11 players between Coastal Plain, Valley Leagues
Sophomore Spiess sends seniors out with win in home finale
Series rubber match scheduled for 1 pm on Sunday
Home runs in 12th inning break 11-inning dueling shutouts
Jeremy Null scores win for Catamounts, bullpen tosses three hitless innings
Dykota Spiess broke a 6-6 tie with a three-run home run to lead the Catamounts to a 9-7 win over No. 24 Appalachian State to claim the series.
Western Carolina defeated the Furman Paladins, 9-2, Saturday afternoon en route to winning its fourth SoCon series of the season
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year starter and four-year All-Central Piedmont 4-A Conference selection including earning MVP honors his final three seasons ... Hit .400 collectively over his four-year prep career includin a career-best .421 as a sophomore ... Finished with 19 doubles, four triples and three career home runs, setting the Reynolds High records for hits, career average, RBI, singles, on-base percentage and runs scored ... Was named his squad's Rookie of the Year in 2008.
Personal: Full name is Connor James Andrus ... Is the son of Richard and Susi Andrus ... Has two younger siblings; Ty and Whit.
Career Game Highs:
At Bats: 5, at The Citadel (3/11/12)
Hits: 3, at The Citadel (3/11/12)
Runs: 3, vs. Fairfield (3/18/12)
Doubles: 2, at The Citadel (3/11/12)
RBI: 3, at The Citadel (3/11/12)
Walks: 2, vs. Fairfield (3/18/12)
HBP: 2, APPALACHIAN STATE (5/19/12)
Hitting Streak: 2 games, four times