Cajuns Host Arkansas State at the “Tigue”
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns get back into conference play this weekend as they host Arkansas State in a three game Sun Belt conference series at M. L. "Tigue" Moore Field.
Game times are set for 6pm Friday, 2pm Saturday and 1pm Sunday. All three games can be heard on 96.5 KPEL-FM.
Louisiana (13-9, 5-3 Sun Belt) will alter its weekend rotation as freshman left-hander Gunner Leger gets the game one start. Leger is 3-0 on the season with a 3.12 ERA. Senior Greg Milhorn (1-0, 3.51) will start on Saturday, while Freshman Evan Guillory (1-0, 5.69 gets the Sunday start.
Arkansas State (20-12, 2-6) will counter with right hander Tyler Zuber (2-2, 1.77) getting the Friday start, while lefty Jon Glidewell (2-0, 2.70) gets the Saturday start. Sunday, the Red Wolves will start David Owen (2-2, 2.35)
The Cajuns lead the Sun Belt conference in hitting with a .284 team batting average. Blake Trahan leads the club with a .395 batting average, while junior catcher Nick Thurman (.368) and Tyler Girouard (.309) are also hitting over .300 on the season.
Arkansas State is hitting .252 as a club. Zach George leads the Red Wolves in hitting with a .364 average.