COLLEGE PARK, Md. -
Navy (18-21) at Maryland (21-13)
Wed., April 16 (4 p.m.)
Probable Pitching Matchup
UMD - R So. LHP Zach Morris (0-0, 2.03 ERA) vs. USNA - Jr. RHP Stephen Moore (2-4, 2.57 ERA)
- Lefthander Zach Morris will be making his second start as a Terrapin Tuesday night. In his first career start, Morris pitched 4-1/3 innings at Wake Forest giving up two earned runs on four hits while striking out three. Morris earned a no-decision in an 11-3 Terrapin win over the Demon Deacons.
- Morris and the Maryland pitching staff rank fourth in the ACC with a 3.14 ERA and are holding opposing teams to a .229 batting average, the third-lowest average in the conference. In non-conference action, Maryland has posted a 2.15 ERA and is holding opposing offenses to a .175 average.
- Of Maryland's league-high six shutouts this season, five have come in non-conference play. Most recently, the Terps blanked George Mason (11-0) on April 8.
- Jose Cuas and LaMonte Wade have led the team offensively over the last 10 games. Cuas and Wade lead the team in hitting with a .350 average and are slugging .475, while Cuas ranks first on the club in RBI (10).
- Wade and second baseman Brandon Lowe enjoyed a solid week for the Terps. Since Tuesday, Lowe is hitting a team-high .333 with a .542 OBP. Lowe has driven in four runs during the stretch, while slugging .400. Wade went 6-for-20 (.300) last week with three RBI and three runs scored.
- As a team, the Terps are hitting .280 in non-conference action this season and averaging slightly over six runs per game. Shortstop Blake Schmit leads the club with a .333 average in the 17 contests with Charlie White has driven in a team-high 13 runs.
- Maryland leads the all-time series against Navy, 32-28. The Terps have won 10 straight against the Midshipmen including a 4-2 victory in Annapolis on March 7, 2012, the last meeting between the two clubs. Maryland and Navy last met in College Park in 2011 (Feb. 23), a game won by the Terps, 8-3.
MARYLAND VS. CANCER
- The Maryland baseball team has started its annual fundraiser to raise money for the Vs. Cancer Foundation. Maryland's goal is $20,000. To help the Terps reach their goal, visit maryland.vs.-cancer.org.
- Maryland will hold its annual Kids Vs. Cancer game on Saturday, April 19 against Georgia Tech. The Terps and Jackets square off at 2 p.m. Following the game, members of the baseball team and other Maryland student-athletes will shave their heads as a show of support.