MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Florida National University baseball team played against Florida Memorial University. The Conquistadors lost a 10 innings battle against the crosstown rivals 4-3. The contest was played at Harry T. Moore Baseball Field, Miami Gardens, Florida. home of the Lions. With the results, the Conquistadors falls to 1-5 while the Lions improve to 1-5.
INSIDE THE MATCH-UP:
Matchup: Florida Memorial University vs. Florida National University
Final Score: Florida Memorial University 4, Florida National University 3
Records: Florida Memorial University (1-5), Florida National University (1-5)
Pitchers of Record: W: Christian Rivera (1-0) L: A. Rodriguez (0-1)
Location: Harry T. Moore Baseball Field, Miami Gardens, Florida.
Florida National University Baseball team will now face Southern Connecticut State University on Friday and Saturday for a three-game series, starting on February 14th and finishing with a doubleheader on Saturday, February 15th. The contest will take place in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director
About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro, and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).
The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well-rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity, leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program a durable source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.