It's 20 days until first pitch at Hennon Stadium against Washington State. While we're waiting, let's get to know this year's team and meet the freshmen.
#36 Alex Barr
Hometown: Hamptonville, N.C.
High School: Starmount HS
Height / Weight: 6-1 / 235
Prior to Western Carolina: Played high school baseball at Starmount HS for head coach Mike McCann ... Scouted as a big-bodied southpaw that sports a fastball in the 90s ... Ranked by Impact Baseball as one of North Carolina's top 50 players ... Represented Region 7 in the North Carolina State Games.
Personal: Full name is Alex Dane Barr ... Is the son of Darwin and Lisa Barr ... Has two siblings - Jake and Erin ... Was born in Elkin, N.C. ... His grandfather played professional baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization.
Courtesy WCU Sports Information
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