Wyatt Henseler
Penn opens NCAA Super Regional play on Friday night with a contest against No. 13 Auburn. The two clubs met just once previously, with the Tigers edging out the Quakers in a 2-1 victory in the 1995 NCAA Tournament. Coincidentally, that 1995 visit marked the last time the Quakers reached the NCAA Tournament. 
The double-elimination bracket includes Southern Mississippi, Samford, the Quakers, and the host Tigers. Penn punched its ticket to the field of 64 with its victory in the inaugural Ivy League Baseball Tournament on May 22, capping a 3-0 weekend with a 16-3 win over Princeton, a game they led 12-0 after four innings. 
On the bump, the Quakers are led by Ivy League Pitcher of the Year Ryan Dromboski. The righty was dominant throughout conference play, tossing at least five innings and allowing two earned runs or fewer in five of his seven Ivy starts, tying for the lead in conference wins (five) while finishing first or second in ERA (2.27, first), strikeouts (54, second), and opponent batting average (.165, first). He won back-to-back Pitcher of the Week awards in mid-April after allowing just one earned run while striking out 27 in 16.2 innings of work against Princeton and Brown. 
Wyatt Henseler leads the club at the plate. The junior got extremely hot down the stretch, finishing the year in the top five in the Ivy in home runs, RBI, slugging and OPS. He went 9-for-27 with four home runs, seven RBI, and seven runs scored in Penn's final six Ivy games, the Quakers going 5-1 in those six contests. 
The tournament is Auburn's fifth in the last six postseasons under head coach Butch Thompson, who has led the Tigers to an 11-2 record in regional play and enters this weekend on a nine-game regional win streak.

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