Western Carolina Catamounts Take Game One against UNCG Spartans in SoCon Baseball Opener

Catamounts Take Game One against Spartans in SoCon Opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) baseball team fell to Western Carolina in its Southern Conference (SoCon) opener on Friday evening.

Dosi Jonas hit his third home run of the season in the bottom of the third. GC Jarman and Kennedy Jones each had multi-hit games, with Jarman swinging 2-for-4 and Jones batting 2-for-5.

How it Happened
The Catamounts jumped on the board first in the top of the second, as Kyle Harbison flew out to center field to score Brandon Butterworth from third. The Spartans responded in the bottom of the frame as Jones connected with a hard grounder in the five-six hole to bring home Jarman to tie the game at one.

Western Carolina took back the lead in the top of the third on a sacrifice fly and UNCG’s bats did work in the bottom of the inning. Rowan Watt and Jarman were able to score after Bradley Bott hit a single to center field to bring the advantage two, 4-2.

The Catamounts tied the game at four in the top of the fourth with two runs on four hits and never looked back, scoring six more runs through the remaining innings.

UNCG: 11-11, 0-1 SoCon
Western Carolina: 10-12, 1-0 SoCon

On Deck
UNCG continues the series against Western Carolina with game two on Saturday, March 25th, the first pitch slated for 2 p.m.

Courtesy of Kelly Couse
Strategic Communications Coordinator
UNC Greensboro