Sunday, March 12, 2023

Midweek Baseball vs. Davidson in Kannapolis, NC

Who: Davidson Wildcats
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Times: 6:00 pm
Where: Atrium Health Ballpark, Kannapolis, NC
Radio: none
Live Stats: Davidson Live Stats
Conference: A-10
Students: 1,983
Location: Davidson, NC
Colors: Red and Black
Nickname: Wildcats
Mascot: Will E. Wildcat

This season's record
: 6-9 overall, 5-6 home, 1-3 away, 0-0 neutral.
Last season's record: 43-13 overall, 28-6 home, 13-5 away, 2-2 neutral, 20-4 A-10 Conference

Head Coach: Rucker Taylor. After four seasons as associate head coach and six total years on the Davidson staff, Rucker Taylor took the reins as head coach of the program in July, 2018. The 2023 season will be his fifth as the Wildcats' head coach, and he enters with a 112-62 (.644) career record.

The Series: The Cats own a 90-26 overall record with the former SoCon foe. The two teams first met in 1977 and last played in 2014. The Cats own an 83-24 record with the Wildcats as members of the Southern Conference. Western comes into the game having won 8 of the last 10 games.

The Davidson baseball team was picked to finish atop the Atlantic 10 Conference baseball race in the 2023 season, after going 20-4 in league play and finishing with a school-record 43 wins in 2022. In 2023, the Wildcats return many key contributors including catcher Michael Carico and pitcher Ryan Feczko, the A-10 Player of the Year and A-10 Rookie of the Year, respectively, as well as all-conference honorees Bennett Flynn (pitcher), Jacob Hinderleider (shortstop) and Ryan Wilson (first base).

Davidson comes into this game having dropped a three game series in Davidson against the Bryant Bulldogs. The Wildcats will host Western Carolina Tuesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark in Kannapolis, home of the Kannapolis CannonBallers.

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