Thursday, April 8, 2021

WCU Baseball - Up Next: VMI

The Cats return to Cullowhee for a Southern Conference series vs. the VMI KeydetsThe three-game series is now scheduled to open on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. with a doubleheader and a scheduled Sunday finale at 3 p.m. This will be the Cats third conference series of the season.  

When: Saturday & Sunday,  April 10 & 11, 2021, at 2 pm
WhereHennon Stadium, Cullowhee, NC  
Radio: none
-announcer:  Daniel Hooker
Live StatsWCU Live Stats
VMI Fan Message Board:  Keydet Sportstalk

Head CoachJonathan Hadra - 
Record at VMI:  109-167 (Sixth Season) 
Overall Record: Same

2021 VMI Baseball Record: 16-7 overall, 2-7 conf., 4-8 home, 2-9 away, 0-0 neutral
2020 VMI Baseball Record: 4-13 overall, 0-0 conf., 3-7 home, 1-6 away, 0-0 neutral

The Series: The Cats are 64-22 overall vs. the Keydets, posting a 32-9 record of games played in Cullowhee and 23-11 in games played in Lexington. However, the Keydets have won 5 of the last 6 games played

Bobby Moranda's record vs. VMI: 8-7
Jonathan Hadra's record vs. WCU: 7-8

The Keydets are coming out of this season's blue division and will only play this one this season, all teams in WCU's red division will be played twice. The Keydets are coming off a series sweep by Samford in Birmingham last weekend and currently reside in the cellar of the blue division with a 2-7 conference record.

Probable Starting Pitchers:
Saturday Game 1: WCU – Soph. RHP Zebby Matthews (4-1, 3.19) vs. VMI LHP Nathan Light 
Saturday Game 2: WCU – Jr. RHP Ryan Mitschele (2-1, 3.91) vs. VMI RHP Jacob Menders 
Sunday Game 3: WCU – Fr. RHP Corey Bright (0-0, 5.40) vs. VMI vs. SU RHP Zach Hester