SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University baseball team welcomes in-state rival Rhode Island to Conaty Park for Opening Day on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday will be the first game at Conaty Park in 682 days.
Opponent: Rhode Island
Location: Conaty Park (Smithfield, R.I.)
Date and Time: Mar. 24 - 3:00 PM
Live Stats: Presto
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Bryant vs. Rhode Island
- Bryant and URI have split 18 meetings at the Division I level.
- The Rams won both games against the Bulldogs two weekends ago in Kingston, 7-0 and 6-4.
Bulldog Notes and Notables
- Bryant enters the week at 5-7 overall following a three-game sweep of Merrimack.
- The Bulldogs will be playing their first game at Conaty Park in 682 days. Bryant is 247-105 (.702) since 2000.
- Bryant scored 42 runs over the weekend and is now hitting .276 as a team.
- Liam McGill is batting .444 with a team-high 15 RBI.
- James Ciliento was named the NEC Player of the Week on Tuesday after going 7-for-10 with eight RBI and seven runs scored at Merrimack.
- Ciliento also became the eighth player in DI program history to record 200 career hits.
- Damaurys Rodriguez was named the NEC Rookie of the Week after collecting three hits, four RBI and five runs scored against the Warriors.
- Bryant's pitching staff also shined on the weekend, posting two shutouts. The staff walked six, struck out 33 and allowed just one run on 20 hits.