The Cats continue their road trip, on to Elon, NC to face the former SoCon member Phoenix of Elon University for a midweek game. The two teams last faced each other in 2019 in Cullowhee.
When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 7:00 pm
Where: Latham Park - Elon, NC
Radio: Elon radio
TV/video: Elon YouTube
Live Stats: Elon live stats
Elon Fan Message Board: Elon Fans
Head Coach: Mike Kennedy - head coach in 25th season -
Kennedy's Record: 754-581-3 overall
Alma Mater: Elon - 1991
Kennedy's record vs. WCU: 22-20
Moranda's record vs. Elon: 10-18
2021 Elon Baseball Record: 13-17 overall, 6-6 CAA, 10-7 home, 3-10 away, 0-0 neutral
2020 Elon Baseball Record: 7-10 overall, 0-0 CAA, 7-6 home, 0-4 away, 0-0 neutral
The Series: The Cats are23-25 overall against the Phoenix, but lost the last two games played in the series. The Cats are 10-13 overall in games played at Elon
Under Mike Kennedy, Elon has posted a 442-228-1 (.659) record at Latham Park.
Justin Casella leads the Phoenix at the plate with a .400 average. Tyler Cranston is hitting .379, and Iadisernia is close behind him at .374. Ladisernia has team-highs in at-bats (107), runs (25), hits (40), home runs (8), RBIs (23), total bases (71), and walks (14). Elon is hitting .255 with a .397 slugging percentage and a .345 on-base percentage.
Elon comes into this game with a series win over UNCW, having split a doubleheader on Sunday.
Projected Pitching Match-Up: