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    HOOSIERS TRAVEL TO XAVIER

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    Go Hoosiers!
    March 6, 2000

    HOOSIERS TRAVEL TO XAVIER

    Game Data
    The Hoosiers (10-3) will travel to Xavier to face the Musketeers on Tuesday, March 7 at 3 p.m.

    Competition
    Xavier owns a 3-9 mark this season and has dropped its last four games including a 9-8 decision against Central Michigan on March 4. The Hoosiers are the second Big Ten foe for Xavier this season as it fell to Michigan 5-0 on February 27.

    Game Results
    Complete game results will be made available on the web at www.athletics.indiana.edu following the event. They can be viewed and printed out by choosing baseball from the main menu.

    Head Coach Bob Morgan
    Bob Morgan is in his 17th season at Indiana. He has posted a 620-341-3 record while with the Hoosiers and owns a career mark of 912-429-5. He currently ranks in the top ten nationally amongst active Division I coaches in career winning percentage and in the top 20 in career victories. Furthermore, Morgan has never suffered a losing season in this is 25th year as a collegiate head coach.

    In Morgan's Words
    "We had a good weekend last weekend and we are hoping to build on it in this midweek game at Xavier. We have been more productive at the plate as of late and our pitching has continued to be strong."

    Looking to Extend the Win Streak
    Indiana has won its last seven games. Last year the Hoosiers opened the season with a seven-game win streak. Indiana posted an 11-game win streak in 1997.

    Swinging a Big Stick
    Indiana has collected 81 hits in its last seven games and is hitting .342 during its recent seven-game win streak. The Hoosiers have collected 10 or more hits in each of those wins. Prior to the win streak Indiana had collected just 53 hits in 203 at bats (.261).

    Middle Relief Spells Relief
    Over the last 23.1 innings Indiana relief pitchers have allowed just two runs on 12 hits and have fanned 17 batters.

    Berich on a Hot Streak
    Senior designated hitter Rich Berich is riding a 10-game hit streak and is hitting .366 (15-41) over that time span. He has driven in at least one run in each of his last six games.

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