Kramer Ferrell hit two home runs, collected seven RBI to lead WCU
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 34 of the team’s 51 games making 17 starts … Made nine starts in left field, two in right field and six as the designated hitter … Finished the year batting .286 with 20 hits including five doubles and four home runs … Belted his first career home run at East Tennessee State (April 24), hitting two in the weekend series against the Bucs … Recorded 14 RBI including a career-best five in a three-hit game in the regular season finale against VMI (May 15) … Had four multiple hit games and three multi-RBI outings … Put together a pair of three-game hit streaks, his career long.
2014 (Freshman): Took a redshirt ... Worked with the Catamount pitchers as the bullpen catcher. Summer League: Played for the Lake Norman Copperheads of the Southern Collegiate League ... Played in 31 games on the summer, collecting 23 hits in 97 at bats for a .237 average with 10 doubles and two home runs ... Finished second on the team with 15 RBI ... Had five, two-hit games on the summer ... Made three pitching appearances, tossing an inning each time out ... Named to the Southern Collegiate League All-Star game where he went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored.
Prior to Western Carolina: Earned I-MECK 4A all-conference accolades as a senior, moving behind the plate on a regular basis ... As a junior, batted .358, mostly as a pitcher and designated hitter ... Scored a playoff victory on the mound over Mooresville and collected a two-run home run in the first game of the 4A West regional against East Forsyth High.
Personal: Full name is Pierce Adams Suttles ... Is the son of Roy and Suzanne Suttles ... Has two older brothers, Jared and Jameson ... Grew up in Cary, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.
Career Game Highs: At Bats: 5, twice (MR: VMI-2, 5/15/15) Hits: 3, twice (MR: VMI-2, 5/15/15) Runs: 2, twice (MR: VMI-2, 5/15/15) Doubles: 2, UNC ASHEVILLE (5/2/15) Home Runs: 1, four times (MR: VMI-2, 5/5/15) RBI: 5, VMI-2 (5/15/15) Walks: 1, seven times (MR: vs. Furman, 5/21/15) Hitting Streak: 3 games (5/10/15 - 5/14/15)