Western Carolina softball concludes its season-opening 21-game road trip that spanned the first 39 days of the regular season on Tuesday as the Catamounts head to Boiling Springs, N.C., for a doubleheader against Gardner-Webb. The twin bill is slated for a 3 p.m. first pitch.
Gardner-Webb is 11-19 overall after dropping three of four games at the Spartan Classic in Greensboro last weekend. Andrea Lyon leads the Big South Conference with a team-best .463 batting average and is also tops in the league with 38 hits, nine doubles, nine home runs, and 40 RBI. As a team, Gardner-Webb is batting .279 which is second-best in its conference.
The Runnin' Bulldogs and Catamounts have met 14 previous times with WCU holding an 8-6 lead in the all-time series. Gardner-Webb picked up a 6-2 win in Boiling Springs last season in the lone matchup.
"Go Cats" - in honor of Catamount man / Pickins
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