Catamounts homer three times in series finale
Spencer Holcomb, Justin Sparks both post three-hit games in loss
Will Prater, Spencer Holcomb with three hits apiece; Cameron Blaquiere homers
Catamounts host Mercer in SoCon play this weekend
WCU dropped game one 12-9 and fell 5-4 in the finale
2016 (Freshman): Made 10 relief appearances as a true freshman ... Finished with a 4.09 ERA over 11.0 innings of work ... Only five of the eight runs allowed were earned ... Recorded eight strikeouts against 10 walks ... Pitched at least an inning in five of the 10 appearances ... Made his collegiate debut with a third of an inning out of the bullpen at UNC Wilmington (Feb. 19) ... Tallied his first career strikeout in game one of a doubleheader against Niagara (March 2) ... Went five-straight outings with a strikeout ... Struck out a career-best three against UNC Asheville (April 19), pitching a career-long three innings; Summer League: Pitched for the Piedmont Pride in the Southern Collegiate League ... Made 12 appearances on the mound for a combined 15.1 innings, striking out 14 against 15 walks with a 3.52 ERA ... Only six of the 10 runs allowed were earned ... Also played in 22 games in the outfield, posting a .213 batting average with 10 hits in 47 at bats including a double with five RBI.
Prior to Western Carolina: Three-time all-conference selection in helping WCA to four conference championships and three state runner-up finishes ... Earned all-area and all-state plaudits as a junior ... Was the MVP of his junior varsity team as a true freshman ... High school coaches were Scott Davis and Mikel Rodenberg ... Collected 53 hits including 10 doubles and seven home runs for the Carolina Cubs summer league, posting a 2.22 ERA with 19 strikeouts.
Personal: Full name is Jacob Ryan Moebius ... Is the son of Jim and Tracy Moebius ... Has two brothers, Andrew - who is going to Gardner-Webb to play baseball - and Cole ... His father, Jim, played baseball at High Point Univesity.
Career Game Highs:
Innings Pitched: 3.0, UNC ASHEVILLE (4/19/16)
Strikeouts: 3, UNC ASHEVILLE (4/19/16)
Walks: 3, UNC ASHEVILLE (4/19/16)