Sunday, March 14, 2021

WCU Baseball: @ Kennesaw State (Game #2)





The #23 ranked Catamounts visit Kennesaw, Ga. on Wednesday for the return trip of a home and home series with Kennesaw State this season. The Owls are coming off a series sweep of ASun foe Bellarmine and are now 10-5 overall on the season.




When
: Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 5 pm 
Where: Stillwell Baseball Stadium - Kennesaw, Ga.  (900)
Radio: none 
TV/video:  KSU Owl Network (YouTube)
Live Stats: KSU Live stats 
Conference: ASun 
Mascot: Owls 
Colors: Black & Gold (Yellow) 
KSU Fan Message Board: KSUOwlHowl 

Head Coach: Mike Sansing - head coach at KSU since 1991 - 
Record at KSU
 -All-Time NCAA Division I: 419-393 (.516)/15 years 
 -All-Time NCAA Division II: 512-208 (.711)/12 years
 -All-Time NAIA Record: 362-244-2 (.595)/12 years 

2021 KSU Baseball Record: 10-5 overall, 3-0 ASun, 7-1 home, 2-3 away, 1-1 neutral 
2020 KSU Baseball Record: 10-8 overall, 0-0 conf., 8-5 home, 1-2 away, 1-1 neutral 

The Series: The Cats are 13-8 overall vs. the Owls, picked up a series win in Cullowhee a week ago, breaking a 4 game skid against the Owls.  The series started back in 2006.

The Owls are coming off a three-game series sweep of ASUN foe Bellarmine since dropping last Wednesday's game to the Catamounts. 

The Owls were picked 7th in the 9 team ASun preseason poll, with two players named to the all-conference team, 1B - Justin Russell, & OF - Terence Norman.  Center fielder for the Kennesaw State baseball team Alex Carballo capped a week to remember by being named the ASUN Player of the Week. . The Owls won three total games while Carballo hit for .357 average, a .500 on-base percentage and a .643 slugging percentage in the four games this week. 


TOP RETURNING PITCHERS (2019 Stats) 
LHP Jared Rine So. 1-1, 5 App/ 4 GS, 3.37 ERA, 13 SO 
RHP Monty Horn Jr. 2-0, 6 App/0 GS, 3.38 ERA, 5 SO 
RHP Brison Finney Jr. 0-0, 5 App/1 GS, 4.50 ERA, 15 SO