FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas junior-to-be Nick Schmidt had his second start with the USA National Team pushed back to Saturday, July 15, at John Becker Stadium in Joplin, Mo.
He is tentatively scheduled to start the first game of a doubleheader with the Southwest Slashers at4 p.m. The second game of the doubleheader is slated for 7 p.m. Team USA opens play in Joplin, Mo., at 7 p.m. Friday, July 14. The National Team will then travel to Athens, Ga., to take on the Georgia Collegiate All-Stars on July 17.
Schmidt is 1-0 on the season after working 5.2 innings against Chinese Taipei on July 7 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He fanned nine and did not allow a run. Team USA is 7-0 on the season, sweeping the series against Chinese Taipei.