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WORCESTER, Mass. - The UConn baseball team continues a stretch of nine-straight road games when it travels to the campus of Holy Cross to challenge the Crusaders on Wednesday, April 27. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET and will be broadcasted on WHUS.org, 91.7 FM.
UConn (21-18, 6-5 The American) dropped two of three in a road series at No. 20 East Carolina over the weekend, grabbing the nightcap of a doubleheader, 5-1, behind an 11-strikeout performance from freshman LHP Tim Cate (Manchester, Conn.).
Connecticut owns a 42-20-2 all-time record against Holy Cross in a series dating back to 1923. The Huskies are 5-1-1 against the Crusaders since Jim Penders took over the helm of the program in the 2004 season.
The Huskies sport a 15-13 non-conference record in 2016 and own a 4-3 record against Northeast-based teams this season.
Through 39 games, Husky sophomore 3B Willy Yahn (Sharon, Conn.) leads The American with 53 hits and also checks in among the top-10 hitters in batting average (.314), runs scored (29), doubles (12), and total bases (75). On the mound, Cate leads the league with a .168 batting average against, while junior standout Anthony Kay (Stony Brook, N.Y.) ranks second with 71 punch-outs.
The Crusaders enter Wednesday's match-up with a 22-22 overall record, including a 5-5 mark on their home diamond.
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