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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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* This Week in Music: Eykamp Quartet Performs

The Eykamp String Quartet, the Department of Music’s resident string ensemble, will perform in Wheeler Concert Hall this Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m.  Quartet members include violinist Tim Kantor, Concertmaster of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra; violinist Sun Hye Oh, the EPO’s Associate Concertmaster; violist Rose Wollman, Principal Violist of the EPO; and EPO Principal Cellist Schuyler Slack.  The program will include works by Beethoven, Antonín Dvo?ák, and American composer Samuel Barber.  The Eykamp String Quartet is made possible by the special underwriting of Rita, Richard, and Dorothy Eykamp, friends of the University of Evansville and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.

The UE Piano Series continues its season in Wheeler Concert Hall this Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by visiting artist Angela Park.  A native of London, Ontario, Park has established herself as one of Canada’s leading young musicians.  She began her career at the age of three, and she later became the youngest Gold Medal winner at the Western Ontario Conservatory of Music.  She has since received numerous other awards and honors, and her versatility as both a soloist and chamber music player has led to significant success in North America, Europe, and Japan.  Park has collaborated with a number of internationally distinguished artists and is a founding member of Made In Canada, an award-winning ensemble that received the CBC Galaxie Rising Stars Award in 2006. Lee’s UE recital will feature Beethoven’s “Waldstein” Sonata, Chopin’s Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60, and Book One of Liszt’s Années de pèlerinage.  Feneral admission is $15; students $5; and UE students free.

The Classical Guitar Concert Series continues its season in Wheeler Concert Hall this Friday night, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Jordan Dodson.  Dodson holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati and the Manhattan School of Music and is active as a soloist and chamber musician, both in the United States and abroad.  He has won a number of prizes in national and international competitions, and in the fall of 2011, Dodson was one of two guitarists selected to inaugurate a new program in classical guitar at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.  Dodson’s UE performance will include works ranging from Bach to the contemporary American composer Paul Lansky.  This event is co-sponsored by the University of Evansville and the Classical Guitar Society of Evansville. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for students. UE students will be admitted at no charge with a valid student ID.

Consortium Instructor of Percussion Ross Erickson will offer a Faculty Recital in Wheeler Concert Hall on Sunday evening, March 24, at 7:00 p.m.  The performance will include a transcription of Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, originally for solo violin, as well as works by modern American composers Bob Becker and Maurice Wright and French composer Eric Sammut.  The evening will conclude with a performance of Erickson’s own arrangement, Crazy Excerpts:Percussion. The recital is free and open to the public.
 

* Ace Advocates Raising Money for KIVA Organization

Ace Advocates is sponsoring a competition between different organizations to see who can raise the most money as a donation to the organization KIVA. KIVA is an online microfinance loan program, and by everyone donating just a dollar, we can help provide economic opportunities to entrepreneurs and people in need in countries all over the world.
The competition is already on and runs to March 22.  Ace Advocates will be collecting money at a Ridgway University Center table on March 19 and 21 during lunch and dinner.  Any club or organization at the University of Evansville may compete. The team to raise the most money will receive campus-wide recognition and a trophy for their organization, as a token for their efforts to help people around the world.  After the first week, a total of $69 has been raised.  Tied for first place is both Powell Hall and College Democrats with $16 while DOZ is in third with $9.35 so far.
For more information, email Nick Joyner (nj35).

* Todsapon Thananatthanachon to Speak at CNS Meeting on Tuesday

Dr. Thananatthanachon will be presenting his research on the  "Synthesis and Catalysis of Transition-Metal Pincer Compounds in Transfer Hydrogenation of Benzaldehyde" at the CNS meeting on March 19 at 6:00 pm in Room 204 in Hyde Hall. Bring your dinner and come join the fun!

 

* GWS Brown Bag Speaker: Brianna McLaughlin & Home of the Friendless

The Gender & Women’s Studies Brown Bag Series is hosting its second speaker on Tuesday, March 19. Brianna McLaughlin will be presenting "Home of the Friendless:  Untold Stories of 19th Century Evansville Women" in Hyde 5B from 12:20-1 pm. Bring your lunch and hear Brianna discuss her research about the Vanderburgh County Christian Home, a 19th century women's home/shelter.  Light refreshments will be offered.

* University Of Evansville Theatre Opens Crimes of The Heart in The May Studio Theatre

The Department of Theatre opens Crimes of the Heart, by Beth Henley, on Friday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the May Studio Theatre. The show will continue with performances at 7:30 p.m. on March 16, 18, 19, and 20, and at 2:00 p.m. on March 17. This 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a poignant snapshot of sibling rivalry set in a small Southern town. The three eccentric Magrath sisters humorously tackle issues of abandonment, adultery, and racial injustice in this dark comedy.

Collin Matthew Jones, a senior theatre generalist from New Albany, Ind., directs the play. The Magrath sisters are played by juniors Kelsey Miller; Olivia Shrum; and sophomore Logan Elizabeth Hardy. The cast also features performances from senior Aaron Fentress; juniors Ross DeWitt; and Katherine Nykanen.

The all-student creative team for Crimes of the Heart includes scenic design by junior Sarah Dory; lighting design by junior Jenna Dabkowski; costume design by junior Moriah James; and sound design by sophomore Alexis Richards. The play’s Technical Director is senior Mollie Hamilton and the Stage Manager is junior Rebekah Carriere.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior adults, students and UE faculty and staff. UE students may pick up their free student rush ticket beginning at 12 pm on the day of the performance they wish to attend. Seating is limited. For reservations, call the ticket office at 812/488-2031.

* Today Is UE Philanthropy Week Awareness Day!

Today is Awareness Day - part of Philanthropy Week.  Stop by the Philanthropy Week table in Ridgway University Center between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to learn more!

Did you know?
It costs $128/minute to run UE. Students only pay $102 through their tuition, resulting in a $26/minute deficit. That’s a deficit of: $1,560/hour - $37,440/day - a Ggrand total of a $13.65 million deficit per year

UE wouldn’t even be able to function without the financial support it receives every year from many generous Alumni, Friends and Corporations.

Did you know?
Last year, only 13.5% of those alums made a gift back to the University. Alumni giving percentage is one key factor when national organizations rank colleges and universities. A gift of any amount gets an alum counted, helps UE’s giving percentage and the gift goes directly to support current students.

Did you know?
95 percent of full-time students receive financial aid and scholarships, with an average package of $23,700 per year.

Did you know?
Last year, only 392 of 4800 young alumni (graduated in the last 10 years) made a gift of any amount to support UE students.

* Get Tickets Now for International Banquet and Variety Show

The University of Evansville's International Club would like to invite everyone to its 37th Annual International Banquet & Variety Show. Don't miss the opportunity to try international food and enjoy a variety of performances. So mark your calendars and come to Eykamp Hall in the Ridgway University Center on Saturday, March 23, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students in advance and $8 at the door. Adult tickets are $12 for singles, $20 for couples and free for children under the age of 8! Semi-formal attire is recommended and profits go to charity. Tickets are available now at the International Office, Ridgway 2nd Floor. You can also purchase your ticket at Ridgway Lobby on the following dates;

Tuesday, March 19 - 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Thursday, March 21 - 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Friday, March 22 - 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Hurry and get your ticket before they are sold out!

 

Upcoming Events

* Neu Chapel Organ at Noon Series

Douglas Reed, University Organist, will continue the NEU CHAPEL ORGAN @ NOON series on Thursday, March 21, Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday.  Dr. Reed will be joined by organ students, Henry Maurer, Joe Luegers, and Rachel Bennett in presenting organ music by the great composer.  Sponsored by the Neu Chapel Society and the University of Evansville chapter of the American Guild of Organists, the 45 minute informal recital will begin at 12:10 p.m.

Refreshments will be served following the program which is free and open to the public.

The series will continue on April 18 with music for the Easter season.
 

* Bernie Salazar, "The Biggest Loser At-Home Winner" Returns to Campus

Kappa Kappa Iota is pleased to bring 2002 UE Alum Bernie Salazar to campus Thursday, March 21.  Bernie's presentation “Start making the positive changes to lead the life you deserve” will take place in Room 251, Ridgway University Center at 7:00 p.m. Bernie will share his experiences while on "The Biggest Loser" as well as talk about his new mission - finding ways to get school children up and moving so they can lead a healthy lifestyle.  His sense of humor and willingness to share personal experiences always make Bernie Salazar a popular speaker on campus.

* MESCON 2013 Is Saturday!

The UE Community is invited to 2013 MESCON (Math, Engineering, Science Conference) on Saturday, March 23, in Koch Center. This annual conference celebrates undergraduate scientific research and engineering design from excellent colleges and universities in the Midwestern region. Starting at 8:00 am, students will give oral and poster presentations from areas ranging in biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer science, and engineering.  Please come hear student presentations and see poster presentations. MESCON Committee members Dr. Dick Blandford (MESCON Co-Chair), Dr. Deborah Hwang (MESCON Co-Chair), Dr. Cris Hochwender, Dr. Chris Tweddle, Dr .John Stamm, Dr. Arlen Kaufman, Dr. Lora Becker, Dr. Todsapon Thananatthanachon, and Dr. James Doane.

Special thanks to CIHOLAS,Inc and Mead Johnson.

* Phi Mu Presents Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

The ladies of Phi Mu are holding their annual pancake breakfast to benefit Children's Miracle Network this Saturday. It will be held at St. Benedict's Cathedral School in the cafeteria. Tickets will be sold at the door for $5 from 8-11am. Raffle tickets are $1. There will be music, games, and unlimited breakfast! Please come and support a great cause.

* Battle of the Bands Set for this Saturday

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia's annual  Battle of the bands Competition is this Saturday, March 23, at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall. Student bands from the University of Evansville will compete to win the vote of the crowd and a panel of judges comprised of local music professionals. The house band of Phi Mu Alpha will be playing a set as a halftime show. The event is free to all University of Evansville Students with a student ID, and $5 to the public. Tickets are sold at the door and are used to cast audience vote for favorite band.

 

 

* Jaime Gomez to Discuss Innovation Driven Social Enterprise

The Office of Academic Affairs invites the campus community to a presentation by Jaime Gomez, PhD, distinguished professor of international business at the University of San Diego and professor of international strategy and management at the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico. Gomez will present "Building a Sustainable World through Innovation Driven Social Enterprise" at 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 25 in Smythe Lecture Hall (Room 170, Schroeder School of Business Building). A reception will follow in Dunigan Lounge.

With a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, a master’s in applied systems design, and a PhD in applied economics and managerial science, Gomez has interests that extend across multiple disciplines. His work experience has been international in character and global in impact. He believes in education in its most comprehensive interpretation – a foundation for societal development through which students become socially responsible individuals instilled with a moral obligation to others and to society as a whole. His work and his values epitomize the concept of the social entrepreneur.

* Dedication of Art Donated by Virginia Schroeder H'92

Please join us Thursday, March 21 at 11:00 a.m. in the lobby of Olmsted Hall for a dedication of art donated by Virginia Schroeder H’92. Ginny is a long-time supporter of UE and has made this donation in honor of President Tom and Dr. Sharon Kazee. The painting depicts Harlaxton College and the artist is Kathryn Waters. Please come out and thank Ginny Schroeder for her gift and support of UE.

* History Spring Lecture to Feature Harlaxton College's David Green

This year’s History Department Spring Lecture will feature Dr. David Green, Lecturer in History and British Studies at Harlaxton College. The event is free and open to the public, and faculty, staff, students and the campus community are invited to attend. The lecture, titled "The English Empire in the Later Middle Ages," will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in Eykamp Hall, Room 251A. 

This speaking engagement represents in integral part of Dr. Green’s on-going research program which explores ‘colonial’ practices and attitudes at work in the dominions of the later medieval English monarchy (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Gascony, and Normandy).

By March 2013 Dr. Green will have published four articles in international peer-reviewed journals and essay collections, including the Journal of British Studies and the Journal of Historical Sociology. Another important element in this project is a major international conference (the Harlaxton Medieval Symposium) which Dr. Green will convene alongside colleagues from the universities of York and East Anglia (both in the U.K.). Together these scholarly activities form an innovative research program which examines, through a comparative and interdisciplinary approach, a period of fundamental change in the construction of the English nation.

Dr. Green’s research trajectory and findings have been shaped, in part, by the core course in British Studies required of all students at Harlaxton College with its focus on the construction of the British nation, its identity, and the relationships between its component parts. Accordingly, research from this program will be used to inform the teaching of this course, particularly the recently developed Honors section, which will sustain and enrich the curricular and co-curricular experience of UE students at Harlaxton in accordance with the university’s Strategic Plan Core Goal 1.

Info You Should Know

* Recycle - Yes! Contaminate - No!

We’ve recently had some recycle bags in the plastics bins contaminated with a significant amount of liquid.  Unfortunately, this causes us to trash the entire bag, as we cannot take this to our recycling facility.  Please help UE and the environment by emptying bottles and cans of liquid before placing them in the recycle bins!

* Residence Life Summer Staff Openings!

Searching for a Summer Job?  Residence Life hires students for its Summer Conference Program.  Applications are available on March 20th and are due back on March 26.  A session with more info will be held on March 20th at 9:30 pm in Graves 100.

Compensation is free summer housing (value of $2,410) plus $975 pay.

Summer Staff are a primary support system during the summer, and are responsible for providing assistance to conference guests and summer school students.  Summer Staff will be involved in all phases of the conference program so applicants should be hard working, have a dedication to excellence, be customer service orientated, have good communication skills, and be knowledgeable about UE.

Summer Staff Selection Timeline:
• March 20 – Summer Staff Info Session:  9:30 pm in Graves 100
• March 26 – Applications and recommendations due – all recommendations and completed applications must be received by 5:00 pm in the Office of Residence Life
• April 11 – Hiring decisions and notifications will be made.

Please note: selection timeline is subject to change.  Question about the process?  Contact Calvin Wertman at 488-2214 / cw81@evansville.edu or Anna Jessen at 488-1115 / jj82@evansville.edu.
 

* Sodexo Welcomes Your Feedback

Sodexo is currently running our Spring Semester Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey is open to all members of campus and should only take about 5 minutes to complete. In exchange for your time, you will be entered to win an Outdoor Fun Prize Pack consisting of 2 folding camp chairs, t-shirts, beverages from Pepsi & Coke, and a portable MP3 player speaker. To access the survey visit http://vcil.cc/8sx1grp. The link will be open through March 20.

* Alumni Research and Scholarly Activity Fellowship Proposals Now Being Accepted

Attention faculty:  Alumni Research and Scholarly Activity Fellowship proposals are now being accepted.  Up to $15,000 in grants can be awarded by the Alumni Association each year.  The online application form can be found on Acelink under the Academic Affairs area.  Completed proposals are due Monday, April 1.  Questions?  Contact alumni@evansville.edu or extension 2586. 

* Foreign Language Department Photo Contest Deadline Extended

The Department of Foreign Languages would like to invite students who studied abroad on a language immersion program for their major/minor requirement to submit photos to enter the Annual Foreign Language Department Photo Contest.  If you participated in a foreign language study abroad program for your major/minor requirement in Spring 2012, Summer 2012 or Fall 2012, you may submit up to three photos (one in each category) from your study abroad experience for the contest. 

Printed photos should be no larger than 4 x 6, or photos may be submitted by email to foreignlanguages@evansville.edu. The photos can be of any trips, campuses or cities that you were in during your foreign language study abroad and must be submitted in one of the following categories:  Art; Landscape; or Cultural Interaction.

One winner will be awarded for each category, and one of those photos will be awarded the Best Overall photo.  The Best Overall photo will be enlarged, framed and displayed in the Foreign Language Office.  Please note that all photos may be shared and/or published with the Office of Study Abroad and University Relations.

Feel free to stop by OH 350 and see the winners from the past, if you like.

The deadline for submissions has been extended. You can now submit your photos to Foreign Languages at OH 350 by WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. Put your name and the place on the back of the photo or on a separate sheet.  We would love to display all of them on one of our bulletin boards.

If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly at kh209@evansville.edu.

* Call for Nominations: Dean of Students Leadership Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for consideration of The Howard S. Rosenblatt “Dean of Students Leadership Awards”.  These awards will be presented at the 20th Annual Leadership Awards Reception scheduled for April 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.  Awards are presented in the following categories:
• Student Organization Advisor of the Year
• Student Organization of the Year
• Student Leader of the Year

Over 80% of UE students participate in at least one student organization or program.  These organizations are successful because of the commitment of the student leaders and the advisors who give freely of their time and support.  The recipients of these awards are selected based on their commitment to the University of Evansville as well as the development and success of their efforts within their chosen student organization.

The deadline for nominations is March 29, 2013.  Please click here to download a nomination form or stop by Room 230 in the Ridgway University Center to pick up a nomination form from the Dean of Students Office.  If you have any questions, please contact the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students at extension 2500 or by e-mail at km306@evansville.edu

Thank you in advance for celebrating our student leaders’ achievements. 

Congratulations

* Heidi Strobel to Lecture on Rosie the Riveter at Evansville Public Library

Heidi Strobel, associate professor of art history, will be giving a lecture tonight on the Evansville-area Rosie the Riveters at 6:30 pm in the Browning Room of the Evansville Public Library's Central Branch.

* Katlyn Farnum

UE psychology major alum Katlyn Farnum (previously Sorenson), recently published her senior thesis in a peer-reviewed journal. (Farnum, K. S. & Stevenson, M. C. (in press).  Economically Disadvantaged Juvenile Offenders Tried in Adult Court Are Perceived as Less Able to Understand Their Actions, But More Guilty. To appear in Psychology, Crime, and Law.)
 

* Heidi Strobel Elected to Reitz Home Museum Board

Heidi Strobel, associate professor of art history, has been elected to the Board of the Reitz Home Museum.

Thank You

* We Couldn't Do It Without You!

On behalf of the Admission Office, a huge THANK YOU to the campus community for making this past Saturday’s Open House a tremendous success.  We had 156 students in attendance including 44 seniors and 9 transfers for this fall 2013!  Thank you to the faculty, maintenance staff, financial aid, and food service for your part in the day.  We truly couldn’t do it without you!  Our next open house is April 6. 

Sincerely,

Dr. Shane Davidson, VP for Enrollment Services. 

Athletics

* Men's Golf Tied For Lead After Round One

Round one is in the books at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate and the University of Evansville men’s golf team is tied for the lead entering the final 18 holes of play.

The Aces posted a 295 and are tied with Eastern Kentucky for the lead.  Two strokes behind in third place was UT-Martin with a 297.  Newberry College sits in fourth place while Northern Iowa and Northern Kentucky are tied for fifth place with a 304.

Quinn Vilneff enters the second round tied for the lead with Lee Maxwell of Tennessee Tech.  Each shot a 3-under 69 and stand two shots ahead of a third-place tie.

Rick Voyvodic carded a 74 in round one to tie for 12th while Alex Turner was a shot behind and is tied for 16th.  Parker Hensley and Will Knights notched a 77 and are tied for 34th.  A.J. Naas tallied an 83 in the opening round playing individually.

The teams finished up their first round this morning and the second round will be underway shortly.

* Aces Set for Midweek Games with OVC Opponents

The University of Evansville baseball team will play a pair of Ohio Valley Conference opponents in non-conference, midweek tilts this week, as the Purple Aces will host Murray State Tuesday at 6 p.m., before traveling to Martin, Tenn., Wednesday for a 6 p.m. tilt with UT Martin.

Evansville (7-11) outscored Purdue, 19-9, in a three-game set last weekend at Braun Stadium, but the Boilermakers captured two out of three games in the series.  The Aces were paced by freshman Shain Showers, who finished the series 4-for-7 at the plate with a run scored and an RBI.  Senior Jason Hockemeyer went 5-for-9 against Purdue with a pair of RBI and drew seven walks for a .714 on-base percentage.  Juniors Jake Mahon and David Patton each drove in four runs in the series with the Boilermakers.

Junior lefty Cole Isom (1-3) earned the lone win in the series for UE, by allowing just one run on six hits over 6.2 innings.  Senior Kyle Lloyd (2-2) tallied a career-high 12 strikeouts and scattered just four hits in a complete-game effort, but suffered a loss, after allowing four runs.  Sophomore Kyle Freeland (2-3) was saddled with the loss in the opener, allowing just one earned run on five hits with four strikeouts in 7.0 innings on the mound.

As a team, the Aces are hitting .273 with a .341 slugging percentage and .373 on-base percentage.  UE is averaging just over five runs per game and has stolen 17 bases in 26 attempts.  Defensively, Evansville is fielding .970 as a squad this season.

Mahon leads UE this season with a .348 average and a .507 slugging percentage.  The junior infielder has notched four doubles, two triples, a homer and driven in 12 runs.  Redshirt sophomore Kevin Kaczmarski ranks second on the team with a .324 average and leads the squad with six doubles and five stolen bases.  Hockemeyer leads Evansville with 13 RBI, 19 walks and a .475 on-base percentage and is hitting .293 with two doubles and two triples.  Redshirt junior Johnny Day is tied for second on the team with 12 RBI and boasts a .279 batting average.

On the mound, the Aces’ pitching staff has posted a 4.32 ERA.  Freeland and Lloyd sport identical 2.65 ERAs and have each tossed 34.0 innings to lead the staff.  Lloyd leads the Missouri Valley Conference with 41 strikeouts, while Freeland ranks second in the league with 35 punch outs.  Junior Sam Johns is scheduled to start for UE Tuesday and is 1-1 on the season with a 4.84 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 22.1 innings.  Senior Ryan Billo, who will take the mound for Evansville Wednesday, is 1-1 with a 7.20 ERA in his two previous starts.

Murray State (10-10) enters Tuesday’s game having won four of its last five contests and swept UT Martin in a three-game set last weekend in Murray, Ky.  The Thoroughbreds are hitting .294 as a team and scoring 6.6 runs per game.  MSU is slugging .377, getting on base at a .388 clip and has stolen 10 bases in 13 attempts.  Defensively, Murray State is fielding .968 as a team.

Brandon Eggenschwiler leads the ‘Breds with a .416 batting average and .495 on-base percentage, and is one of three MSU players hitting over .300.  Mike Kozlowski sports a .354 batting average and leads the squad with a .532 slugging percentage, nine doubles and 20 RBI.  Ty Stetson is hitting .313 for MSU with four doubles, a triple and nine RBI.

Murray State’s pitching staff brings a 6.31 ERA into Tuesday’s contest and opponents are hitting .297 against it.  Cameron Finch leads the staff with a 5.19 ERA among the Thoroughbreds’’ regular starters and is 2-1 in his five starts.  He has tallied 16 strikeouts in 26.0 innings and has issued seven walks.  Will Handlin has made three starts for MSU and is 2-3 on the year with a 5.76 ERA.  Cody Maerz is 1-0 in two starts this season with a 3.09 ERA and is slated to make the start against the Aces on Tuesday.

UT Martin (7-12) will host Memphis Tuesday night, before welcoming Evansville to Skyhawk Park Wednesday.  The Skyhawks have lost five of their last six games and were swept by Murray State last weekend in Murray, Ky.  UTM is hitting .271 as a team with a .367 slugging percentage and .327 on-base percentage.  UT Martin is scoring just over four runs per game, have stolen 15 bases in 22 tries and has a .945 fielding percentage.

Four Skyhawks are hitting over .300 this season, including Byron Johann, who leads the team with a .354 batting average and has tallied six doubles, 12 RBI and a .342 slugging percentage.  Wade Collins boasts a .344 average and leads the team in doubles (7), RBI (15), slugging percentage (.547) and on-base percentage (.434).  Grant Glasser is also hitting .344 and has swiped a team-high three bases.

UT Martin’s pitching staff owns a 6.17 ERA with a .318 opposing batting average.  Dan Tobik leads the Skyhawks’ regular starters with a 1-1 record and a 4.38 ERA.  Tobik has recorded 26 strikeouts, but has walked 14 and opposing hitters are hitting .309 off of him.  Taylor Cox is 0-1 on the year with a 4.64 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 21.1 innings of work.  Out of the bullpen, Stu Jones has recorded four saves with 14 strikeouts and a 0.87 ERA in 10.1 innings of relief.

Following this week’s games, Evansville will open MVC play against Creighton at Braun Stadium with a three-game series beginning Friday, March 22, at 6 p.m.

* Special Notice To Fans Attending Tuesday's CIT Game

The University of Evansville athletic department has released special information for fans who will be attending Tuesday’s CIT game against Tennessee State at the Ford Center.

Tip is set for 7 p.m. while the doors to the Ford Center will open at 6 p.m.  Fans are asked to arrive early.  As a special promotion for fans, soft drinks will be just $1 from the concession stands.

Since Tuesday’s game is not a regular season game, there will be no reserved parking.  Free street parking and spot behind the Centre will be available while handicap spots will be in front of the Civic Center.  Garage parking will also be available for $5.

Purple Aces Club (PAC) members are reminded that the hospitality room will have normal  hours, however, a limited menu will be served.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased several different ways.  You can buy tickets at the Carson Center ticket office or by calling (812) 488-ACES.  You can also buy tickets at www.Ticketmaster.com or at the Ford Center ticket office.  Tickets can be purchased at the Ford Center up until the game.  All seats are only $15.

* Women's Golf Halted Due To Weather

With rain falling at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, play for the Purple Aces women’s golf team was halted on Monday morning.

Just a few holes are completed and that first round will be finished up on Tuesday morning with the second round being played later in the day.

* Aces Softball Doubleheader Moved To Tuesday

Due to the inclement weather in Evansville, the Purple Aces’ softball doubleheader versus Drake that was originally set for today has been moved to today.

A doubleheader will now be played with game one set for 3:30 p.m. at Cooper Stadium with the second game taking place immediately following the first.  At this time, a third game will not be played.

Following its doubleheader against the Bulldogs, the Aces will have eight days off before playing Murray State on March 27.

* Faculty/Staff and Emeriti Postseason Basketball Tickets

With the men’s basketball team’s position in the postseason secured for the fourth time in five seasons, the Aces  will take on Tennessee State on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m at the Ford Center. Tickets for faculty, staff, administration, and emeriti members are on sale now through game time.  All tickets are $15 and are for the lower bowl.  You can purchase at the Carson Center Ticket Office, the Ford Center or by calling 812-488-ACES.

 

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