Bulldogs Host Hornets for 3-Game Series
The Fresno State baseball team has won four of its past seven games.
The Fresno State baseball team has won four of its past seven games.

May 3, 2012

By Stephen Trembley & Kelly Mason
strembley@csufresno.edu & kelbel2@mail.fresnostate.edu

FRESNO, Calif. --- The Fresno State baseball team heads into a three-day home series as they host conference foe Sacramento State. The series opener is scheduled for Friday night at 6:05 p.m. at Beiden Field. The second game will be held Saturday at 6:05 p.m. as well and will conclude on Sunday with a 1:05 p.m. start time.

The Bulldogs (19-22) are coming off a home win against non-conference opponent UC Davis on Wednesday night by the final of 11-4. Patrick Hutcheson and Kenneth Wise led the team with huge homeruns as the Bulldogs racked up five doubles and seven extra-base hits in the win.

Trent Garrison (.325), Aaron Judge (.316) and Patrick Hutcheson (.313) lead Fresno State in batting averages with a .310 or above. The Bulldogs won 4 of their last seven games and will look for a second consecutive win Friday night.

Sacramento State is 24-21 heading into this three-game conference series most recently winning 10 of their last 15 games. Rhys Hoskins leads the Hornets with an overall season batting .361 as Sacramento State is currently tied with Nevada for second in the seven-team WAC.

Friday night's game will be held in honor of the late Dr. Rodney Anderson, who was an avid fan of Fresno State baseball. Dr. Anderson passed away on March 6 and served as a professor in the political science department for over 15 years.

He posthumously donated the two Rosenblatt Stadium seats he watched the Bulldogs win the 2008 National Championship in Omaha, Neb., to the program. The seats will be displayed on the Beiden Field Concourse starting Friday night and for the rest of the season.



All three games will be broadcast on AM 940 KYNO.

"Discover Fresno State Athletics!" -- AM 940 KYNO is the flagship radio station for Bulldog Baseball.

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