Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State at Oklahoma State

Pitchers: WSU, LH Josh Smith (2-2, 3.68 ERA); OSU, TBA


* The Cowboys won two of three against Nebraska over the weekend after splitting a mid-week series with Florida Gulf Coast. They are 3-5 in their last eight games.

* OSU leads the Big 12 with a .342 batting average and its 50 stolen bases rank second. It is the best fielding team in the conference with 15 errors in 25 games.

* DH Dane Phillips is hitting a team-leading .429 with 10 doubles. 3B Mark Ginther leads OSU with five home runs and 29 RBI.

* OSU won last season's meeting 4-1 at Eck Stadium. The Shockers are making their first return to Stillwater since they defeated the Cowboys twice in the 2008 NCAA regional.

* WSU DH/1B Preston Springer drove in eight runs during three games at Evansville and improved his batting average from .318 to .330. He had driven in three runs in his previous 12 games and hadn't had a multi-RBI game since March 12.

* WSU plays Rogers (Okla.) State at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Eck Stadium. WSU has also added a game against Bethany at 7 p.m. April 21 at Eck Stadium.