WCU to open season-long, six-game home stand on Tuesday
Andrew Bullock leads three with two hits, belts two-run homer
Redshirt junior Matthew Koehler collects three hits to lead Catamounts
Three players finish with two hits; Caleb Robinson belts solo home run
Three seniors, one junior dubbed 2018 Catamount captains
2016 (Freshman): Played in 36 games with just four official starts, though he was the first guy off the bench in the designated hitter role much of the season as WCU generally pinch hit a placeholder for the DH on the scorecard ... Batted .304 as a freshman, collecting 24 hits in 79 at bats ... Had seven extra base hits including six home runs and a double ... Recorded 16 RBI ... Tallied his first collegiate base hit on a pinch hit single against Niagara (March 2) ... Hit his first career home run in a pinch hit role, a two-run blast at No. 3 North Carolina (March 22) ... Posted a pair of three-hit games against Mercer (May 1) and UNCG (May 14), belting two home runs in the latter ... Homered three times in the UNCG series, collecting SoCon Baseball Player of the Week plaudits with a .545 weekly batting average ... Raised his seasonal batting average 54 points over the final month of the season ... Missed the Southern Conference Tournament after taking a fastball to the head/face on the final weekend of the regular season in a nonconference series at Kent State (May 19) ... Returned to the lineup with a face guard at the NCAA Clemson Regional ... Selected to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team by the league's head coaches ... Recorded a 7-for-21 (.333) batting average as a pinch hitter. Summer League: Played in 36 games including six in the postseason, posting a .273 batting average with 30 hits in 110 at bats for the Waynesboro Generals in Virginia in the Valley League ... 11 of his 30 hits went for extra bases including six doubles and five home runs, hitting homers in four-straight games ... Recorded nine, two-hit games over the summer ... Drove in 23 runs while also scoring 23.
Prior to Western Carolina: Three-time first team All-Region and two-time All-Monitor Merrimac Conference selection and a team MVP honor as a senior ... Batted over .400 in each of his final three seasons as a prep including a career-high .472 average as a junior ... Twice led Grassfield High to regional play with three-straight winning seasons his final three years ... High school coach was Gary Spedden.
Personal: Full name is Lewin Andrew Bullock ... Is the son of Lewin and Pam Bullock ... Has two siblings, Ashley and Austin ... His father, Lewin, played college football at Elon College.
Career Game Highs:
At Bats: 5, three times (MR: at Ball State, 5/13/17)
Hits: 4, WOFFORD (5/7/17)
Runs: 4, UNCG (5/14/16)
Doubles: 1, UNCG (5/14/16)
Home Runs: 2, twice (MR: WOFFORD, 5/7/17)
RBI: 3, three times (MR: WOFFORD, 5/7/17)
Walks: 3, at Furman (5/8/16)
Hitting Streak: 4 games, twice (MR: 3/11/17 - 3/25/17)