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    SFA To Host Defending SLC Champion Bearkats

    March 27, 2013

    Game 25-27
    Stephen F. Austin (11-13, 2-1 SLC) vs
    Sam Houston State (13-11, 2-1 SLC)

    Jaycees Field
    Nacogdoches, Texas

    Game Notes
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    6:30 p.m. - Thurs., March 28
    6:30 p.m. - Fri., March 29
    1:00 p.m. - Sat., March 30
    (Click Game/Time for Live Stats or Click HERE to watch the game on live video)

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    Probable Starting Pitchers 

    SFA - Chase Greening, RHP (2-1, 2.23 ERA, 32.1 IP, 32 K, 6 BB)
    SHSU - Cody Dickson, LHP (3-2, 2.92 ERA, 37.0 IP, 36 K, 22 BB)

    SFA - Kyle Cross, RHP (3-2, 3.55 ERA, 33.0 IP, 17 K, 6 BB)
    SHSU - Andrew Godail, LHP (3-0, 3.62 ERA, 32.1 IP, 25 K, 20 BB)

    SFA - Cameron Gann, RHP (1-3, 2 SV, 6.83 ERA, 27.2 IP, 25 K, 11 BB)
    SHSU - Caleb Smith, LHP (2-3, 3.18 ERA, 34.0 IP, 36 K, 23 BB)


     Game Notes & What To Watch For:

    - All games can be followed via Gametracker. Fans can also follow along on the official SFA Facebook and Twitter pages for the most up-to-date information on all games.

    - The 'Jacks will continue a season-long, eight-game homestand on Thursday vs Sam Houston State. SFA is 20-37 all-time against the Bearkats, having lost five of the last six in the series over the past two years. SFA is 4-5 vs SHSU in Nacogdoches, with the 'Kats having swept SFA in its last trip to Jaycees Field in 2011.

    - SFA has three individuals currently leading the Southland in an offensive category as Ricardo Sanchez currently leads the league with a .437 batting average, while Hunter Dozier leads with a .744 slugging percentage and five home runs.

    - Dozier enters Thursday riding a team-high, 10-game hit streak. During that streak he is hitting .513 (20 of 39) with four homers, seven doubles, 13 RBI, 11 runs scored and an 1.000 slugging percentage.

    - Sanchez also ranks second in the league in slugging percentage (.563) and fourth on-base percentage (.488), while Dozier is second in on-base percentage (.510).

    - SFA's .288 batting average is tied with Sam Houston State for second in the Southland as as a team, while its 17 homers are five more than anyone else in the league.