VMI used four & five-run frames to score series-opening victory
WCU took game one, 8-5; fell in finale, 9-3, against the Bulldogs
WCU pitching combined for nine Ks, team rallied from four-run deficit
WCU to open season-long, six-game home stand on Tuesday
Prior to Western Carolina: Batted .340 with 15 extra base hits including seven doubles, six triples, and two home runs while driving in 25 as a junior ... Played for the East Cobb Patriots summer team ... Also played football as a prep, primarily as a wide receiver and kick returner, amassing over 1,300 all-purpose yards in 2015 ... Earned Freshman Offensive Player of the Year.
Personal: Full name is Immanuel LeDet Wilder ... Is the son of Adria and Ike Wilder Jr. ... Has a young sibling, Carrington ... Is related to professional boxer, Deontay Wilder (cousin).