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Lander hosts No. 8 North Greenville Wednesday night

Lander hosts No. 8 North Greenville Wednesday night

GREENWOOD – The Lander baseball team plays its first of four game this week against top-25 opponents as the Bearcats welcome No. 8-ranked North Greenville to Dolny Stadium for a 6:00 p.m. first pitch on Wednesday night.

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 STORYLINES

• Lander (8-14) is playing its 11th game of the season against a nationally-ranked opponent. 

• North Greenville (16-6) has scored 10 or more runs in nine of its 16 wins this season. 

• The Bearcats' 22 home runs this season rank 20th in the nation. 

• Lander has outscored its opponents 60-19 in the first three innings this season. 

Colton Yeager leads the team with a .317 batting average. 

•The Crusaders defeated the Bearcats 5-2 on Feb. 2 in Tampa, Fla. 

Praise Thorsen tossed 2.0 hitless innings of relief with three strikeouts in the first meeting between the two teams this season.