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FIRST PLACE HAWKS LOOK TO BUILD ON RECORD AS SCHEDULE PASSES MIDWAY POINT

FIRST PLACE HAWKS LOOK TO BUILD ON RECORD AS SCHEDULE PASSES MIDWAY POINT

ETOBICOKE, ON: After a solid opening weekend at home in which the Hawks took over sole possession of first place in the OCAA standings with a 9-3 record, the team will complete its 2018 road schedule on Wednesday night at Christie Pits against the upstart George Brown Huskies.

THE MATCH UP

Humber "Hawks" @ George Brown "Huskies"
9-3, 1st Place                2-6, 5th Place
Wednesday, September 26/18
6:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Christie Pits – Toronto

LAST TIME OUT VS GEORGE BROWN

This will be the first match-up between these two teams this season. They last met in regular season play last year at Christie Pits, with the visiting Hawks prevailing 11-0 by way of a five-inning mercy. Humber scored all 11 runs in the first three innings, pounding out 14 hits in the shortened game. Liam Sutherland and Keegan Murphy rapped out three hits each to lead both teams. Stephen Narhabeki pitched four of the five innings and was credited with the victory.

SCOUTING GEORGE BROWN

  • After winning their opener, the Huskies lost six consecutive games, with two being slim two-run margins over strong St. Clair and Durham squads
  • Their last outing may be the one of the most impressive ones in their history, a 14-1 five-inning road win mercy over the powerful Durham Lords
  • AJ Wideman is in his first year as the head coach of the George Brown squad

BATTING LEADERS

  • Batting Average: Robin Fox-Pappas (.458)
  • Hits: Robin Fox-Pappas (11)
  • RBI's: Robin Fox-Pappas (10)
  • Home Runs: Robin Fox-Pappas (1)
  • Stolen Bases: Robin Fox-Pappas (3)

PITCHING LEADERS

  • Wins: John Luke (2)
  • Saves: None
  • Strikeouts: (10)
  • ERA: David De (3.50)

 

HAWK NOTES

NEXT HOME GAME

Humber will host Durham on Saturday, with non-traditional game times. The Hawks women's softball team and the men's baseball team will combine for a quadruple doubleheader, with the women playing at 12 pm and 2 pm, while the men go at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. All the games will take place at Connorvale Park.