IU Faces Toledo & #9 Cardinals in Louisville Saturday
Feb. 27, 2014
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.
BIG TEN PITCHER OF THE WEEK
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).
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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