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Baseball Hosts Quinnipac Tuesday, Furman Wednesday
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 03/10/2014
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Game 16
Duke vs. Quinnipiac
Tuesday, March 11 | 4 p.m.
Durham, N.C. | Jack Coombs Field

Game 17
Duke vs. Furman
Wednesday, March 12 | 4 p.m.
Durham, N.C. | Jack Coombs Field

Leading Off
• Duke (8-7, 1-2 ACC) returns to action with a pair of midweek games at Jack Coombs Field. The Blue Devils host MAAC foe Quinnipiac Tuesday, March 11 before welcoming SoCon opponent Furman Wednesday, March 12. Both games start at 4 p.m.

Last Time Out
• The Blue Devils opened ACC play this past weekend against No. 1 Virginia. Duke posted a 1-2 mark against the top-ranked Cavaliers, dropping a pair of one-run decisions while earning a 3-2 victory in Saturday's contest.

Quinnipiac Series History
• Tuesday’s tilt marks the seventh meeting in program history between Duke and Quinnipiac ... The Blue Devils lead the all-time series 6-0, including a 15-2 victory over the Bobcats in the two squads’ lone meeting last season.

Duke vs. MAAC
• The Blue Devils hold a 21-3 all-time record against teams currently in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC): Canisius (2-2), Fairfield (3-1), Iona (4-0), Manhattan (1-0), Marist (1-0), Monmouth (3-0), Niagara (0-0), Quinnipiac (6-0), Rider (1-0), Saint Peter’s (0-0) and Siena (0-0).

Furman Series History
• Wednesday’s game is the 29th all-time between Duke and Furman and first since the 1998 campaign ... The Blue Devils hold a 22-6 record against the Paladins.

Duke vs. SoCon
• Duke brings a 193-77-2 all-time mark versus teams currently in the Southern Conference into Wednesday’s tilt: Appalachian State (4-3), The Citadel (4-3), Davidson (106-30-1), Elon (31-20), Furman (22-6), Georgia Southern (0-0), Samford (0-0), UNC Greensboro (7-6), Western Carolina (1-4) and Wofford (18-5-1) ... The Blue Devils fell 8-9 in 12 innings at UNC Greensboro Feb. 18 in the front end of a home-and-home series ... Duke and UNCG square off for a second time Apr. 22 in Durham.