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Maryland Closes Out Regular Season At The Bob Against Penn State

Maryland Closes Out Regular Season At The Bob Against Penn State

Maryland (34-19, 10-11 B1G) vs. Penn State (23-22, 9-12 B1G)

May 16-18, 2024

Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium 

6:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.

B1G+

COLLEGE PARK, MD — Maryland baseball is back at The Bob as it closes out the regular season against Penn State. The two teams last met during the 2023 season in State College, with the Terps taking two out of the three games. Maryland leads the all-time series with a record of 21-16. All three games will stream on B1G+ and air on the Maryland Baseball Network.

Where We Are

  • Maryland (34-19, 10-11 B1G) enters the series after winning the road series against Boston College.
  • The Terps swept the doubleheader on May 11, led by a complete game four-hit performance by Omar Melendez in the game one 8-1 win. The Terps would score six runs in the first inning to take a lead they would not relinquish.
  • In game two, the Terps would score four runs in the fourth and get a quality start from Logan Koester to get a 5-3 win and clinch a series win.
  • Game three was a pitchers duel, which saw freshman Evan Smith go six innings and strikeout five in a 2-1 loss. Chris Hacopian hit his 14th home run of the season in the game three loss, putting him one behind Maxwell Costes for the second-most home runs in a freshman season at Maryland.



All-Time Series

  • Maryland holds a slight advantage in the overall series with a 21-16 record. The two teams last met during the 2023 season, with the Terps taking two of three on the road in the weekend series.

About The Nittany Lions

  • Penn State (23-22, 9-12 B1G) took its previous series over Rutgers at home. The Nittany Lions won game one 7-6 behind a walk-off RBI single by Grant Norris.
  • Penn State dropped game two of its home match-up with Rutgers, coming out on the wrong side of a 7-1 game. The Nittany Lions got their second walk-off win of the weekend in its final game of the series as part of a four-run ninth inning in a 11-10 win.
  • J.T. Marr leads the team in both batting average (.416) and RBI (46) this season. Mar’s .416…

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