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Wildcats Finish Homestand Against New Mexico

Mar 7, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Arizona Wildcats (9-3) face one final test before beginning their slate of Pac-12 conference games, a midweek contest against the New Mexico Lobos (4-7) on Tuesday night at Hi Corbett Field. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. MST.

The No. 16 ranked Cats look to get back on track after dropping their final two games to Texas State over the weekend. Arizona will look for a continuation of their impressive starting pitching as they take on the Lobos; the Wildcats starters have combined to post a 2.40 ERA in 12 games this year.

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Date Opponent Time (MST) Arizona Pitcher Opponent Pitcher
Tuesday, March 8 New Mexico 6:00 PM RHP Anthony Susac (1-0, 8.59) RHP Miguel Reyes Jr. (1-2, 7.45)

Leading Off...

  • The Arizona Wildcats polish off their 10-game homestand with a midweek matchup against the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday night. It will be Arizona's final game before Pac-12 play begins.
  • Arizona leads the all-time series against New Mexico, 171-33 (.838). The Lobos won the last matchup against the Wildcats, 5-4, on Feb. 27, 2019 in Tucson. Arizona's last win in the series was a 16-6 victory on Apr. 2, 2018 in Albuquerque.
  • Arizona has scored at least one run in 184 consecutive games, the longest active scoring streak in the Power 5 and the second-longest in program history. They are 48 games away from tying the longest streak in school history.
  • The Wildcats are ranked in every national poll, with their highest ranking being a No. 14 placement from the USA Today Coaches Poll and the NCBWA. Arizona checked in at No. 16 in the D1Baseball poll this week.
  • Since moving to Hi Corbett Field in 2012, Arizona has posted a home record of 235-98 (.706). They have lost 10 or fewer home games in 8-of-10 seasons at Hi Corbett.
  • Arizona's pitching staff has lowered their walk rate in each of the last three seasons. From 2019's mark of 5.33 BB/9 they have improved to 4.67 in 2020, 3.90 in 2021, and 3.30 through 12 games this season.
  • Catcher Daniel Susac leads all Division I players with nine doubles this season. He and outfielder Tanner O'Tremba have combined for 16 doubles, more than 95 different DI programs.