March 26, 20221234567RHE
Western Carolina50000027132
ETSU0000100171
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Savannah Rice (7-4) 7.071114
Loss: Riley Tucker (1-8) 3.185522
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Savannah Baldwin (WCU) 423000
Bailey Treadway (WCU) 403100
Kelly Warren (ETSU) 412000
Andrea Sarhatt (ETSU) 302110
March 27, 20221234567RHE
Western Carolina0200000241
ETSU100020X391
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Allison Farr (3-5) 7.042244
Loss: Juett (3-4) 6.093212
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Huneycutt (WCU) 301010
Treadway (WCU) 211010
Reele (WCU) 311201
Perillo (WCU) 301000
Andrea Sarhatt (ETSU) 312000
Sara Muir (ETSU) 302000
March 27, 2022123456RHE
Western Carolina010210114130
ETSU1400106140
PitchingIPHRERBBSO
Win: Rice (8-4) 6.0146614
Loss: Whitley Arnott (0-8) 1.145521
BattingABRHRBIBBHR
Rice (WCU) 434201
Andrea Sarhatt (ETSU) 413200
Cameron Young (ETSU) 403200
Peyton Coleman (ETSU) 323100
Bucs Open SoCon Play with Catamounts
Bucs Open SoCon Play with Catamounts
Friday, March 25, 2022

ETSU to begin league action on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2022) – ETSU Softball will begin Southern Conference action this weekend with a three-game series against Western Carolina at Betty Basler Field. The series has been altered slightly due to inclement weather with the two squads playing a single game on Saturday at 3 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.

SERIES OUTLOOK
Date: Saturday, March 26 – Sunday, March 27
Location: Johnson City, Tenn. | Betty Basler Field
Teams: ETSU (4-21, 0-0) vs. Western Carolina (12-13, 0-0)
Weather: Saturday (High 49; Low 27 – WINDY); Sunday (High 51; Low 27 – sunny)
Live Stats: Game 1 / Game 2 / Game 3
Twitter Updates: @ETSUSoftball

About the Bucs
ETSU enters the SoCon series on a tough skid with 16 consecutive losses, most recently dropping four games at the Tiger Classic in Memphis, Tenn. The Bucs are 4-21 on the year and will open league play against the Catamounts. Through 11 seasons, ETSU has won four SoCon-opening series, including 2019 when the Bucs swept Western Carolina in Cullowhee, N.C. The Bucs are led by Kelly Warren (Mechanicsville, Va.) with a .356 batting average to go along with a team-high 10 RBIs. Warren has recorded 26 hits and 13 runs scored and leads the team in stolen bases with 14.

Clipping the Catamounts
Western Carolina is 12-13 heading into the weekend series, coming off a 6-2 loss at Gardner-Webb on Wednesday in Boiling Springs, N.C. The Catamounts are 6-4 when playing away from Cullowhee this spring. Bailey Huneycutt leads Western Carolina in batting with a .324 average behind 24 hits, including a team-best six long balls and 22 RBIs. The Catamounts have blasted 22 homers as a team with 74 RBIs. Jayme Eilers is 4-3 in the circle with a 1.38 ERA, followed by Savannah Rice with a 2.86 ERA through 76 complete innings.

Series History
ETSU is 22-13 all-time against Western Carolina, dropping the three-game series to the Catamounts last season that snapped a seven-game winning streak for the Bucs in the all-time series. ETSU is 12-3 all time against Western Carolina when playing at Betty Basler Field.

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