PREVIEW: Baseball Faces Vol State

PREVIEW: Baseball Faces Vol State

Baseball will travel to Volunteer State for a weekend series with the Pioneers on Friday and Saturday after a 1-1 series with Tusculum JV in Tusculum, Tenn. The Cougars will play a single game at 3:00 ET on Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 1:00 ET.

Vol State is currently ranked seventh in the TCCAA with an overall record of 16-21 and a conference record of 6-11. After going on a seven-game winning streak earlier in the season, they have now lost three of their last four games, including losing 1-2 in their season series with sixth-ranked Jackson State.

The Cougars swept the Pioneers 3-0 last year and will hope to repeat last year's fortunes again this year. After this series, they will travel to Shorter University to face the Hawks' JV team on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 1:00 ET.

 

LAST THREE SERIES:

April 10 at Tusculum, 1-1

April 6 & 7 vs. Walters State, 0-3

April 1 vs. Piedmont JV, 1-0

 

NEXT THREE SERIES:

April 17 at Shorter University JV, doubleheader beginning at 1:00 ET

April 19 & 20 vs. Southwest Tennessee, 4/19 at 2:00 ET, 4/20 doubleheader beginning at 12:00 ET

April 26 & 27 at Dyersburg State, 4/26 at 2:00 ET, 4/27 doubleheader beginning at 1:00 ET

 

CSCC TEAM LEADERS:

BA: Jonathan Hickman, .389

RBI: Jonathan Hickman, 34

HR: Rhett Baldwin & Andrew Carpenter, 5

R: Lance Dockery, 35

SB: Tucker Mendenhall, 22 (third in TCCAA)

ERA: Ethan Walls, 5.03 in 39.1 IP

K: Ryan Inches, 63 in 45.2 IP (second in TCCAA)

 

VSCC TEAM LEADERS:

BA: Zeke Lecomte, .331

RBI: Judd Sparks, 17

HR: Jordan Jackson, 3

R: Lofton Cotton, 25

SB: Lofton Cotton, 12

ERA: Jack Sensing, 4.70 in 38.1 IP

K: Corey Wilson, 43 in 49.1 IP

 

TCCAA Standings:

1. Walters State, 37-6 overall, 15-1 TCCAA

2. Motlow State, 27-12 overall, 12-4 TCCAA

3. Dyersburg State, 29-12 overall, 11-7 TCCAA

4. Chattanooga State, 23-10 overall, 9-6 TCCAA

5. Cleveland State, 20-15 overall, 9-7 TCCAA

6. Columbia State, 13-23 overall, 8-10 TCCAA

7. Jackson State, 24-16 overall, 7-9 TCCAA

8. Volunteer State, 16-21 overall, 6-11 TCCAA

8. Roane State, 12-16 overall, 4-12 TCCAA

10. Southwest Tennessee, 12-28 overall, 2-16 TCCAA



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