Statesboro, Ga. - Once again the fifth inning was pivotal for the Eagles, scoring both their runs in the fifth, then holding for the game and series victory. The Eagle pitchers held the anemic hitting Western Carolina line to just three hits and one run in the rubber match at Clements Stadium.
The Catamounts are now tied for 5th place with the Eagles in conference standings at 14-13 and will return home for their final four games of the regular season. The Cats host Winthrop in their final nonconference game on Tuesday evening at 5:00 pm. The Catamounts will then host first place Appalachian State for their final three-game SoCon series of the season. Game #1 is Thursday, May 17 and runs through Saturday, May 19.