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Bearcats set to host eight-game tournament at Doug Spears Field

Bearcats set to host eight-game tournament at Doug Spears Field

GREENWOOD – The Lander softball team returns to action this weekend to host the Bearcat Classic, featuring Emmanuel, Southern Wesleyan and Point. The Bearcats will face Emmanuel and Southern Wesleyan on both Friday and Saturday. 

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STORYLINES

• Lander is 3-0 all-time against Emmanuel. 

• The Bearcats have not faced Emmanuel since sweeping the Lions in 2004. 

• Lander swept Southern Wesleyan at home last March. 

• The Bearcats own a 48-12 overall record against Southern Wesleyan. 

• Freshman Ashley Vinson earned Lander's first Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year honor since 2010 this week.  

• Six of Lander's 11 hitters against Mars Hill batted .400 or higher in the doubleheader.  

• Bearcat pitchers struck out 12 batters against the Lions while allowing just three walks.