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Bearcats open 2018 campaign Thursday against Mars Hill

Bearcats open 2018 campaign Thursday against Mars Hill

GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team begins its 37th season on Thursday afternoon as the Bearcats host Mars Hill at 1:00 and 3:00 on Opening Day at Doug Spears Field.

WATCH: Game 1 Game 2

LIVE STATS: Game 1 Game 2

SOCIAL: Follow @landersoftball on Twitter for in-game updates

STORYLINES

• Lander was picked to finish sixth in the Peach Belt Conference preseason coaches poll.

• Junior catcher Chandler Carey was named to the preseason All-PBC team. 

• Lander is looking for a win in its season opener for the first time since 2015. 

• The Bearcats return six starters from last year's squad.  

• All four Bearcat pitchers return from the 2017 team, including 14-game winner McKenzi Ferguson

• 71% of Lander's RBI producers from last season are back.

• Lander plays 16 of its 20 games in February at Doug Spears Field.