UNC Greensboro defeated Western Carolina in the Southern Conference series with a 15-11 victory, holding off a late Catamount rally. Mason Holton of WCU had an outstanding performance with four hits, including a home run. Despite the Catamounts closing in on the Spartans in the middle innings, UNCG secured the win, outscoring WCU 18-16 in a high-scoring game.

By the Numbers
  • UNC Greensboro scored in all but two frames, collecting 18 runs on 16 hits.
  • Mason Holton led WCU with four hits, including a double and a home run.
  • James Hinson drove in four runs for the Catamounts.
  • UNCG had six players with multiple hits, including four with three hits each.
Yes, But

The Catamounts struggled to contain UNCG's offense, with the Spartans maintaining a lead throughout the game despite WCU's comeback attempts.

State of Play
  • UNC Greensboro won the series against Western Carolina, taking two consecutive 15-11 victories.
  • The final game of the three-game set is scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m., with live broadcast on ESPN+.
What's Next

Western Carolina will look to bounce back in the final game of the series against UNC Greensboro and regroup for upcoming games in the Southern Conference.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong offensive performance from individual players like Mason Holton and James Hinson, Western Carolina fell short against UNC Greensboro, highlighting the need to improve defensive strategies for future games.