Camels host Radford in Big South series

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell begins a three game Big South series Thursday, April 13, hosting Radford at Jim Perry Stadium.

The series opener is set for 6 p.m., with Friday's game two at 3 p.m. Saturday's finale will begin at 2 p.m.

Prior to Saturday's game, the Camels will host an Easter Egg Hunt at Jim Perry Stadium at 11 a.m.

Campbell is 16-17 on the season after a 12-10 midweek loss to Duke on Wednesday night. The Camels are 5-4 in Big South play.

Matthew Barefoot leads the Camels with a .381 average and 33 RBI, while Jeff Hahs bats .340 with 32 RBI. Barefoot, Hahs and Cole Hallum each have seven home runs for the Camels, with Hallum adding a .301 average and 33 RBI.

Zach Minnick also owns a .326 average, while Drew Butler hits .297 with 31 runs scored. Through 33 games, Butler leads the NCAA in stolen bases with 23.

On the mound, Alex Yarem is 2-0 with a 3.77 ERA in 45 1/3 innings, while Harry Thomas owns a 4.25 ERA and a 2-1 record. Ryan Kirk is also 3-3 for the Camels.

Radford heads into the Big South set at 13-19 overall and 3-6 in conference play. The Highlanders have dropped four in a row, most recently a 17-6 home setback to Virginia Tech.

Kyle Butler leads RU with a .361 average and 17 RBI, while Matt Roth bats .331. Jonathan Gonzalez adds a .319 average with 23 RBI and six home runs. Zack Ridgely paces the Highlanders on the mound with a 3.08 ERA and a 3-5 record in eight appearances.

Campbell leads the all-time series with Radford 27-23.

The Camels travel to North Carolina Central on Tuesday, April 18, returning to Jim Perry Stadium for a three game Big South series against UNC Asheville April 21-23.