Monday, April 25, 2022

Presbyterian Blue Hose (game two)

The Cats return to Cullowhee for a midweek game with the Presbyterian College Blue Hose after their series win in Charleston against the Citadel. With the series victory, the Cats are now tied for fifth place with VMI, Western's upcoming weekend opponent.  

Who: Presbyterian College Blue Hose
When: Wednesday (April 27)
Time: 5:00 pm
Where: Hennon Stadium, Cullowhee, NC
Radio: none
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Nickname: Blue Hose
Colors: Garnet & Blue
Conference: Big South

The Series: The Cats own a 6-2 overall record with the Blue Hose, and the Cats are 4-1 in games played in Cullowhee, NC. With the win in Clinton in early March, the Cats have won three of the last four games played.     

The two teams last played in Cullowhee in 2017.  

Head Coach:  Elton Pollock, a 1995 graduate of Presbyterian College, completed his 17th season as head coach of the Blue Hose baseball program in the spring of 2021. Pollock follows Tim Corbin and Doug Kovash as the third head coach to lead the program since its reinstatement in 1988.

PC's 2022 record:  18-20 overall, 10-10 home, 8-10 away, 0-0 neutral, 8-7 Big South
PC's 2021 record:  22-23 overall, 9-6 home, 10-16 away, 3-1 neutral,  18-16 Big South

Coming off of the program's first Big South Championship and first NCAA regional appearance, the Presbyterian College Baseball team was tabbed fourth by the league coaches in the Big South preseason poll.

The Blue Hose are coming off a three-game sweep of Winthrop in Clinton and will face Clemson on Tuesday before playing the Catamounts on Wednesday. 

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