The Citadel Bulldogs baseball team heads to Macon, Georgia, for their final three-game Southern Conference (SoCon) series of the season against the Mercer Bears. The matchup spans from Thursday to Saturday, with the series being broadcast on ESPN+. The Bulldogs recently had a game against Charleston Southern canceled due to inclement weather. Key players heading into the weekend include Travis Elliott and Wells Sykes, who have shown strong offensive performances in recent games. The Citadel will then prepare for the 2024 SoCon Baseball Championship in Greenville, South Carolina.

By the Numbers
  • Mercer is 25-25 overall and 5-12 in SoCon play.
  • Mercer has recorded 471 hits, 94 doubles, six triples, 76 home runs, and 330 RBIs this season.
State of Play
  • The Citadel has an all-time series record of 16-29 against Mercer.
  • In their last matchup, the Bulldogs went 1-2 against Mercer in the 2023 regular season and lost 8-1 in the SoCon tournament.
What's Next

Following the series against Mercer, The Citadel will compete in the 2024 Southern Conference Baseball Championship in Greenville, South Carolina.

Bottom Line

The Citadel's final SoCon series against Mercer is crucial as they prepare for the upcoming championship. Key performances from players like Travis Elliott and Wells Sykes could significantly impact the Bulldogs' momentum going into the postseason.