Bearcats set for midweek rematch against Newberry

Bearcats set for midweek rematch against Newberry

NEWBERRY, S.C. – The Bearcats baseball team (5-8) travels to Newberry College (5-8) at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday in a rematch of Lander's highest scoring game of the season.

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Erik Holton (0-0, 18.00 ERA) vs. Josh Stempihar (0-0, 12.27 ERA)


• Both teams are looking for a bounce-back after losing their weekend series.

• Lander defeated Newberry 14-13 in Greenwood earlier this season.

• The 14 runs by Lander were the most the Bearcats have scored in a single game this season.

• Lander's 14 runs were also the most that Newberry has given up in a game this season.

• In addition, the 16 hits by the Bearcats were the most hits in a game this year for Lander.

• Sophomore Colton Yeager drove in the winning run in the previous meeting, as the Bearcats erased a 13-9 deficit entering the bottom of the ninth inning.

• Tuesday's game completes a stretch of eight consecutive road games for Lander.

• The Bearcat batters accounted for eight of the season's 17 home runs in the series against UNC Pembroke this past weekend.