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ORU Baseball Preps for Fall World Series

ORU Baseball Preps for Fall World Series

TULSA, Okla. – As the end of fall practice nears, that means one thing for the Oral Roberts baseball team; it's time for the annual Blue-Gold Fall World Series. The Golden Eagles will host the series November 1, 3 and 5 at J.L. Johnson Stadium and each day is open to the public with free admission.

The series gets underway Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. marking the first time the public has the opportunity to see the 2017 version of the Golden Eagles under the helm of fifth-year head coach Ryan Folmar. Game two is slated for a 6 p.m. start Thursday, while the final game of the series is scheduled for Saturday with first pitch at 2 p.m.

ORU closed the 2016 campaign with a 38-21 overall record going 22-8 in The Summit League winning both the regular season and postseason titles. The Golden Eagles advanced to an NCAA Regional for the second-consecutive year and the 26th time in program history.

The 2017 season kicks off February 17-19 when the Golden Eagles welcome Little Rock to J.L. Johnson Stadium for a three-game series.

Fall World Series Rosters

Blue Team

Manager: Todd George

Players: Noah Cummings, Evan Eubanks, Sam Grellner, Cacy Harper, Spencer Henson, Ryan McCollough, Nick Roark, Nick Rotola, Alex Schmitz, Dylan Snypes, Kyler Stout, Cale Tims, Alex Valverde, Brent Williams

Coaches: Miguel Ausua, Cadon Owens, Taylor Varnell

 

Gold Team

Manager: Kevin Lamb

Players: Cal Hernandez, Bryce Howe, Michael Hungate, Daniel Kloehr, Billy Lovvorn, Trevor McCutchin, Justin McGregor, Josh McMinn, Jake Morrison, Luke Preaus, Alex Sevensky, Harrison Smith, Matt Whatley, Brady Womacks

Coaches: Grant Glaze, Logan Michaels, Trent Shelton

 

Pitching Matchups

Tuesday: Cale Tims vs. Bryce Howe

Thursday: Spencer Henson vs. Justin McGregor

Saturday: Ryan McCollough vs. Josh McMinn

 

For the latest information on ORU baseball, follow the Golden Eagles on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or go to www.ORUAthletics.com.  Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store. 

 

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