IU Faces Toledo & #9 Cardinals in Louisville Saturday

    Go Hoosiers! Brad Hartong
    Go Hoosiers!
    Brad Hartong
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 27, 2014

     When March 1, 2014
     Where Louisville, Ky. - Jim Patterson Stadium (4,000)
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Indiana Baseball has a double dip lined up for Saturday (March 1) in Louisville, first taking on the Toledo Rockets (2-3) at 10:00 am ET before facing the host and ninth-ranked Cardinals (6-2) at approximately 1:30 pm ET. Admission is free for both games at Jim Patterson Stadium.

    #17 Indiana is expected to send a pair of southpaws to the hill. Sophomore Will Coursen-Carr (0-2, 5.73) is slotted to start versus Toledo while staff ace Joey DeNato (2-0, 0.75) goes against Louisville. The Rockets and Cardinals will answer with RHP Cameron Palmer (1-1, 5.87) and RHP Kyle Funkhouser (1-0, 2.13), respectively.

    Senior LHP Joey DeNato picked up Big Ten co-Pitcher of the Week accolades on April 18, sharing the weekly award with Ohio State's Ryan Riga. It marks DeNato's third career B1G Pitcher of the Week recognition.

    DeNato scattered three hits and a walk while striking out three batters in six scoreless innings to earn the victory in Indiana's 1-0 win over Texas Tech in the season opener. He faced the minimum in five of his six innings, needing just 66 pitches to pick up the 25th win of his career (third most in school history).

    Kyle Schwarber and Sam Travis have both placed on the Golden Spikes Preseason Watch List, an award given annually by USA Baseball to the country's best amateur baseball player.

    Over the summer, Schwarber and Travis competed for Team USA's Collegiate National Team this; traveling across the globe to play in Japan as well as games on American soil. The Hoosier duo combined for 34 starts in 23 games, Schwarber getting the nod 18 times and Travis seeing action in 19 contests, including 16 starts. Schwarber led the squad with seven doubles and ranked second with 16 RBI as the Stars & Stripes went 20-3. Indiana was the only school in the country to place two student-athletes on the USA Collegiate National Team.




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