Baseball To Take on BYU for Midweek Battle
Game 26: Utah (8-17, 4-8) at BYU (10-17, 6-6)
Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m.
Provo, Utah | Larry Miller Field
Utah and BYU will face each other for a third time this season on Tuesday, April 13. The first two times the teams squared off against each other, the Utes won with strong pitching and timely hitting.
This game will be the first time the two teams play each other in Provo after the other two games were at Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City.
ROWAN BRINGS THE POWER
Christopher Rowan, Jr. leads the team with four home runs and two of them came in the second midweek game against Dixie State.
Hitting as the DH, he knocked two home runs and had four RBI. With his three runs scored, he had a hand in seven of the team's 16 runs against the Trailblazers.
His other two home runs have come as a pinch hitter.
Rowan is also tied for the team lead with 14 RBI. He is hitting .273 on the season.
TOM TAKES ADVANTAGE OF HIS OPPORTUNITY
Redshirt junior Rykker Tom took advantage of his opportunity getting two starts in last weekend's series against Washington State.
He hit .667 going 6-9 at the plate with three RBI and scored three runs.
Overall on the season he's hitting .423 in 11 appearances with six starts.
KAI ROBERTS BRINGS SPARK
Freshman Kai Roberts has started in every game this season either at third base or designated hitter.
He has the third best average on the team hitting .280. The freshman third baseman has nine RBI. He has hits in 18 of the 25 games he's played in.
Roberts is one of three players that has played in every single game this season.
The Utes travel to Los Angeles and take on the UCLA Bruins for a a three-game series starting on Friday.