Sophomore Karley Harkey her first homerun of the year in Western Carolina's 6-5 win over ETSU Wednesday in game one ... It was her second career homerun.
After missing 19 games, due to injury, junior catcher Heather Chastain returned to the line-up when the team played at ETSU Wednesday ... She started game one as the DP but moved back behind the plate later in the game .. Chastain started game two at catcher ... She was held hitless in game one, but did pick up a sacrfice fly RBI, and went 3-for-4 in game two with an RBI.
Freshman Lexi Ross got the first hit of her Catamount career, a double, in game one's 6-5 win over ETSU.
Western Carolina's 6-5 win over ETSU was its first road win of the season and the first victory at ETSU after going 0-8 in the first eight meetings in Johnson City, Tenn.
Senior right fielder Amelia Griffin currently ranks second in the Western Carolina record books for stolen bases in a career with 44 ... She needs six to break the record of 49 set by former teammate Jordan Fulton ... She is also chasing the career record for runs scored as she currently has 103 runs in her career and needs six to break the record set by former Catamount Stephanie Beatty with 108.
After breaking the career strikeout record, junior pitcher Jordan Garrett is now eyeying the career wins record ... She currently has 30 career wins and needs six to break the career wins record of 35 set by Mendy McKenzie.
Sophomore Taylor Sigmon has made 11 appearances as a relief pitcher for Western Carolina ... She has a 1.11 ERA and has only allowed three runs in 19.0 innings pitched and has 31 strikeouts.
Appalachian State leads the overall series with Western Carolina 20-6 and has won eigtht of the last 10 meetings ... Overall in Boone, Western Carlina is 2-11.