West Virginia Gets Past UNCG Baseball

West Virginia Gets Past Baseball

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team fell to West Virginia in the final game of the series, 8-0, on Sunday at the UNCG Baseball Stadium.

How It Happened

West Virginia scored four runs in the top of the second, which included Braden Berry’s three-run homer, 4-0.

Caleb Cozart was the first base runner of the game for the Spartans in the bottom of the second, while Rowan Watt had the only hit of the day for UNCG in the bottom of the third.

The Mountaineers extended their advantage to five in the top of the third and then added two more runs in the top of the sixth, 7-0. Tevin Tucker’s RBI single up the middle in the top of the ninth gave the Mountaineers a 8-0 lead.

Matt Kemp matched his career-best with four strikeouts in the 4.0 innings of work allowing just three hits and one run.

UNCG: 10-10
West Virginia: 15-4

On Deck
The Spartans travel a short distance down the road to face Greensboro foe NC A&T on Wednesday, March 22 for its second game against the Aggies. First pitch is slated for 4 p.m. at World War Memorial Stadium.

UNCG then begins SoCon play on Friday, March 24th, hosting Western Carolina, for a three-game series continuing on Saturday and Sunday.

Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator
UNC Greensboro