Lobo Baseball Hosts Vermont In A 4-Game Series
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  03/27/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

March 27, 2008

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Up Next For Lobo Baseball
Games #25-28 • vs Vermont
Friday, March 28 • 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 29 • 2 p.m. (DH)
Sunday, March 30 • 1 p.m.
Isotopes Park • Albuquerque, N.M.

Live Stats, Audio and Video: Links available on GoLobos.com. UNM Media Relations Assistant Daniel Archuleta will call the action from Isotopes Park.

Against Vermont: This will be the first meeting between the Lobos and Catamounts.

Promotional Games: Friday, March 28, is Greek Night at The Park. UNM's fraternities and sororities will participate in a variety of games and contests throughout the game ... On Sunday, March 30, Boy Scouts who show up in their scout uniforms get in for $2.

Up Next: The Lobos will play an exhibition game against the Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. This will be the fourth consecutive year that the two teams have met at Isotopes Park. Tickets are available at the Isotopes Park Ticket Office. General admission is $5, while UNM faculty, staff and students are $3 with a valid UNM I.D.


• Route 66 Casino Hotel Rio Grande Rivalry ... The Lobo baseball team picked up another .75 points for UNM in the 2007-08 Rio Grande Rivalry on Wednesday, March 26. Baseball earned a total of 2.25 points in the rivalry to give UNM the 2007-08 championship. UNM holds a 12.75-6.75 lead in the rivalry with just three events left in the all-year competition.

• Hamilton Named MWC Player of the Week ... Junior Dane Hamilton earned Mountain West Conference Player of the Week honors for his five-game performance last week at New Mexico State and TCU. Hamilton was a base-running machine on March 18 at NMSU. The starting left fielder got on base four times in each game of the doubleheader, scoring each time for eight runs on the day. In Game One, Hamilton was 3 of 5 with two doubles and followed that up in Game Two at 2 of 3 with two walks. Hamilton continued to make contact against TCU, March 20-22, and ended up hitting .526 for the week.

UNM vs. ... Vermont

Probable Starters

New Mexico (14-10, 3-3 MWC)
1B Kevin Atkinson
2B Mike Brownstein
SS Scott Gracey
3B Ian Hollick
LF Matt Hibbitts
CF Adam Courcha
RF Bobby Moore
C Drew McDonald or
DH Rafael Neda

Pitching Rotation
Friday - Will Kerr
Saturday (G1) - Jacob Norton
Saturday (G2) - Stephen Smith
Sunday - TBA

Vermont (5-5, 0-0 America East)
1B Kyle Henry
2B Brad Currier
SS Matt Duffy
3B Kyle Massie
LF Miguel Magrass
CF Mark Micowski
RF Ethan Paquette
C Jeff Nolet
DH Justin Milo

Pitching Rotation
Friday - Joe Serafin
Saturday (G1) - Justin Albert
Saturday (G2) - Kyle Henry
Sunday - Keith Rakus