Baseball gears up for Liberty Bell Classic Opener in Lafayette
PHILADELPHIA The University of Pennsylvania baseball team opens the 2023 Liberty Bell Classic Tuesday afternoon against Lafayette with a first pitch at 3:30 p.m. at Kamine Stadium in Forks Township, Pennsylvania.
The Quakers come just two days away from an Ivy League series loss to Harvard, the team’s first loss since 2019 after winning all seven last season.
Penn (10-9) vs. Lafayette (4-20)
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The series: Lafayette
This marks the 128th meeting between the Quakers and Leopards, with Penn holding a 76-50-1 head-to-head record. Lafayette won last season’s Liberty Bell opener for both teams 9-3 at Meiklejohn Stadium.
Penn went 2-2 last week and won a weekday game at Lehigh 7-4 in 10 innings before dropping his first weekend Ivy League series to Harvard.
Senior Ben Miller batted nearly .600 for the week, recording multiple hits in all four Quaker games and extending his hitting streak to 14 games. Half of his hits went for extra bases. freshman Ryan Taylor hit safely in all four games and launched his first two home runs as a Quaker Sunday against the Crimson; he picked up Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors on Monday.
As a team, Penn bats .279, with at least eight hits in 11 of the last 12 games. The pitching staff opens Tuesday with a season ERA of 4.23, with 199 strikeouts against only 87 walks in 164 innings of work.
Watching the leopards
Lafayette ended an 11-game losing streak on Sunday with a doubleheader split against Navy; the team was defeated 135-51 during that stretch,
Tuesday marks the home opener for the Leopards, who have played in Louisiana, North Carolina, Long Island and Western NY during their non-conference schedule.
As a team, they hit just .237 with Michael Zarrillo (.329) and Kyle Chmielewski (.271) the only everyday players to hit over .250.
On the mound, the team’s ERA sits at 9.78 with an opposing batting average of .320. They also walked 12 more batters than they struck out (171 to 159).
About the Liberty Bell Classic
The Liberty Bell Classic was conceived in 1992 as a way for local Division I colleges to compete against each other in a tournament, and as a chance for the schools to play at Veterans Stadium, then the home of the Phillies. The original eight schools were the University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware, Saint Joseph’s, Drexel, Villanova, Temple, West Chester, and LaSalle Universities. In the first championship game, the University of Delaware defeated Villanova University 6-2.
When West Chester University was reclassified as Division II, it was replaced by Rider University and Rider was in turn replaced by Lehigh University. When the Drexel baseball program was disbanded after the 2003 season, Lafayette University joined the Liberty Bell Classic.
Originally all games were played at Veterans Stadium, but in 2004 the format was changed so that games were played at local venues and the championship game was held at Citizens Bank Park.
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