Last Build Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:38:03 EDT
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:55:00 EDTBulldog outfielder Joe Tietjen hit a grand slam home run in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday night to propel UNC Asheville over Western Carolina, 5-3, in nonconference action at McCormick Field.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:49:00 EDTWestern Carolina looks to bounce back from a 1-3 week - and having dropped seven of their past nine - as they visit mountain-rival UNC Asheville at historic McCormick Field on Wednesday before hosting The Citadel this weekend in Cullowhee in Southern Conference play.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:08:00 EDTSenior infielder Nobu Suzuki collected half of Western Carolina's hits on Sunday afternoon and scored the team's only two runs as the Catamounts dropped their Southern Conference-opening series rubber match, 8-2, at UNCG.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:11:00 EDTWestern Carolina rode a five-run, two-out rally in the fourth inning to build a lead it would never relinquish on Saturday afternoon, downing the UNCG Spartans, 9-5, at the UNCG Baseball Stadium to even its best-of-three Southern Conference series.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:19:00 EDTWestern Carolina scored four runs over the final three frames on Friday night, but could not overcome the five-run deficit in dropping its SoCon season-opener, 5-4, at UNCG. Game two is set for Saturday at 3:00 pm.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:51:00 EDTWestern Carolina baseball opens Southern Conference play this weekend, traveling to Greensboro to face the Spartans for a three-game set that gets underway Friday evening at the UNCG Baseball Stadium.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:44:00 EDTWestern Carolina managed to erase all but two runs of a nine-run middle inning deficit on Wednesday night. However, the Catamounts were blanked over the final four frames by visiting Gardner-Webb, suffering a 15-13 loss at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium in the frontend of a midweek nonconference home-and-home.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:38:00 EDTComing off a 1-3 week, Western Carolina (8-11) concludes a five-game home stand on Wednesday against Gardner-Webb before traveling to UNCG to open Southern Conference play this weekend.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 20:32:00 EDTWestern Carolina junior Spencer Holcomb belted his team-leading fourth home run of the season on Sunday afternoon to claw the Catamounts back to within a run, but WCU was unable to find the key hit down the stretch, dropping the series finale -- and the nonconference series -- 2-1 to the Kent State Golden Flashes at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:06:00 EDTKent State evened the best-of-three nonconference series with Western Carolina with a 16-10 win on a windy afternoon at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 20:17:00 EDTWestern Carolina scored in five of the eight innings in which it took swings on Friday afternoon, collecting 16 hits including six for extra bases with four doubles and two home runs as the Catamounts claimed their nonconference series-opener over Kent State, 10-2, at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:19:00 EDTFirst pitch of Western Carolina baseball's series opener scheduled for Friday afternoon at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium has been bumped up to 3:30 pm in an effort to avoid forecasted evening rain showers.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:46:00 EDTKennesaw State rode a seven-run second inning to a sizeable lead it would never relinquish as the Owls halted a three-game road losing skid at Western Carolina on Thursday, handing the Catamounts a 12-3 loss in nonconference action at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:15:00 EDTUnfavorable weather forecasts across the region have prompted officials at Western Carolina University to reschedule Wednesday’s nonconference baseball home game against Kennesaw State, moving the game to Thursday, March 16. First pitch on Thursday is scheduled for 3:30 pm at Childress Field / Hennon Stadium.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:41:00 EDTWestern Carolina senior left-hander Bryan Sammons was today named the Southern Conference’s Pitcher of the Week for his performance in games held from March 6-12. Sammons made two appearances this past week including picking up a save in WCU’s 9-8 victory at then 20th-ranked North Carolina State and pitching 7.0 innings in route to a 5-2 victory at Nebraska.