SIU Edwardsville (0-3) vs. Oral Roberts (2-1)
Game 1: Friday, February 20 - 2 p.m.
Game 2: Friday, February 20 - Following game one
Game 3: Saturday, February 21 - 2 p.m.
Location: J.L. Johnson Stadium - Tulsa, Okla.
TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts University baseball team returns to action Friday afternoon as the Golden Eagles host SIU Edwardsville in a three-game series at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
The two teams will take part in a doubleheader Friday with a 2 p.m. first pitch in game one, and game two beginning approximately 30 minutes following game one. The series finale is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.
Inside the Box Score
- Senior first baseman Anthony Sequeira went 6-10 at the plate with two doubles in the opening series versus Memphis. It was the best three-game start to the season for a Golden Eagle since Jake Kahaulelio hit .600 in a three-game set against Missouri Southern in 2006.
- With victories in the first two games of the season against Memphis, the 2015 Golden Eagle squad became the first to start the season 2-0 and won its opening series since 2009.
- Noah Cummings earned the honor of hitting the first home run of the season in the third inning of game one against Memphis (3/14). He is the first freshman since Jose Trevino in 2012 to hit a home run for the Golden Eagles.
- Friday's doubleheader against SIU Edwardsville marks the ninth meeting between the two programs. ORU leads the all-time series 7-2, taking two of three from the Cougars in 2011 at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
- ORU is 16-9 all-time against current members of the Ohio Valley Conference.
- SIU Edwardsville returns to Oklahoma for the second straight weekend. The Cougars dropped their opening day contest against Notre Dame in Norman, 7-6, losing the next two games to Oklahoma, 11-1 and 9-1.
- Preseason All-OVC starting pitcher Ryan Daniels will start game one. Daniels was 14-7 with a 3.53 ERA last season.
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