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Lander opens three-game set with UNC Pembroke Friday

Lander opens three-game set with UNC Pembroke Friday

GREENWOOD – The Lander baseball team starts its second weekend of Peach Belt Conference play when the Bearcats take on UNC Pembroke at Dolny Stadium. Games are scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Friday, 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

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 STORYLINES

• Lander (5-7, 1-2 PBC) is coming off a 6-5 loss to Tusculum on Monday night. 

• UNC Pembroke (6-4, 1-2 PBC) enters the weekend on a three-game slide after dropping two of three to Augusta and a midweek matchup to Catawba. 

• The Bearcats and Braves combined to score 70 runs in last season's series at UNCP. 

• Lander has outscored its opponents 41-10 in the first three innings this season. 

Bailey Connell has five multi-hit games in Lander's last seven contests. 

• Connell also leads the Bearcats with a .531 on-base percentage. 

• Monday marked Lander's first game of the season with a double, a triple and a home run.