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Baseball returns to Peach Belt play against No. 5 Columbus State

Baseball returns to Peach Belt play against No. 5 Columbus State

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Lander baseball team (6-15, 1-8 PBC) steps back into Peach Belt Conference play this weekend as the Bearcats face No. 5 Columbus State (18-2, 5-0 PBC). The Bearcats and Cougars will play on Friday at 6:00 p.m., Saturday at 3:00 p.m., and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

WATCH: CSU Cougars

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PROBABLE STARTERS:

G1: Tripper Ergle (1-3, 5.97 ERA) vs. Kolton Ingram (5-0, 1.54 ERA) 

G2: Joseph Whitt (0-0, 3.81 ERA) vs. Perez Knowles (1-0, 4.41 ERA)

G3: Chris Sheehan (0-3, 6.06 ERA) vs. T.J. Clark (3-2, 4.91 ERA)

STORYLINES

• Lander is looking to snap a six-game losing streak in conference action.

• The Bearcats are facing their second consecutive ranked opponent and fifth of the season. 

• Lander dropped two of three games at Nova Southeastern last weekend before falling to North Greenville on Wednesday.  

• Lander's last PBC series win came against Young Harris on April 1-2, 2017. 

• The Bearcats have played 12 of their last 15 games away from home. 

• Lander is 0-5 this year in games without an extra-base hit. 

• The Bearcats are looking for their first Friday victory in a three-game series in nine tries.