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Two-time All-American Bryson Bowman Joins Coaching Staff

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:53:00 EDT

Western Carolina head baseball coach Bobby Moranda has announced the addition of two-time All-America selection Bryson Bowman to his coaching staff. Bowman, who concluded his collegiate career in 2017, joins the staff as the volunteer assistant coach.



Catamount Diamond Notes: Summer Update (July 24)

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:04:00 EDT

As the collegiate summer leagues near the end of their respective regular seasons and postseason play and the Majors focused on the trade deadline and stretch runs in the second half of the season, CatamountSports.com takes this opportunity to catch-up with some of Western Carolina’s “boys of summer,” with a look at both former and current Catamount baseball players.



Former WCU Reliever Greg Holland Makes Third All-Star Game

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:46:00 EDT

Former Western Carolina right-handed reliever – and current Colorado Rockies closer – Greg Holland added to his litany of career accomplishments in baseball this week. The Marion, N.C., native was selected to his third Major League Baseball All-Star game as the teams were unveiled on Sunday evening.



Five Catamounts Named to 2017 NCCSIA All-State Team

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:37:00 EDT

Western Carolina landed five players on the 2017 University Division All-State Baseball teams released on Friday by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA). It was the ninth-straight year that WCU had players on the squad, and the sixth-consecutive year in having multiple players honored.



Brett Pope Selected on Final Day of MLB Draft

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:36:00 EDT

Western Carolina junior infielder Brett Pope was selected in the 22nd round by the Pittsburgh Pirates during Wednesday's final round of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Pope was one of two Catamounts drafted, joining senior LHP Bryan Sammons who was taken on the second day in the eighth round by the Minnesota Twins.



Bryson Bowman Collects Second Postseason All-America Honor

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:14:00 EDT

Western Carolina senior outfielder Bryson Bowman collected his second postseason All-America honor on Wednesday, earning third team accolades from the NCBWA and first team All-Atlantic Region honors from the ABCA / Rawlings.



Bryan Sammons Drafted in the Eighth Round

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 01:50:00 EDT

Western Carolina senior left-handed pitcher Bryan Sammons was drafted Tuesday afternoon on the second day of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The senior LHP was selected by the Minnesota Twins with the 226th overall pick in the eighth round.



Catamount Diamond Notes: 2017 Seasonal Wrap-Up

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:05:00 EDT

Odds-and-ends in wrapping-up the 2017 season for Western Carolina Catamount baseball.



Bryson Bowman Name All-America by Collegiate Baseball

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:34:00 EDT

Western Carolina redshirt senior outfielder Bryson Bowman today received third team Louisville Slugger All-America plaudits from Collegiate Baseball.



Catamount Baseball in the Various Summer Leagues

Tue, 30 May 2017 22:13:00 EDT

Western Carolina has a total of 18 baseball players joining 13 different teams across seven different leagues as play in the various summer wooden bat leagues commences. Six of the 18 are slated to be in action with southeastern-based leagues during the summer months with a pair of juniors inked to the prestigious Cape Cod League, which opens in mid-June.



No. 6 Samford Ends No. 2 Western Carolina's Season, 6-1

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:43:00 EDT

No. 2 Western Carolina's offense was stymied by sixth-seeded Samford as the Bulldogs limited the potent Catamount attack to four singles in eliminating the defending event champion from the 2017 Southern Conference Baseball Championship, presented by Holston Gases, with a 6-1 victory Thursday evening at Fluor Field.



Second-seeded Catamounts Stunned by ETSU's Ninth Inning Rally

Thu, 25 May 2017 02:19:00 EDT

Seventh-seeded ETSU erased Western Carolina's three-run lead in the top of the ninth inning with a five-run rally to stun the No. 2 seed Catamounts, 8-6, in Wednesday's night cap that concluded early Thursday morning at the Southern Conference Baseball Championship presented by Holston Gases at Fluor Field.



Western Carolina, ETSU SoCon Tournament Game Set for 7:30 pm

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:55:00 EDT

Rain showers and unfavorable forecasts have delayed the start of second-seeded Western Carolina's first game of the 2017 Southern Conference Baseball Championship, presented by Holston Gases, at Fluor Field. The Catamounts are slated to face No. 7 seed ETSU in an opening-round match-up on Wednesday with an anticipated start time of 7:30 pm.



Catamount Baseball Opens SoCon Tournament Play Wednesday

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:53:00 EDT

Second-seeded Western Carolina is scheduled to open its Southern Conference tournament title defense against No. 7 ETSU in the third game of the first full day of competition at Fluor Field in Greenville. First pitch is slated for 4:00 pm, though preceding games and weather forecasts could alter the day's schedule.



Bowman Headlines Five All-Southern Conference Selections

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:14:00 EDT

Western Carolina redshirt senior outfielder Bryson Bowman was selected as the 2017 Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Year by both voting groups to headline five Catamounts named to the post-season All-Southern Conference baseball teams announced Monday. He was joined by Nobu Suzuki on the first team, with Bryan Sammons and Brett Pope tallying second team plaudits and Andrew Robinson earning All-Freshman team honors.