Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Up Next - Gardner-Webb






The Cats travel to Boiling Springs, NC  to face the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs in John H. Moss Stadium on Wednesday, April 7th in what will be the 26th meeting between the two teams on the diamond. The two teams will play a home & home series this season. 




When
: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 6:30 pm 
Where: John H. Moss Stadium  - Boiling Springs, NC
-announcersDanial Hooker on at 4:45 pm
TV/video: none
Live Stats: G-W Live stats
Conference: Big South
Mascot: Runnin' Bulldog
GW Fan Message Board: GW Fans Message Board
TicketsTicket information

Head CoachJim Chester - head coach at GW since 2019 
Record at UT:  18-18  (2nd Year) 
 
2021 UT Baseball Record: 11q-10 overall, 10-4 conf, 5-3 home, 6-7 away, 0-0 neutral
2020 UT Baseball Record: 8-8 overall, 0-0 conf., 6-2 home, 2-6 away, 0-0 neutral

The Series: The Cats are 15-9-1 overall against GWU, but have lost four of the last five games played against the Runnin' Bulldogs. The Cats are 8-4 in games played in Boiling Springs

Bobby Moranda's record vs. GWU:  9-5
Jim Chester's record vs. WCU:  0-0

Gardner-Webb has now swept each of its last two-weekend conference series and has won seven straight league games. The Runnin' Bulldogs return to action Tuesday evening, traveling to Radford for a midweek Big South battle, prior to Wednesday's game with WCU. 

Gardner-Webb is coming into the game riding a 4 game win streak after knocking off Radford on Tuesday night. GWU enters the game batting .249 collectively as a team with three regulars batting above the .300 threshold. Bo Rusher leads the team with a .321 batting average including 18 hits with four doubles and 10 RBI. Keiji Parkhurst paces the Runnin' Bulldogs with 16 RBI, one of five players with double-digit RBI to date.
 
Projected Pitching Match-Up
WCU – R-Jr. RHP Tristen Campbell (0-0. 3.38 ERA) vs. GWU – Jr. RHP Noah Davis (0-1, 12.46)