dominating one-hitter in the Tigers’ 1-0 victory, while Chad Powers closed things out with his first career win on the mound, pitching a two-hitter in Princeton’s 4-2 win.
On Deck: Princeton remains at home hosting a midweek matchup with local rival Seton Hall on Wednesday, Apr. 2 at 3:30 p.m.
• Are you following Princeton on social media? Follow the athletics department at Facebook.com/PrincetonAthletics, Twitter.com/
• To connect with the baseball program, follow the Tigers on Twitter via @PUTigerBaseball.
Fagan Earns First Ivy Pitcher of the Week:
• Coming off the best performance of his career, senior Michael Fagan earned his first career Ivy League Pitcher of the Week.
• He posted a stellar performance at Navy on Mar. 22, going the distance in a 1-0 win behind a one-hit complete game shutout.
• After conceding a first inning hit, he went on to strike out eight and only two walks in 27 batters faced.
• He leads the Tigers with a 2.45 ERA, 27 strikeouts and a 2-1 record.
In the League:
• Alec Keller and Danny Hoy are tied for third in the league in hits with 21.
• Keller is first in triples with three, second in runs scored with 14 and third in total bases with 31.
• Paul Tupper is ranked fourth in RBI with 11.
• Michael Fagan is ranked second in strikeouts with 27.
• Harvard (4-13) heads to Princeton after going 1-2 versus Army last weekend.
• The Crimson are led by Carlton Bailey who is batting .323 (10-for-31) with seven RBI, two walks and a run over 12 appearances.
• On the mound, probable starters are Sean Poppen (2-1) and Nick Gruener (0-1). Poppen has a 1.44 ERA over 25.0 innings with 21 strikeouts and six earned runs, while Gruener has a 4.01 ERA over 24.2 innings with 18 strikeouts and 13 earned runs.
All-Time versus Harvard: Harvard owns the all-time series versus Princeton 143-120-2.
• Dartmouth (3-9) has played all but three games this season versus ranked teams.
• The Big Green are coming off a 1-2 weekend at then-No. 18 Kansas, closing the series with a 10-inning 3-2 win.
• Thomas Roulis leads Dartmouth at the plate, hitting .302 (13-for-43) with seven RBI, four walks, four runs and a double over 11 starts.
• Louis Concato (0-1) headlines the Big Green rotation with a 1.80 ERA over 10 innings with a strikeout and two earned runs.
All-Time versus Dartmouth: Princeton owns the all-time series versus Dartmouth 93-85.