Monday, March 17, 2014

Baseball: East Tennessee State

On Wednesday, March 19, future Southern Conference member East Tennessee State visits Cullowhee for the first game of a scheduled home and home series this season between the Catamounts and Buccaneers.

There will be live streaming video on Catamount All-Access (fee) and GameTracker for live stats, and there is now radio coverage listed by the Catamount Sports Network and stretch internet.

East Tennessee State, currently of the Atlantic Sun Conference is 41- 81 all-time against teams in the Atlantic Sun Conference,and leads the all-time series with ETSU, 59-28, including winning seven-straight meetings as well as, seven-straight over ETSU in Cullowhee dating back to 2005.

The Cats extended their home winning streak to a nation-leading 21-straight with last weekend's sweep of Rider.  The Cats are 8-0 at home this season. The previous WCU school-record for consecutive home wins since moving to Hennon Stadium in 1978 is 15 straight from April 15, 2001 until March 16, 2002.

Jamin McCann will go to the hill for ETSU,  he is 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA (4 ER/12.0 IP) in four appearances (two starts) for the Bucs in his freshman season.

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