Louisville Baseball Hosts 2019 Media Day

Louisville Baseball Hosts 2019 Media Day

first_imgFitzgerald and Wyatt are among the seven position starters returning for the Cardinals. Wyatt has garnered preseason All-America honors from Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, D1Baseball, NCBWA and Perfect Game following his sophomore campaign that saw him post a .339 batting average with 69 driven in. Fitzgerald started 63 of 64 games in 2018, hitting .264 with 17 doubles and 23 stolen bases. Photo Gallery Dan McDonnell Press Conference Set to begin his 13th season with the Cardinals, head coach Dan McDonnell was joined for Tuesday’s press conferences by junior lefthanded pitcher Nick Bennett, junior infielder Tyler Fitzgerald, senior righthanded pitcher Bryan Hoeing and junior first baseman Logan Wyatt. FOLLOWING THE CARDINALS ON SOCIAL MEDIAFans can follow Louisville baseball on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @LouisvilleBSB. Print Friendly Version McDonnell enters the 2019 season with a 554-222 overall mark in 12 seasons leading the program. A two-time National Coach of the Year, McDonnell has guided the Cardinals to four College World Series berths, seven NCAA Super Regional appearances, 11 NCAA Regional bids, eight regular season conference championships and two conference tournament titles with 37 All-Americans. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With the start of the 2019 season just around the corner, the University of Louisville baseball team hosted its annual media day on Tuesday in the Omaha Room at Jim Patterson Stadium. Louisville Baseball Quick Facts 2019 LOUISVILLE BASEBALL SEASON TICKETSAfter one season of ticketed admission for all home games, the Cardinals are giving free admission back to the fans in 2019. Louisville’s 15 ACC games as well as non-conference games against UK and Vanderbilt will be ticketed events at Jim Patterson Stadium. All other non-conference matchups, including games against Ole Miss, Western Kentucky and Xavier, will have free admission.The 2019 reserved chairback ticket packages, which include one ticket to each of the 17 ticketed games, are priced at $110 for adults, $90 for senior adults/youths and $90 for families of four or more. Season tickets for the Left Field Berm are also available at $50 per ticket. Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online here, by calling 502-GO-CARDS or by visiting the Louisville Cardinals Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 at Cardinal Stadium (2800 South Floyd Street) on weekdays from 9 a.m., until 5 p.m., ET. Complete details on 2019 UofL baseball tickets can be found at gocards.com/bsbtickets. Bennett and Hoeing return to a Louisville pitching staff that brings back 11 arms from the 2018 team. Bennett was named a preseason All-American by the NCBWA and Perfect Game after an 8-2 mark as a sophomore with a 2.84 ERA. Hoeing will battle for a weekend rotation spot after working primarily out of the bullpen as a junior. The righthander was 7-2 with a 2.88 ERA in 24 appearances, five of which were starts. Fitzgerald and Wyatt Press Conference Bennett and Hoeing Press Conference The Cardinals open the 2019 campaign on Friday, Feb. 15 against No. 20 Connecticut in Lakeland, Fla. The weekend series will be played at Joker Marchant Stadium, the spring training home of the Detroit Tigers. Louisville enters the season ranked in all six major preseason polls, including a No. 4 ranking in the D1Baseball preseason poll. UofL is coming off a 45-19 record in 2018, its seventh straight 40-win season and the 11th in 12 seasons under McDonnell. The Cardinals advanced to the championship round of an NCAA Regional for the seventh straight season. Story Linkslast_img

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