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Redshirt Freshman Neal Jacobs rounds the bases after hitting a homerun at Theunissen Stadium. Jacobs leads Central Michigan with five homeruns.
Weekend Notes: Chippewas Ready to Host Rival Eastern Michigan

Central Michigan (17-21, 6-9 MAC) vs. Eastern Michigan (19-18, 8-7 MAC)

Friday, April 26  ♦ 3:05 p.m.   Theunissen Stadium
Saturday, April 27 ♦  2:05 p.m.  ♦  Theunissen Stadium
Sunday, April 28 ♦  1:05 p.m.  ♦  Theunissen Stadium

Series Coverage
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Projected Pitching Matchups
  CMU Record ERA   Eastern Michigan Record ERA  
Game 1 RHP Jordan Foley (So.) 6-2 1.78 vs. LHP Brian Hill (R-Sr.) 5-1 3.72  
Game 2 RHP Taylor Lehnert (Fr.) 2-2 4.32 vs.

RHP Brian Valente (R-Sr.)

0-2 3.94  
 Game 3  LHP Rick Dodridge (Sr.) 1-4 2.54  vs. LHP Paul Schaak (Jr.) 3-2 4.50   
Top Hitters            
  CMU Avg. Other   Eastern Michigan Avg. Other  
  Nick Regnier (So.) .321 14 XBH, 4 HR   Sam Ott .362 35 RBI, 54 hits, 17 2B  
  Logan Regnier (Fr.) .281 11 XBH, 19 SB   Adam Sonabend .316 9 2B, 28 RBI  
  Cody Leichman (So.) .272 27 H, 8 RBI   Lee Longo .287 13 XBH, 20 RBI  
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The Series
Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan split games in the Mid-American Conference Tournament last spring. The Eagles won the regular season series in Ypsilanti, 2-1. The Chippewas lead the all-time series, 130-90-1. 

Scouting the Eagles
Eastern Michigan is led by Sam Ott at the plate with a .362 batting average. He has a team-high 35 RBIs and 54 hits. Ott leads the MAC in RBIs and doubles with 17. As a team, the Eagles are fourth in the conference with a .272 batting average. 

Brian Hill has started nine games on the mound for Eastern Michigan. He leads the team with a 5-1 record and has 29 strikeouts in the season. As a pitching staff, the Eagles have a combined ERA of 4.67. 

Regnier Brothers 
Nick and Logan lead the team in both batting average and hits. Nick currently is third in the conference with 74 total bases. Logan is currently tied for first in the MAC with five triples on the season. 

Foley on the Mound

Sophomore Jordan Foley comes into the week second in the MAC with 72 strikeouts. Foley leads Central Michigan's starters with an ERA of 1.78 and has a team beast six wins on the season. 

Chippewas Shuffle Schedule
Central Michigan's schedule continues to be changed due to weather. Tuesday's tilt against Davenport was canceled due to rain. The Chippewas will resume the suspended game against Michigan State on May 14 and rescheduled Kalamazoo College for May 7. 

3.83 ERA 4.70
.254 Avg. Against
.234 Batting Avg. .275
.334 Slugging Pct.
18 Home Runs 17
4.8 Runs Scored
65-78 Stolen Bases