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2013 UNC ASHEVILLE BASEBALL


BILLY CREIGHTON

DILLON TABAR

IAN GRAHAM

TODD JOYNER


General Information

Bulldog Coaching Staff

Media Information ..................................................................................................................2 Primary Media Outlets ..........................................................................................................3

Head Coach.................................................................Tom Smith .............................................................(Western Carolina, 1976) Overall/years ....................................................... 58-101/3 years

Season Preview Outlook .....................................................................................................................................4

at Asheville ........................................................... 58-101/3 years Big South Conference Record .........................................30-51 Assistant Coach .................................................. Jeremy Plexico

Players

........................................................................... (Winthrop, 2002) Assistant Coach ....................................................... Brent Walsh ...................................................(Colombia International, 2009) Student Assistant .....................................................Jordan Lurie

2012 Team Information 2012 Record.........................................................................25-30 2012 Big South Record/Finish .............................12-12/tie 4th Home Record ......................................................................13-12 Away Record ........................................................................12-16 Neutral Record ....................................................................... 0-2 Starters Returning/Lost ........................................................ 4/5 Pitchers Returning/Lost ..........................................................9/6 Letterwinners Returning/Lost .......................................... 17/13

Baseball Support Staff Athletic Trainer ................................................ Eric Linnell, ATC Athletics Communication .................................. Matt Pellegrin

Facility Primary Facility .............................................. Greenwood Field Capacity.....................................................................................400

Coaching Staff Head Coach Tom Smith ........................................................................................................45 Assistant Coach Jeremy Plexico .........................................................................................46 Assistant Coach Brent Walsh ..............................................................................................47 Volunteer Assistant Jordan Lurie ........................................................................................47

2011-12 Season 2012 Season Stats ............................................................................................................50-52 2012 Results ............................................................................................................................53 2012 Miscellaneous Stats................................................................................................54-55 2012 Leaders .....................................................................................................................56-57

UNC Asheville The Big South Conference.............................................................................................58-59 The University ..................................................................................................................60-70 The NCAA ..............................................................................................................................71 The Bulldog Athletic Association ........................................................................................72

Seconday Facility.............................................McCormick Field Capacity................................................................................. 4,000

Message To Media

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Roster .........................................................................................................................................5 Ian Graham ............................................................................................................................ 6-7 Todd Joyner ........................................................................................................................... 8-9 Billy Creighton ..................................................................................................................10-11 Dillon Tabar .......................................................................................................................12-13 Eli Miller .............................................................................................................................14-15 Tommy Houmard .............................................................................................................16-17 Sam Turner .........................................................................................................................18-19 Dean Roland......................................................................................................................20-21 Robert McIntosh ..............................................................................................................22-23 Ethan Steible ......................................................................................................................24-25 Brian Connolly ..................................................................................................................26-27 Andrew Kirkland ..............................................................................................................28-29 Scott Robinson .......................................................................................................................30 Rene Martinez.........................................................................................................................31 Hunter Bryant...................................................................................................................32-33 Evan Joura ................................................................................................................................34 Nick Schavone ........................................................................................................................35 Elliot Criss .........................................................................................................................36-37 Adam Spracklin .......................................................................................................................38 Justin Hunt ...............................................................................................................................39 Newcomers ......................................................................................................................40-44

This edition of the 2013 UNC Asheville baseball media guide has been prepared for you as you cover the Bulldogs during the season. For additional information, photographs, interviews with players and coaches, please contact Mike Gore or Matt Pellegrin in the Athletics Communication Office.

Credits Designer: Matt Pellegrin Editor: Mike Gore Photographers: Todd Drexler, Blake Madden, Mike Slade

UNC ASHEVILLE MISSION STATEMENT UNC Asheville is a selective, public liberal arts institution. UNC Asheville’s Intercollegiate Athletics Program reflects the attitudes and values underlying the University’s overall mission: academic excellence, diversity, equity, integrity, service, and accomplishment. The UNC Asheville athletics program contributes to this liberal arts culture in two ways. First, athletics programs foster a sense of community and pride by fielding NCAA Division I teams and developing talented student-athletes who successfully represent UNC Asheville in competition and reflect the University’s commitment to overall excellence. Accordingly, the athletics program encourages an atmosphere of respect for self and others through the development of ethical conduct, sportsmanship, leadership, and citizenship and provides equitable opportunities for all students and staff, including women, minorities and indivduals of all sexual identities. Second, the program provides an additional campus experience for capable students to grow and develop academically, personally, socially, and athletically. This experience promotes institutional commitment and pride on the part of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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MEDIA INFORMATION COVERING THE BULLDOGS The Office of Athletics Communication produces stories, pertinent notes about upcoming games, and cumulative statistics, all of which are available at www.uncabulldogs.com, the on-line home of Bulldog athletics.

Interview Policy: The UNC Asheville Office of Athletics Communication and the baseball coaching staff are eager to assist the media with player and coach interview requests. Please contact the Office of Athletics Communication for all player interviews. On the road, please make coach interview arrangements through the Athletics Communication representative for that sport. Players will not be available for interviews on days of games until the completion of the contest. Your cooperation is appreciated. Media Guides: UNC Asheville will not print media guides to assist in the department’s cost-containment efforts.The Athletics Communication Office will provide the same material it has in the past through on-line supplements and enhanced notes packages.

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Video Streaming: UNC Asheville will once again stream a selection of home baseball games live on www.bigsouthsports.com. This is a pay per view service. Archives of each broadcast will be available the day after each game. For game highlights or video of games please contact Matt Pellegrin

Press Passes: Please contact the UNC Asheville Athletics Communication Office as early as possible for press passes. Passes will be mailed if time permits.

Athletics Media Communication Mike Gore

Broadcasts: There are no phone lines at Greenwood Field.There is also no internet lines so if you would like to broadcast a game please call well in advance to see what arrangements can be made.

Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs Office Phone: (828) 251-6923 Cell Phone: (828) 575-6649 Email: mgore@unca.edu

Photographers: Photo passes are limited to working press photographers. All photo requests should be made as early as possible to the Office of Athletics Communication. Services: The UNC Asheville Office of Athletics Communication will provide programs, notes and updated statistics at every home baseball game. After the contest, each media member will receive a box score of the game. Press Box: UNC Asheville’s working facilities are located directly behind home plate. Space is limited, so please contact us early. Only working press and game day operations personnel are allowed in the press box during games. No spouses, dates, children or friends are allowed. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Matt Pellegrin Director of Athletics Media Communication / Baseball Contact Office Phone: (828) 251-6931 Cell Phone: (828) 707-0302 Email: mpellegr@unca.edu Office Fax: (828) 251-6386 Web Site: www.uncabulldogs.com Mailing Address: One University Heights Justice Center, CPO #2600 Asheville, N.C. 28804

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MEDIA OUTLETS

NEWSPAPERS

TELEVISION

Asheville Citizen-Times PO Box 2090 Asheville, NC 28802 828/232-5867 800/800-4204 Fax: 828/251-0585

WLOS-TV 110 Technology Drive Asheville, NC 28803 828/651-4563 Fax: 828/651-4618

Hendersonville Times-News PO Box 490 Hendersonville, NC 28739 828/692-0505 Fax: 828/692-2319 The Mountaineer PO Box 129 Waynesville, NC 28786 828/452-0661 Fax: 828/452-0665

WIRE SERVICE Associated Press 219 South McDowell St. Raleigh, NC 27602 800/662-7075 Fax: 919/834-1078

WYFF-TV 505 Rutherford Rd. Greenville, SC 29602 864/242-4404 Fax: 864/240-5305 RADIO STATIONS 1310 WISE Radio 1190 Patton Ave. Asheville, NC 28804 828/253-1310 WWNC Radio PO Box 6447 Asheville, NC 28816 828/253-3835 WCQS Radio 70 Broadway St. Asheville, NC 28801 828/253-6875

Location: Asheville, North Carolina Enrollment: 3,700 Founded: 1927 Nickname: Bulldogs Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Big South Colors: Royal Blue and White Facility (Capacity): Greenwood Field (4 00) Chancellor: Dr. Anne Ponder Faculty Representative: Dr. Herman Holt Director of Athletics: Janet R. Cone Associate Athletics Director of Internal Affairs and Compliance: Terri Brne Associate Athletics Director of External Affairs: Mike Gore Athletics Business Manager: Judith Bohan Director of Marketing: Erin Punter Spence Ticket Manager: Harmon Turner Ticket Office Phone: (828) 251-6904

SECONDARY ATHLETICS LOGOS

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The Charlotte Observer PO Box 32188 Charlotte, NC 28232 704/379-6448 Fax: 704/379-6506

WSPA-TV PO Box 1717 Spartanburg, SC 29304 864/576-7777 Fax: 864/587-5430

PRIMARY ATHLETICS LOGO

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BULLDOG BASEBALL PICKED 5TH IN SOUTH DIVISION ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The UNC Asheville baseball team is a preseason pick to finish in fifth place in the Big South Conference’s South Division. The poll was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Defending Big South Champion Coastal Carolina was a unanimous selection to win the South Division as it received all 12 firstplace votes and 72 points. Gardner-Webb placed second with 48 points, ahead of Charleston Southern who picked up 42 points. In fourth was Winthrop with 36 points and in the No. 5 slot was UNC Asheville with 28 points. Presbyterian College closed out the voting for the South Division with 26 points.

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With a record 12 members in 2013, the Big South has added divisional play in baseball for the first time since 1985-87. Liberty is the preseason favorite to win the North Division with Coastal Carolina earning the plaudit for the South Division. The Flames received seven top votes and 67 points to take the top spot, followed by Campbell who notched one top bid and 55 points. High Point’s four No. 1 votes and 53 points rounded out the top three in the North Division. Radford found itself at the No. 4 spot with 39 points, while VMI finished fifth with 22 points. New Big South member Longwood rounded out the list for the North Division with 16 Points.

HUNTER BRYANT RECEIVES PRESEASON HONOR ASHEVILLE, N.C. - UNC Asheville sophomore first baseman Hunter Bryant has been named to the College Sports Madness Big South Preseason All-Conference second team. Bryant was the Bulldogs third leading hitter last season as he hit .303 with 10 doubles and 19 RBI. He became UNC Asheville’s starting first baseman early in the year and was there the rest of the season. The former Erwin HS standout was one of 12 players on the second team with 12 players on the first team, as well. Infielder Michael Felton of Campbell was named the Big South Preseason Field Player of the Year, while Coastal Carolina hurler Aaron Burke was named as the league’s Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Asheville opens the 2013 season on Feb. 15 when the Bulldogs take on #11 Kentucky in the USC Upstate/Wofford Invitational at USC Upstate. The Blue & White’s home opener at Greenwood Field comes on Feb. 22 when Asheville welcomes Canisius College for a four-game series that weekend.

The Big South baseball season begins on Friday, Feb. 15 with 11 teams in action. The 2013 Big South Baseball Championship is slated for Tuesday, May 21-15 at the Liberty Baseball stadium in Lynchburg, Va. Asheville is coming off a 25-30 season in 2012. The 25 wins are the most for the Bulldog program since the 2006 Big South-championship season. Tom Smith’s club went 12-12 in Big South Conference play and finished in a tie for fourth place in the league standings despite being picked to finish in last place. “We proved the pollsters wrong last year, and we’re looking forward to trying to do it again this year,” stated Smith. “I really like the team we have coming back this season and have added some depth that should help us compete better this season. “We’ve got a solid nucleus returning,” added Smith. “I like the experience we have back and these guys have worked very hard in the off-season and in the fall.We’re looking quite forward to the 2013 season beginning.” The Bulldogs return 17 letterwinners from last year’s club, including five starters and two of its weekend starters on the mound. Asheville opens the 2013 season on Feb. 15 when the Bulldogs take on #11 Kentucky in the USC Upstate/Wofford Invitational at USC Upstate. The Blue & White’s home opener at Greenwood Field comes on Feb. 22 when Asheville welcomes Canisius College for a four-game series that weekend.

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2013 UNC ASHEVILLE ROSTER Name. Lucas Owens Eli Miller Kyle Towles Tommy Houmard PhillipTreadway Hunter Bryant Ian Graham Justin Woods Mitch Carstens Andrew Madden Sam Turner Erik Connolly Evan Joura Dean Roland Todd Joyner Zack Wiseman Nick Schavone Elliot Criss Robert McIntosh Corey Randall Ethan Steible Lucas Clarke Adam Spracklin Brian Connolly Billy Creighton Andrew Kirkland Justin Hunt Scott Robinson Dillon Tabar Rene Martinez

Pos. IF IF IF RHP IF IF C IF C OF C OF RHP RHP OF LHP LHP RHP P/IF RHP RHP LHP LHP RHP P/IF OF RHP RHP RHP RHP

B/T L/R R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L L/L L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L L/L R/R R/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R

Ht. Wt. 5-10 171 5-11 183 5-9 174 6-2 173 5-11 175 6-4 230 5-11 209 6-0 185 6-1 170 6-2 176 6-1 201 6-2 195 6-1 185 6-4 200 6-1 205 6-2 165 5-10 169 6-4 214 6-1 202 6-1 185 6-2 175 6-3 170 6-1 185 6-5 229 6-5 252 5-10 179 6-2 219 6-3 225 6-2 200 6-5 205

Yr. Fr. Jr. RSo. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. So. Sr. Fr. Jr. Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr. RSr. Jr.

Hometown/Previous school Forest City, N.C. (East Rutherford) Marion, N.C. (McDowell) Columbia, S.C. (USC Lancaster) Greenville, N.C. (JH Rose) Fletcher, N.C. (Middle Georgia JC) Asheville, N.C. (Erwin) Marietta, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian) Waynesville, N.C. (Tuscola) High Point, N.C. (Ragsdale) High Point, N.C. (Southwest Guilford) Asheville, N.C. (Asheville) Thomasville, N.C. (Ledford) Asheville, N.C. (Carolina Day) West Chester, Pa. (Avon Grove) Lexington, S.C. (Florence-Darlington Tech) Burnsville, N,.C. (Mountain Heritage) Apex, N.C. (Middle Creek) Collegeville, Pa. (Springford) Greensboro, N.C. (NW Guilford) Mocksville, N.C. (Davie County) Booneton, N.J. (Mt. Lakes) Morganton, N.C. (Draughn) Farmington, Conn. (Avon Old Farms) Thomasville, N.C. (Ledford) Schenectady, N.Y. (Schenectady Co.CC) Kennett Square , Pa. (Unionville) Kernersville, N.C. (Glenn) Seminole, Fla. (Lake Sumter CC) Meadville, Penn. (Meadville) Miami, Fla. (Westminister Christian)

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Head Coach: Tom Smith (17) Pitching Coach: Aaron Rembert (21) • Assistant Coach: Matt Henson (9) Bulldogs By State: North Carolina: 18 Pennsylvania: 5 Florida: 2 Maryland: 2 Connecticut: 1 Georgia: 1

Ohio: 1 Michigan: 1 New Jersey: 1 New York: 1 South Carolina: 1 Virginia: 1

Bulldogs By Class: Seniors: 6 Pronunciation Guide: Juniors: 7 Cody Buch: BUKE Sophomores: 8 Grant Gajdosz: GUIDE-us Freshmen: 15 Nick Schavone: Shah-VOE-Nee Bulldogs By Position: Tommy Houmard: HOE-mard Pitchers: 17 Dillon Tabar: TAY-burr Infielders: 8 Outfielders: 8 Catchers: 2

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IAN GRAHAM /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

C • 5-11 • SR • MARIETTA, GA Overview: Became UNC Asheville’s starting catcher as a freshman and has been there for three seasons...has a enjoyed a solid and productive career for the Bulldogs...will compete for all-conference and all-region honors as a junior...cousin Tom Martin was a left-handed pitcher for 10 years in the major leagues as he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies. 2012: Batted .279 while catching 44 games...Third on team in RBI (22) and fifth in doubles (9)...Second in walks (23)...Exploded for a double and seasonhigh five RBI at N.C. Central (2/18)...Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI vs.VMI (3/18)...Had two RBI vs. Saint Peter’s (2/26)...Perfect 3-for-3 with double and two RBI at College of Charleston (5/11)...Only triple came at ACC power North Carolina (4/11)...Went 2-for-3 with two doubles in Big South Tournament vs. Liberty (5/22).

2010: Finished third on the team in batting with a .306 average...third on team in doubles with 12...had seven-game hitting streak midway through the season...went 4-for-5 with double and two runs scored vs. USC Upstate (4/14)... had three RBI and two doubles vs. Winthrop (4/16)...opened his collegiate career in grand style went 3-for-4 performance double and two RBI at Campbell (2/19)...went 4-for-4 with two runs scored at High Point (3/24)...had two hits and three RRI in crucial victory over Charleston Southern (5/14). Before UNC Asheville: Attended Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross, Ga....as a senior hit .410 with two home runs, 14 stolen bases and 30 RBI...earned All-County honors in Gwinnett following senior campaign... junior season hit .379 with eight doubles...earned the team Hustle Award following junior year...was hit by a pitch 12 times junior season which set a school record.

2011: Played in 44 games and started 37 times...hit .209 with 17 runs scored and 17 RBI...had two games where he drove in four runs...opening day vs. Murray State (2/18) went 3-for-4 with four RBI and a double...went 2-for-4 with four RBI in McCormick Field victory over Western Carolina (4/12)...had two key hits in win over Coastal Carolina (3/26)...drove in two runs without a hit a VMI (5/13).

Year

2010 2011 2012 TOTAL

avg

gp-gs

.306 50-49 .209 44-37 .279 47-44 .271 141-130

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

170 115 154 439

25 17 19 61

52 24 43 119

12 3 9 24

0 0 1 1

0 0 0 0

24 17 22 63

19 26 23 68

23 15 26 64

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, at High Point, 03-24-10; USC Upstate, Apr 14, 2010 Doubles: 2, vs Liberty, 05-22-12; Winthrop, Apr 16, 2010; VMI, Mar 18, 2012 Triples: 1, at North Carolina, Apr 11, 2012 Total bases: 5, at North Carolina, Apr 11, 2012; USC Upstate, Apr 14, 2010; VMI, Mar 18, 2012 RBI: 5, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Runs scored: 2, 9 times Walks: 3, High Point, 05-23-12; Gardner-Webb, May 20, 2010 Hit by pitch: 2, Charleston Southern, May 14, 2010 Struck out: 3, at High Point, 03-24-10; at Radford, 3-25-12 Sac flies: 1, 4 times Sac bunts: 1, 4 times At bats: 7, Winthrop, Apr 16, 2010 Field chances: 16, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 18, 2011 Putouts: 14, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 18, 2011 Assists: 5, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 13, 2011 Runners CS: 3, at Liberty, May 07, 2011 6

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TODD JOYNER OF • 6-1 • SR • LEXINGTON, S.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Did a great job for the Bulldogs last year and started in both left-field and right-field in 2012...went to Florence-Darlington Tech in South Carolina...native of Lexington, S.C.

Before UNC Asheville: Had a great year in 2011 at Florence-Darlington...led team in hitting with a .422 average and on-base percentage of .486...also led team with 17 doubles...scored 19 runs and had 30 RBI...attended high school at White Knoll in Lexington, S.C.

2012: Tied for first on team in doubles (10)...Tied for fifth with 18 RBI...Batted .253 in 47 games while playing in outfield and at first base...Biggest day at plate came against VMI (3/16) as he went 4-for-6 with a homer and three RBI...Went 3-for-4 at Wofford (3/28)...Drove in two runs with a double during 3-for-4 performance at High Point (5/5)...Concluded a four-game, 9-for-19 stretch by going 2-for-4 with a double at HPU (5/6)...Other home run came during that period (5/4) at High Point.

Year

2012 TOTAL

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.253 .253

47-39 47-39

166 166

21 21

42 42

10 10

0 0

2 2

18 18

8 8

26 26

2-2 2-2

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Doubles: 2, VMI, Mar 18, 2012 Home runs: 1, at High Point, 05-04-12; VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Total bases: 7, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 RBI: 3, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Runs scored: 2, 5 times Walks: 2, at NC Central, Feb 17, 2012 Struck out: 3, Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012 Sac flies: 1, ETSU, Apr 10, 2012; Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012 Sac bunts: 1, VMI, Mar 17, 2012 At bats: 6, 4 times Stolen bases: 1, VMI, Mar 17, 2012; Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 Field chances: 12, vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012; Furman, Mar 06, 2012 Putouts: 11, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012; Furman, Mar 06, 2012 Assists: 2, at NC Central, Feb 17, 2012; at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012; vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 8

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BILLY CREIGHTON P/IF • 6-5 • SR • SCHENECTADY, N.Y. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: JUCO product who did a great job for the Bulldogs last year at the plate...tremendous power...also saw some time on the mound...should hit in the middle of the line-up as as senior in 2013. 2012: Led team in RBI (32) and was second in home runs (6)...Tied for lead in doubles (10)...Third in batting average (.306)...Drew third-most walks (22)...Season-best performance came in third game of season at N.C. Central (2/18) as he went 3-for-5 with two homers and five RBI...Another impressive day at the plate took place at High Point (3-for-4, HR, 4 RBI)...Drove in three runs with a double at ACC member Wake Forest (2/28)...Had two RBI each in opening two games at N.C. Central (2/17-18) and at Campbell (4/14)...Hit only home run at Greenwood Field against Liberty (4/22).

Year

2012 TOTAL Year

2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Enjoyed a superb sophomore season at Schenectady Community College as both a pitcher and a hitter...on the mound went 5-1 with 1.13 ERA...struck out 71 hitters in 56 innings of work...as a hitter hit a team-leading .393 with two home runs, 13 doubles and 27 RBI...freshman year hit .395 with 45 RBI and two home runs...went 3-1 on the mound with 3.05 ERA...struck out 41 hitters in 38.1 innings of work.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.306 .306

49-41 49-41

160 160

22 22

49 49

10 10

0 0

6 6

32 32

22 22

25 25

0-0 0-0

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

11.88 11.88

0-0 0-0

9 9

1 1

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

8.1 8.1

13 13

11 11

11 11

6 6

9 9

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 3, at High Point, 05-06-12; at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Doubles: 1, 10 times Home runs: 2, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Total bases: 9, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 RBI: 5, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Runs scored: 3, at NC Central, Feb 17, 2012; at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Walks: 4, at NC Central, Feb 17, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, Morehead State, Mar 10, 2012 Struck out: 2, Saint Peter's, Feb 25, 2012; at Wake Forest, Feb 28, 2012; at South Carolina, Mar 07, 2012 Sac flies: 1, Saint Peter's, Feb 26, 2012; at UNCW, Mar 04, 2012 At bats: 5, 9 times Innings pitched: 3.0, at Radford, 3-23-12 Walks allowed: 2, at Wake Forest, Feb 28, 2012; at Coll. of Charleston, May 13, 2012 Strikeouts: 5, at Radford, 3-23-12 Batters faced: 9, at Radford, 3-23-12 Field chances: 3, at Furman, Apr 03, 2012; Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Putouts: 2, at Furman, Apr 03, 2012 Assists: 2, Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Runners CS: 1, Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012 10

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DILLON TABAR P • 6-2 • SR • MEADVILLE, PA 2010: Did not play

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Overview: Senior right-handed pitcher who will be one of Asheville’s leaders on the mound in 2013...improved with each season and can serve the Bulldogs in any role. 2012: Posted best ERA on the pitching staff (1.72) while working the most games (22) and innings (36.2) in relief...His 1-1 record included a win at High Point (5/4) where he pitched 2.1 shutout innings...Worked a scoreless ninth at College of Charleston (5/11) to record his one save...Longest outing came in Big South Tournament finale at High Point (5/23) where he allowed no earned runs in four innings...Shut out Liberty (4/20) over three innings...Made 17 scoreless appearances.

2009: Made 10 appearances with no decisions...pitched a scoreless inning of relief in victory over Presbyterian (5-14) and allowed one hit...got two outs in road game at Liberty (4-10)...had seven strikeouts in 11 innings of work. Before UNC Asheville: Helped lead Meadville to 15-5 overall record as a senior...named Player of the Year and earned first team all-conference honors following senior season...was a first team all-conference pitcher and second team all-conference selection an an outfielder...named team MVP.

2011: Made 21 appearances and earned three starts in the last month of the year...went 3-5 with 15 strikeouts in 30 innings of work...earned first win of the season in relief against Murray State (2/9) in opening weekend of the season as he pitched two innings...second win was a historic one as he tossed a shutout of relief in Bulldogs victory over Coastal Carolina (3/26) that broke Chanticleers 35-game winning streak in Big South Conference play...pitched two scoreless innings the next day as Bulldogs won the series against Chanticleers...picked up road win at Winthrop (4/10) with two scoreless innings of work...first start of the year came at UNC Chapel Hill (5/11) and had a no-decision as he allowed just one run in three innings of work against the College World Series-bound Tar Heels.

Year

2009 2011 2012 TOTAL

era

w-l

app

gs

18.00 6 .3 0 1 .7 2 5 .7 9

0-0 3-5 1-1 4-6

10 21 22 53

0 3 0 3

cg sho

0 0 0 0

0/0 0/1 0/0 0/1

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

0 0 1 1

11.0 30.0 36.2 77.2

27 37 34 98

26 28 10 64

22 21 7 50

9 22 10 41

7 15 19 41

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 5.0, Presbyterian College, May 19, 2011 Walks allowed: 4, at North Carolina, May 11, 2011 Strikeouts: 3, Garder-Webb, May 17, 2012; Presbyterian College, May 19, 2011 Batters faced: 21, Presbyterian College, May 19, 2011 Field chances: 2, at Wake Forest, Feb 28, 2012; at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 Putouts: 1, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011; Coastal Carolina, Mar 26, 2011; Presbyterian College, May 19, 2011 Assists: 2, at Wake Forest, Feb 28, 2012; at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 Runners CS: 1, 4 times 12

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ELI MILLER IF • 5-11 • JR • MARION, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Junior infielder who has steadily gotten better each year and should be a key player for the Bulldogs in 2013...enjoyed a great fall...played at nearby McDowell HS in Marion. 2012: Primary second baseman for the Bulldogs who ranked fourth on team in runs scored (24) and tied for third in stolen bases (5)...Finished 12-for-41 to push batting average to .233...Registered pair of four-hit games against VMI (3/16; 4-for-5) and Gardner-Webb (5/19; 4-for-4)...Most productive game came at High Point (5/6) where he went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and three RBI...Went 2-for-4 with season-high three runs at N.C. Central (2/18)...Also registered two-hit games against Western Carolina (3/21), East Tennessee State (3/20 and 4/10), Presbyterian (3/30) and Liberty (4/22 and 5/22 in Big South Tournament).

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL Year

2012 TOTAL

2011: Played in 40 games and earned 20 starts...hit .202 on the season...had an incredible collegiate debut vs. Murray State (2-19) as he went 2-for-4 four five RBI and a double...had clutch three-run double in that game...posted three doubles and had 13 RBI on the season...went 2-for-4 with two RBI at Gardner-Webb (3-20)...had two hits in five different games. Before UNC Asheville: Enjoyed a sensational career for the Titans program under head coach Alex Smith...senior year played both in the infield and on the mound...hit .424 as a senior with eight home runs, 18 RBI and six stolen bases...as a pitcher he had a 4-4 record with 48 strikeouts in 54 innings of work...named to All-Conference team as a junior and senior...made AllRegion team as a junior and senior...team MVP as a senior...lettered for four years...junior season hit .417 with three home runs, 27 RBI and 13 stolen bases...went 2-0 on the mound with a 2.12 ERA and 22 strikeouts...played for Region 8 in North Carolina State Games.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.202 .233 .223

40-20 49-42 89-62

84 163 247

9 24 33

17 38 55

3 7 10

0 0 0

0 0 0

13 12 25

11 11 22

18 25 43

0-1 5-7 5-8

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

0 .0 0 0 .0 0

0-0 0-0

2 2

0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

1.2 1.2

1 1

0 0

0 0

1 1

0 0

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, VMI, Mar 16, 2012; Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 Doubles: 2, at High Point, 05-06-12 Total bases: 5, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 RBI: 5, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011 Runs scored: 3, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Walks: 3, at Georgia State, Mar 08, 2011 Hit by pitch: 1, Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012; at ETSU, May 09, 2011; at Coll. of Charleston, May 12, 2012 Struck out: 3, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 18, 2011 Sac flies: 1, at High Point, 05-06-12; at Radford, 3-23-12; at Western Carolina, Mar 16, 2011 Sac bunts: 1, 6 times At bats: 5, 8 times Stolen bases: 1, 5 times Caught stealing: 1, ETSU, Apr 10, 2012; High Point, Apr 15, 2011; Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 Innings pitched: 1.0, vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 Walks allowed: 1, Furman, Mar 06, 2012 Batters faced: 4, vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 Field chances: 10, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Putouts: 5, VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Assists: 8, Charleston Southern, Apr 06, 2012 14

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TOMMY HOUMARD P/OF • 6-2 • JR • GREENVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Exciting two-way player who enjoyed a solid freshman year...redshirted last season with injury but should be fully healthy in 2013...comes to UNC Asheville from Rose HS in Greenville, N.C...sister Katie plays softball at UNC Wilmington. 2011: Hit a solid .271 at the plate and went 2-4 on the mound with 6.93 ERA...pitched in 13 games and earned 10 starts...earned first career victory in collegiate debut on the mound as he tossed four shutout innings in 7-6 win over Murray State (2-20)...picked up second win in start over Big South foe High Point (4-17) as he went seven strong innngs of work...first career start was a gem at Western Carolina (3-16) as the threw four shutout innings and allowed just one hit...drove in three runs at Campbell (2-26)...had two hits vs. Campbell (2-25) and Coastal Carolina (3-26).

Year

2011 TOTAL Year

2011 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Sensational senior season as he hit .390 from the plate and had a 2.00 ERA as a pitcher...named to All-Conference team as a junior and senior...led Rose to a conference championship as a junior and to the semifinals of the state playoffs...played in the East-West All-Star Game in summer of 2010...excellent athlete who also lettered in cross country, soccer and swimming....was All-Conference in both soccer and cross country as a senior.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.271 .271

30-22 30-22

48 48

4 4

13 13

1 1

0 0

0 0

7 7

5 5

8 8

0-1 0-1

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

6 .9 3 6 .9 3

2-4 2-4

13 13

10 10

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

49.1 49.1

64 64

42 42

38 38

17 17

34 34

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 2, at Campbell, Feb 25, 2011; at Georgia State, Mar 08, 2011; Coastal Carolina, Mar 26, 2011 Doubles: 1, at Campbell, Feb 26, 2011 Total bases: 2, 4 times RBI: 3, at Campbell, Feb 26, 2011 Runs scored: 2, vs Georgetown, Feb 16, 2013 Walks: 2, vs Georgetown, Feb 16, 2013 Struck out: 3, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 Sac flies: 1, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011 At bats: 5, vs Kentucky, Feb. 15 Caught stealing: 1, at Georgia State, Mar 08, 2011 Innings pitched: 7.0, High Point, Apr 17, 2011 Walks allowed: 3, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 20, 2011; Coastal Carolina, Mar 27, 2011 Strikeouts: 6, at Winthrop, 04-10-11 Batters faced: 30, High Point, Apr 17, 2011 Field chances: 9, Coastal Carolina, Mar 26, 2011 Putouts: 3, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 13, 2011; Coastal Carolina, Mar 26, 2011; at Liberty, May 05, 2011 Assists: 6, Coastal Carolina, Mar 26, 2011 Runners CS: 1, at Charleston Southern, 04/03/2011 16

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SAM TURNER C • 6-1 • JR • ASHEVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Hard worker who will compete for playing time behind the plate and in the infield... enjoyed excellent prep career at Asheville HS for former Bulldog Billy Hillier, Jr.

2011: Played in 16 games and earned one start at Eastern Kentucky (3/12)... had three hits on the season with single at Campbell (2/26), at Eastern Kentucky (3/12) and at Tennessee (3/30)...scored a run at Tennessee...also had two walks on the year.

2012: Backed up Ian Graham behind the plate..Made 10 starts in 21 games... Best day at the plate came against Charleston Southern (4/7) when he went 1-for-4 with two RBI...Also had singles against UNC-Greensboro (2/21), Saint Peter’s (2/26) and Georgia State (5/8).

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Four-year letterman for Cougars...enjoyed sensational senior year as he hit .429 with seven home runs, 23 RBI and 10 stolen bases...helped Asheville HS reach conference tournament championship game as a senior...team MVP as a senior and was named to All-Conference and All-Region team...made the Region 8 state games as a junior.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.167 .105 .125

16-1 21-10 37-11

18 38 56

1 5 6

3 4 7

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 2 2

2 5 7

10 19 29

0-0 0-0 0-0

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 1, 7 times Total bases: 1, 7 times RBI: 2, Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012 Runs scored: 1, 6 times Walks: 2, Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, at NC Central, Feb 18, 2012 Struck out: 3, ETSU, Apr 10, 2012 At bats: 4, Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012; ETSU, Apr 10, 2012; Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Field chances: 8, Saint Peter's, Feb 25, 2012 Putouts: 6, 4 times Assists: 2, Saint Peter's, Feb 25, 2012 Runners CS: 2, Saint Peter's, Feb 25, 2012 18

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DEAN ROLAND P • 6-4 • JR • WEST CHESTER, PA /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Junior right-handed pitcher who became one of the Bulldogs weekend starters last season...wil compete for All-Conference honors in 2013...tough competitor. 2012: Led pitching staff in starts (15) and innings (96.1) and tied for most wins with 5-6 record...Posted second-best ERA (3.92) in the rotation while compiling 61-to-29 strikeout-to-walk ratio...One of team’s two complete game came in loss at Campbell (4/13)...Received no-decision despite shutting out homestanding Radford on six hits in 10 innings (3/25)...Went 4-2 in first six starts...Best performances during that stretch came in first game against N.C. Central (2/18; one run in five innings) and in a seven-inning, shutout effort against Morehead State (3/11)...Final win registered at College of Charleston (5/11) where he allowed one earned run in eight innings while striking out a season-high nine.

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

2011: Appeared in 17 games and earned one start vs. Wofford (4-20)...struck out 13 hitters in 27.2 innings of work...had won-loss record of 1-2...picked up first collegiate victory in McCormick Field win vs. Western Carolina (4-20)... tossed two scoreless innings in collegiate debut vs. Murray State (2-19) as he allowed just one hit...had solid outing vs. Radford (4-23) with two scoreless innings and two strikeouts. Before UNC Asheville: Two-way player at Avon Grove...hit seven home runs as a senior with .458 average...on the mound, he went 7-1 with 2.10 ERA... helped lead team to Pennsylvania state playoffs...junior year went 8-0 on the hill with 1.30 ERA...earned All-Conference honors following senior season... served as captain of team...also played basketball in high school.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

7 .8 1 3 .9 2 4 .7 9

1-2 5-6 6-8

17 16 33

1 15 16

0 0/0 1 0/1 1 0/1

0 0 0

27.2 96.1 124.0

47 93 140

33 50 83

24 42 66

17 29 46

16 61 77

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 10.0, at Radford, 3-25-12 Walks allowed: 5, Liberty, 04-20-12 Strikeouts: 9, at Coll. of Charleston, May 11, 2012 Batters faced: 38, at Radford, 3-25-12 Field chances: 4, Charleston Southern, Apr 06, 2012; Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012; at Presbyterian College, Mar 31, 2012 Putouts: 2, Charleston Southern, Apr 06, 2012; vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012; VMI, Mar 18, 2012 Assists: 3, Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012; at Presbyterian College, Mar 31, 2012 Runners CS: 1, at Radford, 3-25-12; Saint Peter's, Feb 26, 2012; Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012 20

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ROBERT McINTOSH P/IF • 6-1 • JR • GREENSBORO, N.C. Overview: Talented two-way player who can play anywhere in the infield and pitch...has been used as a closer for the Bulldogs in his career...red-shirted in 2012 and will compete in 2013 as a junior.

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2012: Did not play. 2011: Led Bulldogs in hitting with .341 average...scored 29 runs and had 11 doubles...posted 15 multi-hit games, including three games with four hits... pitched in 11 games with six starts and 0-2 record...earned one save vs. High Point (4-17) as he got the final two outs of the game in a 7-4 victory...opened the season with 4-for-6 performance at the plate vs. Murray State (2-18) as he had two RBI and a double...also had four hits at Tennessee (3-30) and tied a school record with three doubles...pounded out four hits and two RBI vs. High Point (4-15)...went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in win at Charleston Southern (4-1)...had three hits and scored three runs in victory over Western Carolina (4-12).

Year

2010 2011 TOTAL Year

2010 2011 TOTAL

2010: Played and started in 47 games...second leading hitter with a .333 average...drove in 25 runs with 12 doubles...third on team in hits with 63...fourth in runs scored with 31...also excelled on the mound...was Asheville’s closer and led team with three saves...began his college career with five-game hitting streak (9-for-21) as he had two hits in four of those games...ended the season red-hot with hits in nine of the last 10 games...went 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI in crucial victory over Charleston Southern (5-16)...also had four hits and scored three runs vs. Gardner-Webb (5-22)...had homer, double and drove in four runs in road win at Wofford (3-4)...earned first career save vs. Bryant (3-6) with scoreless inning of work...picked up save in league victory at Presbyterian College (4-11)...pitched season-high three innings to earn save in key league victory vs. Charleston Southern (5-14). Before UNC Asheville: Excelled at Northwest Guilford HS in Greensboro... three-year starter for head coach Sonny Gann...led school to three trips to the state playoffs...named team MVP as a junior and earned Coaches Award as a senior.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.333 .341 .336

47-47 35-35 82-82

189 138 327

31 29 60

63 47 110

12 9 21

0 1 1

1 1 2

25 16 41

14 17 31

33 24 57

3-4 5-6 8-10

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

7 .5 0 7 .7 1 7 .6 4

1-1 0-2 1-3

10 11 21

0 6 6

0 0/1 0 0/0 0 0/1

3 1 4

12.0 23.1 35.1

20 36 56

14 24 38

10 20 30

3 10 13

9 20 29

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, 5 times Doubles: 3, at Tennessee, Mar 30, 2011 Triples: 1, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 Home runs: 1, High Point, Apr 17, 2011; at Wofford College, Mar 04, 2010 Total bases: 7, at Wofford College, Mar 04, 2010; at Tennessee, Mar 30, 2011 RBI: 4, at Wofford College, Mar 04, 2010; Charleston Southern, May 16, 2010 Runs scored: 3, Western Carolina, Apr 12, 2011; at Campbell, Feb 19, 2010; Gardner-Webb, May 22, 2010 Walks: 3, at Georgia State, Mar 08, 2011; at Furman, Mar 31, 2010 Struck out: 3, at Coll. of Charleston, Feb 26, 2010; Gardner-Webb, May 22, 2010 Sac flies: 1, Radford, Apr 23, 2011 Sac bunts: 1, USC Upstate, Apr 14, 2010 At bats: 7, Winthrop, Apr 16, 2010 Stolen bases: 2, at North Carolina A&T, Mar 29, 2011 Caught stealing: 1, at North Carolina A&T, Mar 29, 2011; at Furman, Mar 31, 2010 Innings pitched: 4.0, ETSU, Mar 02, 2011; at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 13, 2011 Walks allowed: 3, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011 Strikeouts: 5, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 13, 2011 Batters faced: 22, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 13, 2011 22

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ETHAN STEIBLE P • 6-2 • JR • BOONETON, N.J. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Right-handed pitcher who has really improved during his career... became the Bulldogs closer last season.

2011: Pitched in 10 games, all in relief...did not allow an earned run in his last six outings...struck out 11 hitters in 11.2 innings of work...pitched an inning and struck out two hitters in McCormick Field victory over Western Carolina (4/12)...struck out two hitters at VMI (5/14)...pitched two innings in three different games.

2012: Led team in saves with four...Struck out 23 and walked eight in 23.1 innings while posting 1-1 record...Second on team in appearances (21)... Win came at Presbyterian College (3/31) where he worked two scoreless innings...Registered saves against Saint Peter’s (2/26), Furman (4/3), East Tennessee State (4/10) and Campbell (4/14)...Longest outing was three innings at Radford (3/25) where he allowed one run.

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Enjoyed a solid prep career at Mountain Lakes HS in Mountain Lakes, N.J...as a senior had 68 strikeouts in 35 innings of work... earned the Nolan Ryan award for his work on the mound....named to AllCounty first team following senior campaign...Senior League Rookie of the Year in 2006.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

6 .9 4 5 .0 1 5 .6 6

0-0 1-1 1-1

10 21 31

0 0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0

0 4 4

11.2 23.1 35.0

15 27 42

14 15 29

9 13 22

7 8 15

11 23 34

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 3.0, at Radford, 3-25-12 Walks allowed: 2, at High Point, 05-06-12; at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 Strikeouts: 3, at Radford, 3-25-12; at Furman, Apr 03, 2012 Batters faced: 13, at Gardner-Webb, Mar 20, 2011 Field chances: 2, North Carolina, May 15, 2012 Assists: 1, 5 times Runners CS: 1, at Eastern Kentucky, Mar 12, 2011 24

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BRIAN CONNOLLY P • 6-5 • JR • THOMASVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Junior right-handed pitcher who has emereged as a weekend starter for the Bulldogs...came to UNC Asheville from Ledford HS in Thomasville...brother Erik is a freshman on this year’s club. 2012: Versatile member of staff with eight starts and 10 relief appearances ... Tied for team lead in wins with 5-5 record and was second with two saves...Posted third-best ERA (4.62) among starters ...Third in innings pitched (60.1)...Second in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4:1; 28 SO, 7 BB)...Earned wins in first two appearances, in relief vs. N.C. Central (2/17) and in start vs. Saint Peter’s (2/26) ... That start stood as best outing of season (6 innings, two earned runs)...Also allowed two ER in starts vs. VMI (3/17) and Wofford (3/28)...Struck out season-high five at Southern Conference power College of Charleston (5/13)...Recorded saves vs. Presbyterian College (3/31) and Liberty (4/21).

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

2011: Pitched in 12 games and earned two starts...first career start was a gem as he tossed six shutout innings at Wofford (4-13)...allowed just four hits with two strikeouts as he earned the victory...struck out 13 hitters in 22.1 innings of work...pitched a scoreless inning vs. Big South champion Coastal Carolina (3-25)...had two strikeouts in one inning of work at Charleston Southern (42)...threw scoreless inning at VMI (5-14). Before UNC Asheville: Two-way player at Leford head coach Kemp Smith... went 5-3 with 3.10 ERA as a senior on the hill...hit .330 with five home runs and 18 doubles senior season...earned All-Conference and All-County honors as a junior and senior...named Most Valuable Offensive Player as a junior when he hit .391 with three home runs and 20 doubles...finished 3-3 with 2.90 ERA junior season...helped lead Ledford to berths in the state playoffs as a sophomore, junior and senior...also played football at Ledford.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

4 .4 3 4 .6 2 4 .5 7

1-1 5-5 6-6

12 18 30

2 8 10

0 0/1 0 0/1 0 0/2

0 2 2

22.1 60.1 82.2

29 66 95

13 34 47

11 31 42

6 7 13

13 28 41

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 6.0, at Wofford College, Apr 13, 2011; Saint Peter's, Feb 26, 2012; Garder-Webb, May 19, 2012 Walks allowed: 2, at Wofford, Mar 28, 2012; at Tennessee, Mar 30, 2011 Strikeouts: 5, at Coll. of Charleston, May 13, 2012 Batters faced: 24, Garder-Webb, May 19, 2012 Field chances: 2, at Presbyterian College, Apr 01, 2012; Saint Peter's, Feb 26, 2012; VMI, Mar 17, 2012 Putouts: 1, 5 times Assists: 2, Saint Peter's, Feb 26, 2012 Runners CS: 1, VMI, Mar 17, 2012; at Wofford, Mar 28, 2012; at Coll. of Charleston, May 13, 2012 26

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ANDREW KIRKLAND P/OF • 5-10 • JR • KENNETT SQUARE, PA /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Junior outfielder with good speed who will compete for playing time in 2012...had some big hits throughout the year as a sophomore. 2012: Started 12 games and came off the bench 31 times...went 2-for-7 as a pinch-hitter...collected an RBI in start vs. VMI (3/17)... also drove in a run against North Carolina (5/15 at McCormick Field) and with a double against Gardner-Webb (5/18)...other double came against Radford (3/24).

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

2011: Played in 31 games as a rookie and started six times... Had six hits and four RBI on the season ...earned a start at Campbell (2/26) and had runscoring single, scored a run and earned two walks...drove in run with single at Eastern Kentucky (3/12)...drove in run as pinch-hitter at Winthrop (4/9)... scored four runs on the year. Before UNC Asheville: Named Offensive Player of the Year at Unionville after senior season as he hit .416 with 10 home runs, 33 RBI and 10 stolen bases...also named first team All-Conference and All-Region.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.214 .204 .207

31-6 43-12 74-18

28 54 82

4 9 13

6 11 17

0 2 2

0 0 0

0 0 0

4 3 7

2 9 11

15 20 35

0-0 1-2 1-2

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 1, 17 times Doubles: 1, at Radford, 3-24-12; Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 Total bases: 2, at Radford, 3-24-12; Garder-Webb, May 18, 2012 RBI: 1, 7 times Runs scored: 1, 13 times Walks: 2, at Campbell, Feb 26, 2011; Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012; VMI, Mar 16, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, vs Liberty, 05-22-12; at Liberty, 05/07/11 Struck out: 3, at Radford, 3-25-12; at UNCW, Mar 04, 2012 Sac bunts: 1, at North Carolina, May 11, 2011 At bats: 5, at UNCW, Mar 04, 2012 Stolen bases: 1, VMI, Mar 17, 2012 Caught stealing: 1, at ETSU, Mar 20, 2012 Field chances: 6, at Radford, 3-25-12; VMI, Mar 18, 2012 Putouts: 6, at Radford, 3-25-12 Assists: 2, Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012 28

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SCOTT ROBINSON P • 6-3 • JR • SEMINOLE, FL Overview: Junior right-handed pitcher who will compete for time on the mound this season.

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RENE MARTINEZ P • 6-5 • JR • MIAMI, FL Overview: Junior right-handed pitcher who will compete for time on the mound this season. 2012: Worked 3.1 innings in seven relief appearances...Allowed only two earned runs in his first three innings...Had scoreless outings against N.C. Central (2/17), UNC-Wilmington (3/2), Campbell (4/14) and Wofford (4/24).

Before UNC Asheville: Attended Westminster Christian HS in Miami... helped lead Westminster to 28-7 overall record senior season...went 3-1 on the mound senior season...named Most Improved at the end of senior year... helped lead school to state championships as a junior and senior.

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

0 .5 9 13.50 2 .8 9

1-0 0-0 1-0

19 7 26

0 0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0 0

15.1 3.1 18.2

14 8 22

4 6 10

1 5 6

2 5 7

4 3 7

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2011: Had the lowest ERA on team with 0.59 mark in 19 appearances...only decision was a win in 7-6 extra inning victory over Coastal Carolina (3-27) that allowed Bulldogs to take a BSC series from the Chanticleers for the first time in eight seasons...struck out four in 15.1 innings of work...only allowed one earned run the entire season...pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless relief at VMI (5-14)...did not allow any run, earned or unearned in last 14 outings...had 1.1 innings of scoreless work vs. Presbyterian College (5-20).

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 2.2, at VMI, May 14, 2011 Walks allowed: 2, at Coll. of Charleston, May 13, 2012 Strikeouts: 2, Wofford, Apr 24, 2012 Batters faced: 11, at VMI, May 14, 2011 Field chances: 1, at ETSU, May 09, 2011; at VMI, May 14, 2011 Assists: 1, at ETSU, May 09, 2011; at VMI, May 14, 2011 Runners CS: 1, at Coll. of Charleston, May 13, 2012

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HUNTER BRYANT IF • 6-4 • SO • ASHEVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Talented sophomore who became UNC Asheville’s starter at first base last season...played at nearby Erwin HS for former Bulldog pitcher Granville Gehris...father is former Bulldog assistant men’s basketball coach Pat Bryant. 2012: Enjoyed impressive freshman season as the regular first baseman (44 starts)... One of four Bulldogs to bat .300 (.303)...Tied for team lead in doubles (10) and was third in hits (50)...Went 5-for-8 with two RBI in three games vs. Saint Peter’s (2/25-26) in team’s second series of the season...Collected season-high two doubles vs. Morehead State (3/11) as part of 3-for-5, two-RBI day...Other three-hit games came against VMI (3/18; 3-for-5), East Tennessee State (4/10; 3-for-4) and High Point (5/23; 3-for-4) in Big South Tournament finale...Drove in season-best three runs against Charleston Southern (4/7).

Year

2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Played at Erwin where he played for former Bulldog pitcher Granville Gehris...named to All-Conference team and All-Region team as a junior and senior...led Warriors in hitting as a senior with .441 average with 10 home runs and 28 RBI...junior season hit .482 with seven home runs...was ranked as 24th best prospect in North Carolina by Impact Baseball...played for Dirtbags Elite team and was a member of the Asheville American Legion Post 70...also excellent in basketball at Erwin where he was a three-year starter for the Warriors and helped lead Erwin to two conference titles.

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

bb

so

sb-att

.303 .303

47-44 47-44

165 165

8 8

50 50

10 10

0 0

0 0

19 19

15 15

36 36

1-1 1-1

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 3, 4 times Doubles: 2, Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012 Total bases: 5, Morehead State, Mar 11, 2012 RBI: 3, Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012 Runs scored: 1, 8 times Walks: 2, Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, at UNCW, Mar 04, 2012 Struck out: 2, 6 times Sac bunts: 1, at Radford, 3-25-12 At bats: 5, 8 times Stolen bases: 1, at Presbyterian College, Mar 31, 2012 Field chances: 20, Liberty, 04-20-12 Putouts: 17, Liberty, 04-20-12 Assists: 3, Liberty, 04-20-12 32

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EVAN JOURA P • 6-1 • SO • ASHEVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Sophomre right-handed pitcher from Asheville who did a nice job for the Bulldogs out of the bullpen as a freshman...attended Carolina Day.

Before UNC Asheville: Had a strong career at Carolina Day...earned AllConference honors as a senior and named Honorable Mention All-Region. ..as a hitter hit .486 as he played shortstop as well as pitched...also ran cross country.

2012: Posted second-best ERA on team (2.77)...Worked 13 innings in 14 appearances...Five of nine runs allowed were unearned...Did not allow a run in first 10 games covering 7.1 innings...Worked three shutout innings with season-high three strikeouts at Presbyterian College (3/30)...Allowed one earned run in four innings against Georgia State (5/8) in his longest outing of season.

Year

2012 TOTAL

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

2 .7 7 2 .7 7

0-0 0-0

14 14

0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

13.0 13.0

15 15

9 9

4 4

4 4

6 6

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 4.0, Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Walks allowed: 1, 4 times Strikeouts: 3, at Presbyterian College, Mar 30, 2012 Batters faced: 14, Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Field chances: 1, 4 times Assists: 1, at Furman, Apr 03, 2012; Charleston Southern, Apr 07, 2012; Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012 34

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NICK SCHAVONE P • 5-10 • SO • APEX, N.C. Overview: Sophomore left-hander pitcher who missed most of 2011 season with injury...bounced back last season and gave the Bulldogs a real lift on the mound....role should expand in 2013...last name is pronounced Shah-VOENee.

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Attended Middle Creek HS in Apex...went 2-0 with four saves in 16 appearances with 1.33 ERA senior year...as a junior went 2-1 with three saves and 2.50 ERA...helped lead Middle Creek to conference championship as a junior and school went to state playoffs junior and senior year...earned Mustang Award for team leadership two straight years... played in the North Carolina East-West All-State Game in summer of 2010... was named West Raleigh Exchange Club Youth of the Year...awarded a Leaf Scholarship in 2010.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

18.00 11.81 12.79

0-0 0-0 0-0

2 12 14

0 0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0 0

1.0 5.1 6.1

1 7 8

2 9 11

2 7 9

5 5 10

1 3 4

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2012: Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen, working 5.1 innings...Recorded shutout innings against Western Carolina (3/21) and Gardner-Webb (5/17)...Had six other scoreless outings, highlighted by a two-out effort at North Carolina (4/11).

2011: Pitched in just two games before being red-shirted...earned a strikeout in 0.2 innings of work vs. Murray State (2/19)...also pitched at Eastern Kentucky (3/12).

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 1.0, Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012; Garder-Webb, May 17, 2012 Walks allowed: 4, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011 Strikeouts: 1, 4 times Batters faced: 7, Murray State, Feb 19, 2011 Field chances: 2, at North Carolina, Apr 11, 2012 Assists: 2, at North Carolina, Apr 11, 2012 Runners CS: 1, Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012

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P • 6-4 • SO • COLLEGEVILLE, PA /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Was awarded a red-shirt after missing most of 2011 season with injury...did solid job for the Bulldogs on the mound in 2012 and should be contributor for UNC Asheville this season. 2012: Tied for third on staff in appearances (20)...Finished tied for second in saves with two...Struck out 25 and walked 13 in 35 innings...Best of three starts took place against East Tennessee State (4/10) with one run allowed in four innings...Most impressive appearances were four innings of shutout relief for win vs. Liberty (4/20) and three scoreless innings at Radford (3/24)... Posted saves against Saint Peter’s (2/26) and at High Point (5/6)...First win came against VMI (3/16) after recording final out in the top of the last inning.

Year

2011 2012 TOTAL

2011: Pitched in four games before being shut down...earned a start in opening weekend of the season vs. Murray State (2/20)...pitched four innings and allowed six runs but all were unearned...also had a start at Campbell (2/26)... pitched twice for one-third of an inning at Eastern Kentucky (3/12 & 13). Before UNC Asheville: Enjoyed solid career for Spring-Ford....senior year had an ERA of 1.94 with a 3-2 record...struck out 66 and walked just 20... junior season posted a 1.81 ERA with a 3-2 worksheet and struck out 62 with 17 walks....was named to All-Area team as a junior and senior...as a sophomore helped lead school to state championship game...also lettered in football in high school.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

8 .4 4 6 .4 3 6 .6 9

0-1 2-3 2-4

4 20 24

2 3 5

0 0/0 0 0/0 0 0/0

0 2 2

5.1 35.0 40.1

8 40 48

14 34 48

5 25 30

1 13 14

1 25 26

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ADAM SPRACKLIN P • 6-1 • SO • FARMINGTON, CT /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Talented left-hander who showed great deal of promise on the mound as a freshman last season...was used as a part-time starter but mainly came out of the bullpen ... will sit out the 2013 season due to injury. 2012: Started three games and came out of bullpen 17 times...His 2-4 record included a win in a 3.2-inning start at Furman (4/3) where he allowed one run and struck out three...Picked up a victory in his final game as he worked 1.2 innings of scoreless relief against Gardner-Webb (5/18)...Longest appearance was 4.1 innings of relief against Liberty (4/22)...Also started at East Tennessee State (3/20), where he allowed one run in 2.2 innings, and at North Carolina (4/11).

Year

2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Helped lead Old Farms to 17-1 record as a senior plus county and conference championships...as a junior had 2.00 ERA with 42 strikeouts in 35 innings of work...member of Unionville American Legion that advanced to state playoffs in summer of 2011...MVP of Old Farms football team as a senior.

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

6 .1 2 6 .1 2

2-4 2-4

20 20

3 3

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

32.1 32.1

39 39

30 30

22 22

20 20

20 20

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Runs scored: 1, vs Liberty, 05-22-12 Innings pitched: 4.1, Liberty, 04-22-12 Walks allowed: 4, at Radford, 3-23-12 Strikeouts: 3, at Radford, 3-23-12; at Furman, Apr 03, 2012 Batters faced: 20, Liberty, 04-22-12 Field chances: 2, at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012; VMI, Mar 16, 2012; at ETSU, Mar 20, 2012 Putouts: 1, at Wake Forest, Feb 28, 2012 Assists: 2, VMI, Mar 16, 2012; at ETSU, Mar 20, 2012 Runners CS: 1, at South Carolina, Mar 07, 2012 38

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JUSTIN HUNT P • 6-2 • SO • KERNERSVILLE, N.C. Overview: Right-handed pitcher who red-shirted in 2011 but helped in 2012...will compete for more time on the mound in 2013.

Year

2012 TOTAL

Before UNC Asheville: Named Pitcher of the Year as senior as he had a 5-5 record with one save, 2.90 ERA and 68 strikeouts...junior year went 4-1 with two saves...posted an ERA of 1.70 with 52 strikeouts...lettered in football and swimming at Glenn...was all-conference in swimming five different times.

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2012: Worked 10.2 innings in eight relief appearances...Only decision was a win in thrilling extra-inning game against rival Western Carolina at McCormick Field (3/21) when he worked a one-run 12th...Posted scoreless outings against South Carolina (3/7), East Tennessee State (3/20 and 4/10) and Liberty (5/22 in Big South Tournament).

2011: Did not play

era

w-l

app

gs

cg sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

5 .0 6 5 .0 6

1-0 1-0

8 8

0 0

0 0/0 0 0/0

0 0

10.2 10.2

13 13

6 6

6 6

4 4

3 3

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Innings pitched: 3.0, vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 Walks allowed: 2, at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012; vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 Strikeouts: 1, at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012; Western Carolina, Mar 21, 2012; Georgia State, May 08, 2012 Batters faced: 14, vs NC State, Mar 02, 2012 Field chances: 1, at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012; at South Carolina, Mar 07, 2012 Putouts: 1, at UNCG, Feb 21, 2012 Assists: 1, at South Carolina, Mar 07, 2012

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KYLE TOWLES IF • 5-9 • SO • COLUMBIA, S.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Red-shirted last season after playing one season at USC-Lancaster...Three-sport athlete who could play more than one infield position...Likely will bat at top of the order...Plans to major in Accounting.

Before UNC Asheville: Hit .370 in leadoff spot for USC-Lancaster in 2011... Batted .571 as a senior at Hammond School...Selected SCISA Player of the Year in 2010...Also played football and basketball in high school.

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PHILLIP TREADWAY IF/OF • 5-11 • JR • FLETCHER, N.C. Overview: Speed makes him a defensive asset in center field...Played for coach Brian Craig’s perennially successful program at nearby A.C. Reynolds High School...Plans to major in Marketing.

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Before UNC Asheville: Set the ACR season record for home runs with 15 as a senior while batting .494 with on-base percentage of .526...All-Mountain Athletic Conference selection from 2008-10 and all-state choice as a senior... Played last season for Middle Georgia’s standout junior college program and for Western Carolina in 2011.

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LUCAS OWENS IF • 5-10 • FR • FOREST CITY, N.C. Overview: Part of East Rutherford’s powerhouse 2-A program that produced state title in his sophomore season and a runner-up finish the following season...One of only two left-handed hitting position players on Bulldog roster.

Before UNC Asheville: Batted .477 as a junior and .455 as a senior with 10 doubles, 3 triples and 3 home runs...Selected to 2-A all-state team in 2011 and 2012...Played in 2011 State Games.

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JUSTIN WOODS IF • 6-0 • FR • WAYNESVILLE, N.C. Overview: Freshman infielder from nearby Waynesville who could push for playing time...enjoyed great prep career at Tuscola HS.

Before UNC Asheville: Helped lead Tuscola to three straight conference championships...played for head coach Caleb McConnell...was All-Conference selection as a junior and senior...junior year was named second team All-Region...team MVP as a junior and Offensive Player of the Year as senior... hit .421 as a junior with three home runs and 26 RBI...senior season hit .425 with two home runs and 28 RBI...excellent athlete who also lettered in basketball, cross country and track & field.

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MITCH CARSTENS C • 6-1 • FR • HIGH POINT, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Talented freshman catcher who will battle for playing time as a rookie...comes to UNC Asheville via Ragsdale HS in Jamestown.

Before UNC Asheville: Team MVP at Ragsdale as a junior and senior...was a scholar-athlete all four of his years in high school...played for head coach Donnie Maness...earned All-Conference honors as a junior hitting .420 with one home run and 20 RBI...hit .340 as a senior with one home run and 15 RBI.

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ANDREW MADDEN OF • 6-2 • FR • HIGH POINT, N.C. Overview: One of four outfielders on roster who will be competing for playing time and should progress with seasoning...Will be counted upon to supply offensive punch after an impressive fall season...Plans on career in engineering.

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Before UNC Asheville: Chosen Southwest Guilford’s offensive most valuable player his junior and senior seasons...Picked All-Piedmont Triad 4-A Conference both years...Led his team to share of conference titles in 2011 and 2012.

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ERIK CONNOLLY OF • 6-2 • FR • THOMASVILLE, N.C. Overview: Brother of Bulldog junior RHP Brian Connolly...Will battle three other outfielders for playing time...Plans to major in Economics.

Before UNC Asheville: Batted .354 with 4 home runs as a senior...Chosen All-Mid-Piedmont 3-A Conference last season...Also played football in high school.

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ZACK WISEMAN P • 6-2 • FR • BURNSVILLE, N.C. Overview: Freshman left-hander pitcher from nearby Burnsville who will compete for playing time on the mound in 2013.

Before UNC Asheville: Attended Mountain Heritage HS in Burnsville... earned All-Conference honors and was the team MVP as a senior...played for head coach Rick Flynn.

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COREY RANDALL P • 6-1 • FR • MOCKSVILLE, N.C. /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Overview: Expected to see time in infield and outfield as well as on mound... Owns outstanding change-up for an incoming freshman...Lists most influential person as New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano (“So smooth!”).

Before UNC Asheville: Hit .506 senior season with 6 home runs while posting a 1.92 ERA on the mound...As junior his numbers were .423, 8 HRs, 2.46 ERA...Named all-state and Central Piedmont 4-A Conference Player of the Year as senior...Led team to back-to-back conference titles last two seasons.

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LUCAS CLARKE P • 6-3 • FR • MORGANTON, N.C. Overview: Arrives at UNC Asheville with four seasons of varsity experience...Joins three other lefties on the Bulldog pitching staff...Two-way player who will see time in the outfield...Expects to major in Computer Science.

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Before UNC Asheville: Earned All-Catawba Valley 2-A Conference recognition as junior and senior...First pitcher in school history to post a win, hit and RBI in same game.

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TOM SMITH HEAD COACH - FOURTH SEASON The 2013 season will be Hall of Fame coach Tom Smith’s fourth year as head of the UNC Asheville baseball program.

The 2011 campaign saw Smith guide the Bulldogs to 15 victories and won a Big South Conference series from league champion Coastal Carolina for the first time in eight years. Asheville also picked up its first ever sweep of mountain rival Western Carolina. In his first year, the Bulldogs moved from nine wins to 17 victories. Asheville was a preseason pick to finish in last place in the Big South Conference.The Bulldogs used a late-season surge to finish in seventh place and qualify for the Big South Tournament. Smith’s club won five straight conference games to move from 10th place to the seventh spot. Other highlights included an impressive non-conference victory over Southern Conference champion College of Charleston plus winning conference series from Liberty and Charleston Southern.

In January of 2010, January Smith was inducted into the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The Association is made up of coaches of amateur baseball throughout the state. Smith was honored by Roberson in May of 2012 when he was named to the school’s Ring of Honor. Tom and his wife Karen have two children, Kenny and Katie. Kenny enjoyed a standout collegiate career at UNC Wilmington and Western Carolina. He served as a volunteer assistant for two years at Asheville before being hired by MEAC power Bethune-Cookman in the fall of 2011.

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In 2012, Smith directed the Asheville program to 25 victories and a fourth-place finish in the Big South Conference. The Bulldogs were a preseason pick to finish in last place but recorded 12 league victories, the second highest in the program’s history. Asheville recorded two wins at NCAA participant College of Charleston plus an exciting 12-inning win over Western Carolina to highlight the season.

Smith had 20 players drafted by major league teams during his time at Roberson. The list includes pitcher Darren Holmes who went to pitch 17 years in the major leagues, current left-hander pitcher Chris Narveson of the Milwaukee Brewers and outfielder Cameron Maybin of the San Diego Padres, who was drafted in the first round in 2005.

He has served as a volunteer assistant coach at Asheville in 2008 and a part-time assistant in 2009 before being named head coach. Before coming to UNC Asheville, Smith was one of the top high school coaches in the nation at T.C. Roberson HS in Asheville. He coached the Rams program for 28 years and led the school to three 3-A state titles in 1983, 2000 and 2002. The Rams won 14 conference titles during his tenure. “Tom Smith is a proven leader with tremendous desire who will direct our baseball program forward,” stated Director of Athletics Janet R Cone upon Smith’s hiring. “He has the knowledge of the game of baseball and is a proven recruiter. “We are confident that Tom Smith will get the job done with our baseball program in the classroom and the community,” stated Cone. “We are equally as confident he will lead our program to being just as competitive on the field.

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JEREMY PLEXICO ASSISTANT COACH - FIRST SEASON /// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Former Ball State assistant coach and former Winthrop standout Jeremy Plexico joined Tom Smith’s coaching staff in July 2012. He replaces Aaron Rembert, who left in June to take the head coaching position at Mars Hill College. “We’re delighted to have Jeremy Plexico as a part of our program,” stated Smith. “Jeremy enjoyed an outstanding career as a player both in college and in pro ball. He’s picked up a lot of experience in coaching and is going to help our program in a lot of different ways. We’re glad that Jeremy’s a Bulldog.” Plexico, a native of Chapin, S.C., had been at Ball State the past two years. In 2011, he helped the Cardinals post an 11-15 record in MidAmerican Conference play. Under his guidance, junior right-hander Cal Bowling posted a career-high four complete games, which led the MAC in 2011. Bowling’s 89.2 innings worked ranked eighth in the MAC. Plexico spent the 2010 season as the pitching coach at Young Harris College (Ga.) where he helped the Mountain Lions to a 39-17 overall record. Under his tutelage, freshman left-hander Mitchell Knox earned All-Conference honors while posting an 8-3 record with 48 strikeouts compared to just 20 walks.

In 2004, he had one of his best years posting an (8-5) record with six saves and a 2.63 ERA. He also struck out 102 batters in 82 innings while holding opponents to a .195 batting average. After having shoulder surgery in December 2004, Plexico started an impressive 2006 season with Potomac of the Carolina League, posting a 3-0 record and a 1.93 ERA out of the bullpen before being promoted to Double-A Harrisburg. He made 34 appearances for Harrisburg and posted a 4-3 record with a 4.00 ERA. He also made 43 appearances, including 40 out of the bullpen, in 2007 for the Senators. Plexico returned to his role as a starter in 2008 when he joined the Gary Southshore Railcats of the Northern League. He posted a 10-3 record with a 2.79 ERA while being named the Northern League Pitcher of the Year. He held opponents to a .250 batting average while striking out 68 batters and walking just 32. His 135.1 innings pitched led the league, while his 2.79 ERA was third. He was also the winning pitcher for the Northern League All-Star Game and was named to Baseball America’s All-Independent League Second Team. Plexico received his bachelor’s degree in history in 2002 and his master’s degree in teaching (social studies) in 2008 from Winthrop.

Plexico was a left-handed standout at Winthrop where he earned Third Team All-America honors as a senior in 2003 after leading the Big South Conference with an 11-3 record. He appeared in 17 games and posted a league-high five complete games while logging a 2.90 ERA in 108.2 innings pitched. As a junior, he had a 9-5 record with a 4.38 ERA in 109 innings of work. He had transferred to Winthrop from the University of South Carolina. Plexico excelled not only on the playing field at Winthrop but in the classroom as well. As a senior, he was voted by the Big South Conference’s sports information directors as the league’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year. Also, he earned the Winthrop Senior Academic Award for the highest GPA for a senior male and Big South Presidential Scholar accolades. Plexico was drafted out of Winthrop in the 19th round of the 2003 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Montreal Expos. In his first professional stop, he tied for the Vermont Expos’ team lead in victories in the short-season New York-Penn League in 2003. 46

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BRENT WALSH ASSISTANT COACH - FIRST SEASON UNC Asheville head baseball coach Tom Smith is pleased to announce the addition of former College of Charleston assistant coach Brent Walsh to the Bulldog coaching staff for the 2013 season.

“Coach Walsh was part of a great program at College of Charleston,” added Smith. “His experience is a real asset to our program.” Walsh coached at the College of Charleston for four seasons. He served as the infielders coach and assisted with the hitters. He also coached third base during his tenure. The Cougars won 156 games during Walsh’s time in

Walsh started coaching as an assistant at Richland Northeast High School, and the Cavaliers won two South Carolina 4A Lower state titles, a 4A State Title and numerous region titles during his tenure. Before coaching at the College of Charleston, Walsh served as the head coach at Ben Lippen HS in Columbia, S.C. where he led the Falcons to two state championship series and one state title in his three years in charge. In the summer and fall, he has served four years as a head coach for the prestigious five-time national champion South Carolina Diamond Devils program. He and his wife Jennifer and had their first child, Gideon, in May 2012.

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“The team and I are quite excited having Coach Walsh as a part of our program,” stated Smith. “His energy and knowledge of the game have made practices and scrimmages much more challenging. He’s doing a great job working with our infielders and hitters and I can already see a big difference in our execution and production.

Charleston and received at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament in 2010 and 2012.

JORDAN LURIE VOLUNTEER COACH - FIRST SEASON Former Bulldog second baseman Jordie Lurie is helping the UNC Asheville program this year as a student assistant.

doubles and helped lead the Bulldogs to a fourth-place finish in the Big South Conference.

Lurie was a valuable player for the Bulldogs during his career. His best season was his junior year as Jordan led Asheville in total bases (91), at bats (229), runs scored (34) and hits (75). He was second in hitting with a .339 average. The Ohio native was the only Asheville player to play in all 52 games, earning 51 starts. He started and played in 49 games last year and hit .294 with 10

“We’re delighted Jordan is with us this year,” said Bulldog head coach Tom Smith.“He was a hard-worker who played hard every day he wore an Asheville uniform.”

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2012 UNC ASHEVILLE STATISTICS Record: 25-30

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Player

34 WRIGHT, Aaron 4 BUCH, Cody 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 7 BRYANT, Hunter 6 BESS, Thomas 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 14 LURIE, Jordan 8 GRAHAM, Ian 3 ADKINS, Cody 32 JOYNER, Todd 13 WESTON, Kyle 2 MILLER, Eli 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 36 KIRKLAND, Andrew -------------------25 EBERSOLE, Casey 15 TURNER, Sam 1 SHAW, Trent 18 BYRD, Kyle 47 JOURA, Evan 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

Home: 13-12

Away: 12-16

Neutral: 0-2

avg gp-gs 31-10 54-49 49-41 47-44 50-40 51-45 49-49 47-44 36-23 47-39 28-16 49-42 37-23 43-12

ab

r

h

2b 3b hr

rbi

bb hp

so gdp

ob% sf sh sb-att

53 176 160 165 154 161 194 154 86 166 55 163 87 54

6 25 22 8 20 28 29 19 14 21 12 24 11 9

18 54 49 50 46 48 57 43 22 42 13 38 18 11

1 8 10 10 4 8 10 9 1 10 2 7 2 2

0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 4 6 0 0 8 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0

10 16 32 19 17 28 18 22 14 18 5 12 8 3

28 74 77 60 52 84 67 54 29 58 15 45 23 13

.5 2 8 . 420 .4 8 1 . 364 .3 3 8 . 522 .3 4 5 . 351 .3 3 7 . 349 .2 7 3 . 276 .2 6 4 . 241

4 15 22 15 14 13 26 23 7 8 10 11 8 9

13 36 25 36 37 30 17 26 18 26 10 25 21 20

0 6 6 2 2 1 0 2 1 3 1 1 1 0

.397 . 358 .3 8 9 . 365 .3 7 2 . 369 .3 9 2 . 391 .343 . 284 .3 4 8 . 287 .278 . 328

0 0 0-0 0 0 2 0 0-3 29 93 2 0 0-0 2 3 0 1 1-1 394 19 0 11 10-13 119 2 0 3 5-6 82 3 1 7 13-17 85 144 1 1 0-0 273 35 1 1 2-3 56 0 2 1 2-2 162 8 1 1 0-0 7 34 2 4 5-7 75 114 1 1 1-1 25 0 0 0 1-2 38 3

.250 18-8 .105 21-10 .000 2-0 .000 1-0 .000 1-0 .000 1-0

28 38 2 1 0 0

3 5 0 0 0 1

7 4 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

2 2 0 0 0 0

9 4 0 0 0 0

. 321 .1 0 5 . 000 .000 . 000 .000

5 5 0 0 0 0

0 6 1 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 3 0 0 0 0

. 364 .227 . 000 .000 . 000 .000

0 0 0 0 0 0

4 26

226

692

.365

195 34

366

30

.350 13 32

101 14 29

297

764

.400

171 52

337

24

.358 22 41

.340 . 307 . 306 . 303 .299 . 298 .2 9 4 . 279 .2 5 6 . 253 .236 . 233 .2 0 7 . 204

Totals

.274

55

1897

257

520

Opponents

.287

55

1909

327

548

86

tb slg%

Conference: 12-12

1 0 1 1 4 5 6 6 5 0 0 2 1 1

1 0 0 0 0 0

0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

po

a

e 0 12 1 3 1 3 12 7 0 5 9 8 2 1

fld% .000 .910 .833 .993 .992 .966 .950 .978 1.000

.971 .820 .959 .926 .976

17 59 0 0 0 1

21 6 0 0 3 9

3 0 0 0 1 1

.927

40-56

1450

563

80

.962

66-86

1464

586

69

.967

1.000

.000 .000 .750 .909

LOB - Team (451), Opp (418). DPs turned - Team (38), Opp (46). CI - Team (0), Opp (1). IBB - Team (7), CREIGHTON, B 4, BRYANT, H. 1, ADKINS, C. 1, BUCH, C. 1. Picked off - LURIE, J. 3, GRAHAM, I. 2, KOONTZ, P. 2, BRYANT, H. 2, BUCH, C. 1, BESS, T. 1, WRIGHT, A. 1.

(All games Sorted by Earned run avg) Player

50 TABAR, Dillon 47 JOURA, Evan 11 DULL, Ryan 19 ROLAND, Dean 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 44 HUNT, Justin 31 SPEAR, Drew 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam 23 CRISS, Elliot 27 KRUGH, Taylor 40 DAVIS, Klint -------------------2 MILLER, Eli 22 SCHAVONE, Nick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 53 MARTINEZ, Rene

era

w-l

app gs

cg

sho

sv

ip

h

r

er

bb

so

2b

3b

1. 7 2 2. 77 3. 5 5 3. 92 4. 62 5. 01 5. 0 6 5. 96 6. 12 6. 43 9. 0 0 9. 69

1-1 0-0 5-5 5-6 5-5 1-1 1-0 2-4 2-4 2-3 0-0 1-1

22 0 14 0 14 14 16 15 18 8 21 0 8 0 13 10 20 3 20 3 15 0 15 1

0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0/0 0/0 1/1 0/1 0/1 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/1 0/1

1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 2 0 0

36.2 13.0 83.2 96.1 60.1 23.1 10.2 45.1 32.1 35.0 15.0 13.0

34 15 93 93 66 27 13 63 39 40 17 19

10 9 39 50 34 15 6 39 30 34 15 20

7 4 33 42 31 13 6 30 22 25 15 14

10 4 13 29 7 8 4 24 20 13 10 12

19 6 84 61 28 23 3 31 20 25 11 11

3 2 14 15 13 7 5 12 4 7 4 6

0 1 4 1 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

hr b/avg wp hp bk sfa sha

1 0 5 2 4 2 1 2 5 4 0 0

.250 3 1 . 306 1 3 .280 3 9 .257 10 16 .281 0 3 . 287 2 3 .3 0 2 0 1 . 325 3 4 .310 2 3 . 288 7 4 .274 0 1 . 333 5 1

0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

2 2 1 3 5 1 0 3 3 0 0 1

1 1 6 7 4 1 0 7 7 5 0 1

0. 00 11.81 11.88 13.50

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

2 12 9 7

0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0

0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0

0 0 0 0

1.2 5.1 8.1 3.1

1 7 13 8

0 9 11 6

0 7 11 5

1 5 6 5

0 3 9 3

0 2 6 1

0 0 0 0

0 0 2 1

. 200 .3 1 8 . 361 .471

0 0 2 0

1 0 0 0

0 1 0 0

0 0 1 1

0 1 1 1

Totals

4. 90

25-30

55 55

2

3/2

10

483.1

548

327

263

171

337

101

14

29

.287

38 52

8 22

41

Opponents

3. 78

30-25

55 55

0

2/2

9

488.0

520

257

205

195

366

86

4

26

.274

59 34

1 13

32

PB - Team (6), TURNER, S. 5, GRAHAM, I. 1, Opp (14). Pickoffs - Team (15), ROLAND, D. 7, DULL, R. 3, GRAHAM, I. 2, TURNER, S. 1, CRISS, E. 1, SPRACKLIN, A 1, Opp (11). SBA/ATT - GRAHAM, I. (44-60), TURNER, S. (21-23), SPEAR, D. (15-19), CRISS, E. (10-12), TABAR, D. (7-9), CONNOLLY, B. (4-7), DULL, R. (4-6), ROLAND, D. (3-6), SPRACKLIN, A (4-5), KRUGH, T. (5-5), MARTINEZ, R. (3-4), CREIGHTON, B (3-4), DAVIS, K. (3-3), JOURA, E. (3-3), SCHAVONE, N. (1-2), HUNT, J. (1-1), MILLER, E. (1-1).

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2012 UNC ASHEVILLE STATISTICS y

Date

Opponent

at NC Central at NC Central at NC Central at UNCG SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S at Wake Forest vs NC State at UNCW at UNCW FURMAN at South Carolina MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE VMI VMI VMI at ETSU WESTERN CAROLINA at Radford at Radford at Radford at Wofford at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Furman CHARLESTON SOUTH CHARLESTON SOUTH CHARLESTON SOUTH ETSU at North Carolina at Campbell at Campbell at Campbell LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY WOFFORD at High Point at High Point at High Point GEORGIA STATE at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston NORTH CAROLINA GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB vs Liberty at High Point

ab

r

h

rbi

39 13 12 11 31 9 11 9 41 10 12 9 36 5 10 5 23 3 6 3 26 1 8 1 25 7 7 5 24 4 7 4 34 8 8 8 33 1 7 1 28 1 4 1 37 7 10 7 30 1 4 1 31 1 4 1 38 3 11 2 34 5 12 5 38 13 15 10 42 5 18 4 33 6 9 5 38 9 14 7 29 1 5 0 45 3 11 3 29 1 3 1 33 0 8 0 47 1 8 0 37 3 11 3 33 0 9 0 36 5 11 5 29 2 6 2 34 5 9 5 34 1 8 0 35 2 6 2 39 11 15 11 32 7 11 5 35 5 7 5 33 3 6 3 31 3 5 3 38 6 12 5 47 7 14 5 25 2 7 2 35 6 10 6 39 4 10 4 30 5 6 3 40 7 14 7 37 11 16 11 39 8 15 8 35 4 7 3 35 8 10 6 41 6 13 5 35 4 10 3 32 1 7 1 36 7 14 5 34 3 11 3 33 2 7 2 34 1 9 0 1897 257 520 226

2b

0 3 5 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 3 2 0 5 0 3 2 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 3 2 2 0 2 4 1 1 2 2 2 86

3b

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

hr

bb

1 14 1 5 3 3 0 5 0 2 0 3 0 4 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 7 1 5 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 4 0 7 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 6 0 0 0 3 2 7 1 4 0 5 0 2 0 5 1 2 0 7 1 4 2 4 1 3 1 4 1 2 1 4 3 2 1 2 1 8 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 7 0 3 0 2 0 5 26 195

ibb

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7

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sb

2 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 40

)

cs

0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 16

hbp

2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 34

sac

0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32

sf

0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13

gdp

k

po

a

0 6 27 8 0 1 21 9 0 4 27 15 1 10 24 8 0 7 21 5 2 3 21 12 0 7 21 11 0 2 21 12 0 11 24 12 1 7 27 11 1 12 24 5 0 5 27 8 2 6 27 11 0 8 24 15 0 8 27 10 2 2 27 11 1 2 27 11 0 12 30 12 0 4 27 7 0 4 27 7 2 3 24 12 0 9 36 11 0 9 24 1 2 3 24 7 1 17 40 19 0 9 24 14 0 7 24 9 0 6 27 8 0 3 24 8 0 5 27 11 1 6 27 17 1 5 30 11 0 5 27 6 0 6 27 11 0 13 24 8 0 6 24 6 0 4 27 13 1 9 24 12 1 10 39 19 4 5 27 7 1 2 27 10 0 5 27 10 0 6 27 13 0 4 27 8 0 8 27 11 2 5 27 14 0 10 27 7 0 9 27 4 0 10 24 8 0 10 27 6 2 8 27 14 1 8 27 17 1 5 27 10 0 6 24 8 0 9 27 13 30 366 1450 563

e

0 1 1 5 1 4 2 3 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 6 0 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 4 0 2 1 1 80

avg

.308 .329 .315 .306 .300 .301 .299 .298 .290 .282 .271 .271 .260 .251 .254 .261 .270 .281 .281 .286 .281 .279 .272 .271 .265 .267 .267 .268 .267 .267 .266 .262 .267 .269 .267 .265 .262 .264 .265 .265 .266 .265 .264 .266 .270 .273 .271 .272 .273 .273 .272 .274 .275 .274 .274 .274

/// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 18 Feb 21 Feb 25 Feb 25 Feb 26 Feb 26 Feb 28 Mar 02 Mar 02 Mar 04 Mar 06 Mar 07 Mar 09 Mar 10 Mar 11 *Mar 16 *Mar 17 *Mar 18 Mar 20 Mar 21 *3-23-12 *3-24-12 *3-25-12 Mar 28 *Mar 30 *Mar 31 *Apr 01 Apr 03 *Apr 06 *Apr 07 *Apr 07 Apr 10 Apr 11 *Apr 13 *Apr 14 *Apr 14 *04-20-12 *04-21-12 *04-22-12 Apr 24 *05-04-12 *May 05 *05-06-12 May 08 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 15 *May 17 *May 18 *May 19 05-22-12 05-23-12 Totals

( Batting (All games)

51


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/// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Date

52

Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 18 Feb 21 Feb 25 Feb 25 Feb 26 Feb 26 Feb 28 Mar 02 Mar 02 Mar 04 Mar 06 Mar 07 Mar 09 Mar 10 Mar 11 *Mar 16 *Mar 17 *Mar 18 Mar 20 Mar 21 *3-23-12 *3-24-12 *3-25-12 Mar 28 *Mar 30 *Mar 31 *Apr 01 Apr 03 *Apr 06 *Apr 07 *Apr 07 Apr 10 Apr 11 *Apr 13 *Apr 14 *Apr 14 *04-20-12 *04-21-12 *04-22-12 Apr 24 *05-04-12 *May 05 *05-06-12 May 08 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 15 *May 17 *May 18 *May 19 05-22-12 05-23-12 Totals

Opponent

at NC Central at NC Central at NC Central at UNCG SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S SAINT PETER'S at Wake Forest vs NC State at UNCW at UNCW FURMAN at South Carolina MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE VMI VMI VMI at ETSU WESTERN CAROLINA at Radford at Radford at Radford at Wofford at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Furman CHARLESTON SOUTH CHARLESTON SOUTH CHARLESTON SOUTH ETSU at North Carolina at Campbell at Campbell at Campbell LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY WOFFORD at High Point at High Point at High Point GEORGIA STATE at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston NORTH CAROLINA GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB vs Liberty at High Point

ip

h

r

er

( Pitching (All games) bb

so

2b

9.0 7 3 3 5 8 0 7.0 5 3 3 1 4 3 9.0 7 2 2 1 6 2 8.0 13 13 11 5 6 3 7.0 3 0 0 1 10 1 7.0 5 3 0 2 6 0 7.0 4 3 2 4 4 0 7.0 6 3 2 0 4 0 8.0 8 9 9 6 5 3 9.0 15 10 10 4 4 3 8.0 10 8 2 1 4 3 9.0 5 2 1 4 9 3 9.0 12 6 6 3 5 1 8.0 11 8 8 6 3 2 9.0 8 4 4 3 10 0 9.0 10 7 4 0 5 0 9.0 4 0 0 1 9 0 10.0 13 4 2 1 7 2 9.0 10 4 3 2 8 1 9.0 9 5 3 2 9 4 8.0 8 3 2 3 1 0 12.0 12 1 1 0 6 1 8.0 13 16 13 5 11 5 8.0 11 9 7 2 6 3 13.1 10 2 2 3 10 0 8.0 3 4 3 5 5 0 8.0 10 5 5 2 6 1 9.0 11 3 3 3 6 5 8.0 10 6 4 3 4 4 9.0 7 4 4 7 8 1 9.0 8 6 3 1 2 2 10.0 19 10 8 2 11 3 9.0 13 6 5 3 4 4 9.0 8 3 3 4 6 1 8.0 8 10 7 4 1 1 8.0 4 4 4 1 3 0 9.0 11 2 2 0 9 1 8.0 19 13 10 4 3 4 13.0 12 6 5 8 10 2 9.0 7 0 0 1 11 3 9.0 13 16 .10 11 3 0 9.0 12 9 8 5 7 2 9.0 11 4 3 5 7 2 9.0 4 1 1 0 6 0 9.0 15 8 7 3 1 5 9.0 17 13 8 4 4 3 9.0 4 2 1 2 11 1 9.0 6 4 3 4 11 1 8.0 12 11 11 7 8 3 9.0 17 10 9 5 5 5 9.0 13 7 6 2 6 1 9.0 12 6 6 2 4 1 9.0 14 10 10 3 3 2 8.0 15 9 8 2 5 2 9.0 14 7 6 3 7 1 483.1 548 327 263 171 337 101

3b

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 14

) hr

0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 29

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wp

0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 38

bk

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8

hbp

2 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 52

dp

0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 38

ibb

score

0 13-3 0 9-3 0 10-2 0 5-13 0 3-0 0 1-3 0 7-3 0 4-3 0 8-9 0 1-10 0 1-8 0 7-2 0 1-6 0 1-8 0 3-4 0 5-7 0 13-0 0 5-4 0 6-4 0 9-5 0 1-3 0 3-1 0 1-16 0 0-9 0 1-2 0 3-4 0 0-5 0 5-3 0 2-6 0 5-4 0 1-6 0 2-10 0 11-6 0 7-3 0 5-10 0 3-4 0 3-2 0 6-13 0 7-6 0 2-0 0 6-16 0 4-9 0 5-4 0 7-1 0 11-8 0 8-13 0 4-2 0 8-4 0 6-11 0 4-10 0 1-7 0 7-6 0 3-10 0 2-9 0 1-7 0 257-327

w-l

1-0 2-0 3-0 3-1 4-1 4-2 5-2 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-5 7-5 7-6 7-7 7-8 7-9 8-9 9-9 10-9 11-9 11-10 12-10 12-11 12-12 12-13 12-14 12-15 13-15 13-16 14-16 14-17 14-18 15-18 16-18 16-19 16-20 17-20 17-21 18-21 19-21 19-22 19-23 20-23 21-23 22-23 22-24 23-24 24-24 24-25 24-26 24-27 25-27 25-28 25-29 25-30 25-30

sv

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10

era

3.00 3.38 2.88 5.18 4.28 3.64 3.50 3.39 4.17 4.85 4.60 4.26 4.41 4.74 4.69 4.64 4.34 4.17 4.10 4.04 3.96 3.75 4.20 4.34 4.16 4.13 4.18 4.14 4.15 4.15 4.11 4.22 4.24 4.21 4.30 4.31 4.24 4.41 4.38 4.26 4.41 4.50 4.46 4.38 4.44 4.52 4.44 4.41 4.56 4.65 4.68 4.70 4.81 4.88 4.90 4.90


2012 UNC ASHEVILLE RESULTS Date

Opponent

at NC Central at NC Central-1 at NC Central-2 at UNCG SAINT PETER'S-1 SAINT PETER'S-2 SAINT PETER'S-1 SAINT PETER'S-2 at Wake Forest vs NC State at UNCW at UNCW FURMAN at #2 South Carolina MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE MOREHEAD STATE VMI VMI VMI at ETSU WESTERN CAROLINA at Radford at Radford-1 at Radford at Wofford at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Presbyterian College at Furman CHARLESTON SOUTHERN CHARLESTON SOUTHERN-1 CHARLESTON SOUTHERN-2 ETSU at #8 North Carolina at Campbell at Campbell-1 at Campbell-2 LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY WOFFORD at High Point at High Point at High Point GEORGIA STATE at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston at Coll. of Charleston #6 NORTH CAROLINA GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB GARDER-WEBB vs Liberty at High Point

W W W L W L W W L L L W L L L L W W W W L W L L L L L W L W L L W W L L W L W W L L W W W L W W L L L W L L L

Score

Inns

Overall

13-3 9-3 10-2 5-13 3-0 1-3 7-3 4-3 8-9 1-10 1-8 7-2 1-6 1-8 3-4 5-7 13-0 5-4 6-4 9-5 1-3 3-1 1-16 0-9 1-2 3-4 0-5 5-3 2-6 5-4 1-6 2-10 11-6 7-3 5-10 3-4 3-2 6-13 7-6 2-0 6-16 4-9 5-4 7-1 11-8 8-13 4-2 8-4 6-11 4-10 1-7 7-6 3-10 2-9 1-7

9 7 9 9 7 7 7 7 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 (10) 9 9 9 (12) 9 9 (14) 9 9 9 9 9 9 (10) 9 9 9 9 9 9 (13) 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 4-2-0 5-2-0 6-2-0 6-3-0 6-4-0 6-5-0 7-5-0 7-6-0 7-7-0 7-8-0 7-9-0 8-9-0 9-9-0 10-9-0 11-9-0 11-10-0 12-10-0 12-11-0 12-12-0 12-13-0 12-14-0 12-15-0 13-15-0 13-16-0 14-16-0 14-17-0 14-18-0 15-18-0 16-18-0 16-19-0 16-20-0 17-20-0 17-21-0 18-21-0 19-21-0 19-22-0 19-23-0 20-23-0 21-23-0 22-23-0 22-24-0 23-24-0 24-24-0 24-25-0 24-26-0 24-27-0 25-27-0 25-28-0 25-29-0 25-30-0

Conference Pitcher of record

0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 3-0-0 3-0-0 3-1-0 3-2-0 3-3-0 3-3-0 3-4-0 4-4-0 4-5-0 4-5-0 4-6-0 4-7-0 5-7-0 5-7-0 5-7-0 5-8-0 6-8-0 6-9-0 7-9-0 8-9-0 8-10-0 8-10-0 9-10-0 10-10-0 11-10-0 11-10-0 11-10-0 11-10-0 11-10-0 11-10-0 11-11-0 12-11-0 12-12-0 12-12-0 12-12-0

CONNOLLY, B. (W 1-0) ROLAND, D. (W 1-0) SPEAR, D. (W 1-0) CRISS, E. (L 0-1) DULL, R. (W 2-0) SPEAR, D. (L 1-1) ROLAND, D. (W 2-0) CONNOLLY, B. (W 1-0) TABAR, D. (L 0-1) ROLAND, D. (L 2-1) DULL, R. (L 2-1) SPEAR, D. (W 2-1) CONNOLLY, B. (L 1-1) ROLAND, D. (L 2-2) DULL, R. (L 2-2) SPEAR, D. (L 2-2) ROLAND, D. (W 3-2) CRISS, E. (W 1-1) CONNOLLY, B. (W 2-1) ROLAND, D. (W 4-2) SPRACKLIN, A (L 0-1) HUNT, J. (W 1-0) DULL, R. (L 2-3) CONNOLLY, B. (L 2-2) STEIBLE, E. (L 0-1) CRISS, E. (L 1-2) DULL, R. (L 3-3) STEIBLE, E. (W 1-1) CONNOLLY, B. (L 2-3) SPRACKLIN, A (W 1-1) ROLAND, D. (L 4-3) SPRACKLIN, A (L 1-2) CONNOLLY, B. (W 3-3) DAVIS, K. (W 1-0) SPRACKLIN, A (L 1-3) ROLAND, D. (L 4-4) DULL, R. (W 2-4) SPEAR, D. (L 2-3) CRISS, E. (W 2-2) DULL, R. (W 3-4) SPRACKLIN, A (L 1-4) CRISS, E. (L 2-3) TABAR, D. (W 1-1) DULL, R. (W 4-4) CONNOLLY, B. (W 5-3) SPEAR, D. (L 2-4) ROLAND, D. (W 5-4) DULL, R. (W 5-4) CONNOLLY, B. (L 5-4) DAVIS, K. (L 1-1) ROLAND, D. (L 5-5) SPRACKLIN, A (W 2-4) CONNOLLY, B. (L 5-5) ROLAND, D. (L 5-6) DULL, R. (L 5-5)

Attend

Time

275 12 9 203 24 3 226 22 6 213 18 7 205 0 812 0 116 6403 0 22 1 206 18 7 191 21 5 212 65 9 314 34 5 100 17 6 156 18 8 224 27 1 248 31 4 314 12 5 1082 31 9 27 8 171 19 2 178 14 6 481 44 2 422 12 5 503 43 7 249 2847 149 24 5 327 41 5 487

3:47 2:08 2:36 3:14 1:44 2:00 1:53 1:40 2:47 2:26 2:22 2:44 2:20 2:32 2:35 2:48 2:30 3:02 2:17 2:46 2:49 3:49 2:32 2:52 3:21 2:56 2:16 2:46 2:30 3:21 2:02 3:01 2:40 2:39 2:56 1:58 2:29 3:01 4:03 2:10 2:57 3:12 2:46 2:26 3:07 2:53 2:40 3:00 2:00 3:20 2:48 3:10 2:34 2:37 2:50

/// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Feb 17, 2012 Feb 18, 2012 Feb 18, 2012 Feb 21, 2012 Feb 25, 2012 Feb 25, 2012 Feb 26, 2012 Feb 26, 2012 Feb 28, 2012 Mar 02, 2012 Mar 02, 2012 Mar 04, 2012 Mar 06, 2012 Mar 07, 2012 Mar 09, 2012 Mar 10, 2012 Mar 11, 2012 * Mar 16, 2012 * Mar 17, 2012 * Mar 18, 2012 Mar 20, 2012 Mar 21, 2012 * 3-23-12 * 3-24-12 * 3-25-12 Mar 28, 2012 * Mar 30, 2012 * Mar 31, 2012 * Apr 01, 2012 Apr 03, 2012 * Apr 06, 2012 * Apr 07, 2012 * Apr 07, 2012 Apr 10, 2012 Apr 11, 2012 * Apr 13, 2012 * Apr 14, 2012 * Apr 14, 2012 * 04-20-12 * 04-21-12 * 04-22-12 Apr 24, 2012 * 05-04-12 * May 05, 2012 * 05-06-12 May 08, 2012 May 11, 2012 May 12, 2012 May 13, 2012 May 15, 2012 * May 17, 2012 * May 18, 2012 * May 19, 2012 05-22-12 05-23-12

* = Conference game () extra inning game

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2012 UNC ASHEVILLE STATISTICS Score by innings UNC Asheville Opponents

1 15 50

2 33 19

/// UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS ///

Record when ... Overall Conference Non-Conference Home games Away games Neutral site Day games Night games vs Left starter vs Right starter 1-Run games 2-Run games 5+Run games Extra innings Shutouts

3 28 47

4 43 32

5 30 49

25-30 12-12 13-18 13-12 12-16 0-2 21-26 4-4 3-7 22-23 7-5 5-3 7-21 3-2 3-2

Scoring 0-2 ....... 3-5 ....... 6-9 ....... 10+

runs runs runs runs

1-16 9-9 10-5 5-0

Opponent 0-2 ........ 3-5 ........ 6-9 ........ 10+

runs runs runs runs

9-1 12-6 4-12 0-11

Scored in 1st inning Opp. scored in 1st Scores first Opp. scores first

6-3 7-14 12-6 13-24

6 39 24

7 17 30

9 EX 21 8 20 13

Total 257 327

After 6 leading ....... trailing ....... tied After 7 leading ....... trailing ....... tied After 8 leading ....... trailing ....... tied

20-0 3-26 2-4 17-0 2-26 2-3 18-0 1-26 2-3

Hit 0 home runs ... 1 home run ... 2+ home runs

9-26 14-2 2-2

Opponent 0 home runs ........ 1 home run ........ 2+ HRs

16-15 9-11 0-4

Made 0 errors .... 1 error .... 2+ errors

7-7 9-11 9-12

Opp. made 0 errors ......... 1 error ......... 2+ errors

3-15 10-8 12-7

Out-hit opponent Out-hit by opponent Hits are tied

19-6 4-22 2-2

Record when team scores: Runs 0 1 2 3 W-L 0-2 0-11 1-3 3-4

4 2-2

5 4-3

6 1-3

7 6-0

8 1-2

9 2-0

10+ 5-0

Record when opponent scores: Runs 0 1 2 3 W-L 3-0 2-0 4-1 6-2

4 5-3

5 1-1

6 3-3

7 0-3

8 1-2

9 0-4

10+ 0-11

Record when leading after: Inn. 1 2 3 4 W-L 5-1 9-3 13-2 14-4

5 18-2

6 20-0

7 17-0

8 18-0

Record when trailing after: Inn. 1 2 3 4 W-L 6-14 5-18 5-23 4-21

5 4-24

6 3-26

7 2-26

8 1-26

5 3-4

6 2-4

7 2-3

8 2-3

Record when tied after: Inn. 1 2 3 W-L 14-15 11-9 7-5

4 7-5

Current losing streak: 3 Longest winning streak: 4 Longest losing streak: 5 Home attendance : 8028 ( 25 dates avg = 321 ) Away attendance : 15371 ( 29 dates avg = 530 ) Total attendance: 23399 ( 54 dates avg = 433 ) 54

8 23 43

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2012 UNC ASHEVILLE STATISTICS Multiple Hit Games 14 LURIE, Jordan 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 7 BRYANT, Hunter 4 BUCH, Cody 6 BESS, Thomas 32 JOYNER, Todd 8 GRAHAM, Ian 2 MILLER, Eli 13 WESTON, Kyle 3 ADKINS, Cody 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 25 EBERSOLE, Casey TEAM

2 14 14 14 11 12 10 9 8 8 4 3 3 2 1 113

3 4 2 2 4 2 2 2 3 1 1 23

4 5+ Total 18 16 16 15 14 1 13 1 12 11 2 10 4 4 4 1 3 1 5 0 141

Reached Base Streaks

6 BESS, Thomas 14 LURIE, Jordan 4 BUCH, Cody 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 8 GRAHAM, Ian 7 BRYANT, Hunter 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 3 ADKINS, Cody 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 36 KIRKLAND, Andrew 2 MILLER, Eli 25 EBERSOLE, Casey 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 32 JOYNER, Todd 13 WESTON, Kyle 15 TURNER, Sam

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2 4 3 5 4 4 4 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 36

3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10

4 5+ Total 6 1 1 6 6 5 5 4 4 1 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 49

Longest Current

19 18 14 14 13 11 10 9 8 8 7 5 4 4 3 2

1 1 3 4 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 -

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Longest Current Hitting Streaks 6 BESS, Thomas 9 1 4 BUCH, Cody 9 3 14 LURIE, Jordan 9 1 2 MILLER, Eli 7 8 GRAHAM, Ian 7 2 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 6 7 BRYANT, Hunter 6 2 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 5 1 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 5 32 JOYNER, Todd 4 36 KIRKLAND, Andrew 4 2 3 ADKINS, Cody 4 1 25 EBERSOLE, Casey 3 1 13 WESTON, Kyle 2 1 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 2 15 TURNER, Sam 1 -

Multiple RBI Games 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 32 JOYNER, Todd 6 BESS, Thomas 7 BRYANT, Hunter 3 ADKINS, Cody 4 BUCH, Cody 8 GRAHAM, Ian 14 LURIE, Jordan 2 MILLER, Eli 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 25 EBERSOLE, Casey 15 TURNER, Sam TEAM

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2012 UNC ASHEVILLE BATTING STATISTICS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Batting avg 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 4 BUCH, Cody 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 7 BRYANT, Hunter 6 BESS, Thomas

.340 .307 . 306 .3 0 3 .299

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Slugging pct 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 4 BUCH, Cody 7 BRYANT, Hunter

.528 . 522 . 481 .420 .3 6 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

On base pct 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 14 LURIE, Jordan 8 GRAHAM, Ian 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 6 BESS, Thomas

.397 .3 9 2 .3 9 1 . 389 .372

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Runs scored 14 LURIE, Jordan 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 4 BUCH, Cody 2 MILLER, Eli 30 CREIGHTON, Billy

29 28 25 24 22

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Hits 14 LURIE, Jordan 4 BUCH, Cody 7 BRYANT, Hunter 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 16 KOONTZ, Patrick

57 54 50 49 48

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Runs batted in 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 8 GRAHAM, Ian 7 BRYANT, Hunter 2 tied at......

32 28 22 19 18

10 10 10 10 9

1. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 2. 8 GRAHAM, Ian

2 1 1

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Home runs 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 4 BUCH, Cody 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 2 tied at......

8 6 4 3 2

Doubles

1. 30 CREIGHTON, Billy

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7 BRYANT, Hunter 32 JOYNER, Todd 14 LURIE, Jordan 5. 8 GRAHAM, Ian

6 BESS, Thomas

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Total bases 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 4 BUCH, Cody 14 LURIE, Jordan 7 BRYANT, Hunter

84 77 74 67 60

1. 2. 3. 4.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Sac bunts 6 BESS, Thomas 14 LURIE, Jordan 2 MILLER, Eli 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 7 tied at........

11 7 4 3 1

1. 32 JOYNER, Todd

Caught stealing

1. 14 LURIE, Jordan 2. 6 BESS, Thomas

4 BUCH, Cody

4. 2 MILLER, Eli 5. 4 tied at.........

Strikeouts

1. 6 BESS, Thomas 2. 7 BRYANT, Hunter

4 BUCH, Cody

4. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 5. 2 tied at.....

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Triples

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

At bats 14 LURIE, Jordan 4 BUCH, Cody 32 JOYNER, Todd 7 BRYANT, Hunter 2 MILLER, Eli

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Games as sub 36 KIRKLAND, Andrew 34 WRIGHT, Aaron 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 3 ADKINS, Cody 13 WESTON, Kyle

4 3 3 2 1 37 36 36 30 26 19 4 17 6 166 16 5 163

Walks 14 LURIE, Jordan 8 GRAHAM, Ian 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 7 BRYANT, Hunter 4 BUCH, Cody Sac flies

2 MILLER, Eli 30 CREIGHTON, Billy 4 BUCH, Cody 5. 5 tied at........ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Steal attempts 14 LURIE, Jordan 6 BESS, Thomas 2 MILLER, Eli 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 2 tied at.... Grounded into DP

1. 30 CREIGHTON, Billy

4 BUCH, Cody 3. 32 JOYNER, Todd 15 TURNER, Sam 5. 3 tied at..... 1. 2. 3. 4.

Games played 4 BUCH, Cody 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 6 BESS, Thomas 3 tied at.....

31 21 14 13 12

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26 23 22 15 15 2 2 2 2 1

Hit by pitch

1. 14 LURIE, Jordan

8 GRAHAM, Ian 3. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 3 ADKINS, Cody 5. 6 BESS, Thomas Stolen bases

1. 14 LURIE, Jordan 2. 6 BESS, Thomas 3. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick

2 MILLER, Eli

5. 2 tied at......

Stolen base pct

17 13 7 6 3

1. 32 JOYNER, Todd

6 6 3 3 2

1. 14 LURIE, Jordan 2. 4 BUCH, Cody 3. 8 GRAHAM, Ian

54 51 50 49

1. 14 LURIE, Jordan

7 BRYANT, Hunter 33 GAJDOSZ, Grant 4. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 5. 6 BESS, Thomas Total plate appearances

30 CREIGHTON, Billy

5. 6 BESS, Thomas

Game starts

4 BUCH, Cody 3. 16 KOONTZ, Patrick 4. 7 BRYANT, Hunter 8 GRAHAM, Ian

6 6 5 5 4 13 10 5 5 2 1.000 1.000 1.000 .833 .769 23 4 19 3 18 5 185 18 3 49 49 45 44 44


2012 UNC ASHEVILLE PITCHING STATISTICS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Earned run avg 50 TABAR, Dillon 47 JOURA, Evan 11 DULL, Ryan 19 ROLAND, Dean 29 CONNOLLY, Brian Wins

1. 11 DULL, Ryan

1. 7 2 2.77 3.55 3.92 4.62

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Opposing bat avg 50 TABAR, Dillon 19 ROLAND, Dean 27 KRUGH, Taylor 11 DULL, Ryan 29 CONNOLLY, Brian Losses

1. 19 ROLAND, Dean 2. 29 CONNOLLY, Brian

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Innings pitched 19 ROLAND, Dean 11 DULL, Ryan 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 31 SPEAR, Drew 50 TABAR, Dillon

96.1 83.2 60 . 1 45 . 1 36 . 2

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Games started 19 ROLAND, Dean 11 DULL, Ryan 31 SPEAR, Drew 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 2 tied at.......

15 14 10 8 3

1. 23 CRISS, Elliot 2. 26 STEIBLE, Ethan

1. 2. 3. 4.

Wild pitches 19 ROLAND, Dean 23 CRISS, Elliot 40 DAVIS, Klint 3 tied at....

10 7 5 3

1. 29 CONNOLLY, Brian

11 DULL, Ryan

4. 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

31 SPEAR, Drew

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Games finished 50 TABAR, Dillon

4. 44 HUNT, Justin 5. 4 tied at.......

Balks

26 30 4. 28 19

Intentional BB allowed 1. 2. 3. 4.

Sac bunts allowed

1. 19 ROLAND, Dean

31 28 4. 11 5. 23 1. 2. 3. 4.

SPEAR, Drew SPRACKLIN, Adam DULL, Ryan CRISS, Elliot

Runs allowed 44 HUNT, Justin 47 JOURA, Evan 50 TABAR, Dillon 27 KRUGH, Taylor 26 STEIBLE, Ethan Doubles allowed

1. 47 JOURA, Evan 2. 50 TABAR, Dillon 3. 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

27 KRUGH, Taylor

5. 44 HUNT, Justin

7 7 7 6 5 6 9 10 15 15 2 3 4 4 5

Batters struck out 11 DULL, Ryan 19 ROLAND, Dean 31 SPEAR, Drew 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 23 CRISS, Elliot

STEIBLE, Ethan CREIGHTON, Billy SPRACKLIN, Adam ROLAND, Dean

Runners picked off 19 ROLAND, Dean 11 DULL, Ryan 8 GRAHAM, Ian 3 tied at....... Sac flies allowed

1. 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 2. 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

19 ROLAND, Dean 31 SPEAR, Drew 5. 2 tied at..... 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Earned runs allowed 47 JOURA, Evan 44 HUNT, Justin 50 TABAR, Dillon 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 40 DAVIS, Klint Triples allowed

1. 23 CRISS, Elliot

50 28 27 40

TABAR, Dillon SPRACKLIN, Adam KRUGH, Taylor DAVIS, Klint

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6 5 5 4 4

Won-loss pct

1. 44 HUNT, Justin 2. 29 CONNOLLY, Brian

11 DULL, Ryan 50 TABAR, Dillon 40 DAVIS, Klint

Saves

1. 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 2. 23 CRISS, Elliot

29 CONNOLLY, Brian

4. 50 TABAR, Dillon

31 SPEAR, Drew Appearances

84 61 31 28 25

1. 50 TABAR, Dillon 2. 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 3. 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

9 8 8 5 3

1. 50 TABAR, Dillon 2. 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 3. 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

2 2 2 1 1

1. 19 ROLAND, Dean 2. 11 DULL, Ryan 3. 23 CRISS, Elliot

7 3 2 1

1. 2. 3. 4.

5 3 3 3 2

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

23 CRISS, Elliot

5. 29 CONNOLLY, Brian

Games in relief

23 CRISS, Elliot

5. 27 KRUGH, Taylor

Hit batters

31 SPEAR, Drew

5. 4 tied at.........

1.000 .500 .5 0 0 .500 .5 0 0 4 2 2 1 1 22 21 20 20 18 22 21 17 17 15 16 9 4 4 3

Batters SO out looking 11 DULL, Ryan 19 ROLAND, Dean 29 CONNOLLY, Brian 26 STEIBLE, Ethan 28 SPRACKLIN, Adam

26 14 9 8 8

Hits allowed 44 HUNT, Justin 47 JOURA, Evan 27 KRUGH, Taylor 40 DAVIS, Klint 26 STEIBLE, Ethan

13 15 17 19 27

Walks allowed

4 6 7 13 14

1. 47 JOURA, Evan

0 0 0 0 0

1. 47 JOURA, Evan

44 3. 29 4. 26 5. 50

HUNT, Justin CONNOLLY, Brian STEIBLE, Ethan TABAR, Dillon

Home runs allowed

40 27 4. 50 44

DAVIS, Klint KRUGH, Taylor TABAR, Dillon HUNT, Justin

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29 CONNOLLY, Brian 19 ROLAND, Dean 4. 3 tied at.......

5 5 5 2

.250 .257 .274 .2 8 0 .281

4 4 7 8 10 0 0 0 1 1

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THE BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE

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Since its founding in 1983, the Big South Conference has matured into a competitive leader in college athletics, actively pursuing excellence on the field of play and in the classroom. The League’s growing presence as an NCAA Division I athletic conference is evident by athletic accomplishments on the national stage, innovative marketing and media partnerships, increased television packages, and quality athletic competition while intentionally fostering the academic, personal, social, athletic and leadership development of each student-athlete. This has evolved into the Conference’s mission of “Developing Leaders Through Athletics.” The Big South Conference was formed on August 21, 1983, when Charleston Southern (then Baptist College) Athletic Director Howard Bagwell and Augusta President George Christenberry began recruiting members into the Big South, receiving initial commitments from Augusta, Charleston Southern, Campbell, Coastal Carolina and Winthrop. One month later, Dr. Edward M. Singleton was selected as the League’s first Commissioner and continued to solicit new members. His efforts led to the additions of Armstrong State, Radford and UNC Asheville, giving the Big South more than the required six members to constitute an official conference. The Big South’s first year of competition was in the Fall of 1984, and in September 1986, the Big South Conference was granted fullfledged NCAA Division I status. During its infancy and prior to securing automatic bids to NCAA Championships, the Big South made early strides in earning at-large berths in several national postseason events, including volleyball, women’s basketball and women’s golf. In 1989, George F.“Buddy” Sasser replaced the retiring Dr. Singleton as Commissioner, and in 1990, the League received its first automatic bid -- receiving an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Baseball Championship. Under Sasser’s seven years of leadership, the Conference implemented its public relations and compliance programs, and introduced its first-ever men’s basketball television package, featuring the Big South competing among some of the finest teams in the nation. In August 1996, Kyle B. Kallander replaced Sasser as the League’s third Commissioner, and in his 15 years at the helm of the Big South, Kallander has been instrumental in aggressively promoting the Conference to new heights. The Conference has enjoyed record levels in marketing revenue during the past several years, he has brought television coverage to Big South women’s basketball, baseball and softball for the first time in Conference history, as well as increased national television exposure to the League as a whole through aggressive and unique television packages. Under Kallander’s leadership, the Big South developed and initiated its first long-range strategic plan, re-affirming the League’s vision as a distinctive athletic Conference committed to the quality of institutional life through athletic competition. He also spearheaded the efforts to add football as a championship sport, which came to fruition in 2002, and oversaw the additions of men’s and women’s indoor track & field in 1997. The Conference’s 19th championship sport -- women’s lacrosse, will begin play in 2012-13 with seven members. At the same time, Kallander has solidified Conference membership, as an all-time high 11 member institutions comprise the 28-year League in 2011-12. Recent additions include High Point, Gardner-Webb and Presbyterian College, plus the return of charter member Campbell University this year. Kallander’s long range vision has also included technological advancements, as the Conference introduced its first live event video streaming in 2005 and has since expanded its video offerings to more than 700 events annually through a partnership with the member institutions, as well as the creation of several online and social media platforms.

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In the last 15 years alone, the Big South Conference has experienced monumental growth and success in nearly every sport. During this time, the Conference has had an individual National Champion six times, more than 240 All-Americans, has reached the “Sweet 16” in men’s soccer, women’s basketball and baseball, has received national Top 25 rankings in football, men’s soccer, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball, men’s outdoor track & field, and men’s golf, had an individual selected to play in the NCAA Singles Championship six times in addition to the first men’s tennis doubles at-large selection, had the first women’s golf program advance to the national finals, had the No. 1 ranked men’s golfer in the country, has had the nation’s top scoring men’s basketball team five consecutive years as well as the national men’s basketball scoring leader twice, received an at-large playoff berth in the Football Championship Subdivision in 2006, has had four NFL Draft picks, and had an institution finish fifth in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships - the Conference’s highest-ever team finish in an NCAA event. In 2006-07, the Big South was the only Conference nationwide to have an at-large participant in the football playoffs (Coastal Carolina), a team in the Second Round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (Winthrop) and a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Baseball Regionals (Coastal Carolina). In fact, Coastal Carolina’s baseball program has been a No. 1 seed four out of the last seven years - including a national seed for the first time in 2010, while the Chanticleers’ FCS playoff berth in 2006 came in just the fifth-year of the Big South’s football existence. The 2009-10 season saw Liberty’s Sam Chelanga win two NCAA National Championships (cross country, 10,000-meter run), Coastal Carolina’s baseball team reach the Super Regionals for the second time in three years as well as being ranked No. 1 in the national RPI and as high as No. 3 in the national polls; and three women’s basketball teams reach the postseason for the first time in Conference history. Last season, Chelanga won two more NCAA National Championships (cross country, outdoor 5,000-meter run), the Big South had its first automatic bid recipient in football (Coastal Carolina), UNC Asheville reached the Second Round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Coastal Carolina’s women’s golf team was the first in Conference history to advance to the NCAA Championship out of Regional play, and a League-record 18 baseball players were drafted in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Several former Big South student-athletes have also reached national prominence in recent years. Coastal Carolina’s Amber Campbell made the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team - one of five former Big South athletes to compete in the Games; VMI’s Reggie Williams reached the NBA with the Golden State Warriors in 2010, UNC Asheville’s Ty Wigginton was named an American League All-Star in 2010, and Coastal Carolina’s Dustin Johnson has won four PGA Tour events since departing the Big South Conference in 2007 and tied for runner-up at the 2011 Open Championship. The Conference’s tagline, “Developing Leaders Through Athletics” was unveiled in 2008-09 in conjunction with the Conference’s 25th Anniversary. The League also honored its heritage with the Top 25 “Best of the Best” moments in League history from 1983-2008, with Liberty University’s 10-year women’s basketball championship run from 19962007 being crowned the No. 1 moment in the Big South’s first 25 years. The Conference’s on-field accomplishments have been duplicated in the classroom. Annually, more than 40 percent of Conference student-athletes are named to the Big South’s Presidential Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative 3.0 grade-point average, and the League has had more than 95 Academic All-Americans in its 27 years of existence. Furthermore, the Big South has a record number of NCAA Public Recognition Awards for APR progress the last two years.

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BIG SOUTH QUICK FACTS

BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE 7233 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 100 Charlotte, NC 28226 Phone: (704) 341-7990 Fax: (704) 341-7991 www.BigSouthSports.com

Member Institutions (12): Campbell University, Charleston Southern University, Coastal Carolina University, Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, Liberty University, Longwood University, Presbyterian College, Radford University, UNC Asheville, Virginia Military Institute, Winthrop University Geographical Breakdown (3 states): North Carolina (4) – Campbell University, Gardner-Webb University, High Point University, UNC Asheville; South Carolina (4) – Charleston Southern University, Coastal Carolina University, Presbyterian College, Winthrop University; Virginia (4) – Liberty University, Longwood University, Radford University,Virginia Military Institute

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Founded 1983 President Penelope W. Kyle, Radford University Vice President Dr. Frank Bonner, Gardner-Webb University Secretary Dr. Anne Ponder, UNC Asheville Commissioner Kyle B. Kallander Associate Commissioner James Companion Associate Commissioner Dawn Turner Assistant Commissioner - Public Relations Mark Simpson Assistant Commissioner - Marketing Chad Cook Director of Multimedia Development Mark Bryant Office Manager Terri Ballard Assistant Director of Marketing Matt VanSandt Assistant Director of Public Relations Nic Bowman Assistant Director of Compliance Sherika McLean Marketing Assistant Melissa Estepp Public Relations Assistant Briana Mayes Administration/Multimedia Assistant Earl Laing Coordinator of Football Officials Doug Rhoads Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officials Joe Forte Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officials Charlene Curtis Coordinator of Baseball Umpires Tony Thompson Coordinator of Softball Umpires Betsy Kidd Coordinator of Men’s Soccer Officials Paul James Coordinator of Volleyball Officials Daniel Leake

Associate Members: Stony Brook University (football), Davidson College (women’s lacrosse) Championship Sports (19): Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Women’s Cross Country, Football, Men’s Golf,Women’s Golf,Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Soccer,Women’s Soccer, Softball, Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball Council of Chief Executive Officers: Jerry Wallace, Campbell; Jairy C. Hunter, Jr., Charleston Southern; David DeCenzo, Coastal Carolina; Frank Bonner, Gardner-Webb; Nido Qubein, High Point; Jerry L. Falwell, Jr., Liberty; Marge Connelly, Longwood; Dr. Claude Lilly, Presbyterian; Penelope W. Kyle, Radford; Anne Ponder, UNC Asheville; J.H. Binford Peay III,VMI; Anthony J. DiGiorgio, Winthrop

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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY As the University of North Carolina at Asheville celebrates eighty years of excellence in higher education, the campus community welcomes new challenges and greater successes as one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. From its beginnings as Buncombe County Junior College, where 86 students enrolled in 1927 to further their educations beyond high school, the University has valued liberal arts ideals and community engagement. Its special commitment to student learning and undergraduate education was reaffirmed when it joined the University of North Carolina system in 1969 as the University of North Carolina at Asheville. The University maintains its liberal arts imperative, as the designated undergraduate liberal arts University of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system.

Vision UNC Asheville students, within a diverse and inclusive community, experience liberal arts education at its best.

Mission UNC Asheville is distinctive in the UNC system as its designated liberal arts university. Our practice of the liberal arts emphasizes the centrality of learning and discovery through exemplary teaching, innovative scholarship, creative expression, co-curricular activities, undergraduate research, engaged service, and practical experience. Primarily undergraduate, UNC Asheville offers a liberal arts education characterized by high quality faculty-student interaction.We offer this challenging educational experience to all promising students who are committed to liberal learning and personal growth.

At UNC Asheville, we respond to the conditions and concerns of the contemporary world both as individuals and as a university. We incorporate economic, social and environmental sustainability into our institutional practices and curriculum. With a range of associated centers, partnerships, and initiatives, we fulfill our public responsibility to address the needs of our community through a continuum of learning. We develop a commitment to continuing service characterized by an informed, responsible, and creative engagement with the Asheville area, the southern Appalachian region, the state of North Carolina, and a diverse and increasingly connected world.

Alma Mater

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Our liberal arts educational approach emphasizes life skills including critical thinking, clear and thoughtful expression, and honest open inquiry. Students undertake concentrated study in one area while simultaneously developing an understanding of the connections among disciplines. We encourage students to clarify, develop and live their own values while respecting the views and beliefs of others. In addition, we cultivate an understanding of the dimensions of human diversity while recognizing the common humanity of all. We believe a quality liberal arts education enables our graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead successful, flourishing lives as leaders and contributors to their communities.

In 2000 the university community set about the task of writing a new Alma Mater—the official anthem of UNC Asheville, sung at all ceremonial events—to replace the one from the 1960s. In Latin, alma mater means “nourishing mother,” and it also refers to the school one attended. Hail Our Alma Mater, Hail UNCA. Learning be your watchword, Greatness be your way. High upon the mountains, In the Land of Sky, Stands our Alma Mater, Lift your voices high. Noble Alma Mater, Hear our words of praise. May we love and honor you, Until the end of days. /// FEAR THE DOG ///

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DR. ANNE PONDER CHANCELLOR - UNC ASHEVILLE Dr. Anne Ponder became the sixth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville in October 2005. She began her tenure by leading a campuswide collaboration to create a dynamic and viable five- to seven-year strategic plan and revised mission statement. With this focus, UNC Asheville has made major strides as a national leader in the liberal arts and has become a one of the top choices for students seeking a rigorous and multi-faceted educational experience.

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During her tenure, the university was chosen as the first national headquarters for the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and several majors in Religious Studies and Anthropology have been added to the curriculum. Dr. Ponder has encouraged innovative collaboration that resulted in a UNC-Chapel Hill satellite pharmacy education program. Building new partnerships with local governments, scientific agencies and non-profit organizations have resulted in agreements with Mission Hospital Systems, the City of Asheville, the Renaissance Computing Institute and others for enhanced learning and research opportunities for students and faculty. This emphasis on collaboration, one of Chancellor Ponder’s hallmark traits, also led to the cultivation, with other campus and community leaders, of some of the largest multi-million donations in the university’s history. Chancellor Ponder oversaw the largest building projects in UNC Asheville’s history, including New Hall classroom building; Sam Millar Facilities Management Complex; Zeis Science and Multimedia Building; and the Wilma M. Sherrill Center, which houses the North Carolina Center for Health & Wellness and the Kimmel Arena. In each of these projects, environmental sustainability has been a key feature, as dictated by the university’s strategic plan.These green efforts – combined with countless others across campus – have earned the university a host of awards, including repeated recognition as one of the lowest energy consuming agencies in the state. A strong advocate for community service, Dr. Ponder is a member of the Mission Hospitals Audit Committee, the Asheville Community and Economic Development Alliance, the Children’s Welfare League and the WNC Community Foundation’s Women for Women. She also is a board member for the non-profit Kendal Corporation. Before becoming Chancellor at UNC Asheville, Dr. Ponder served for 10 years as president of Colby-Sawyer College, a private liberal arts college in New Hampshire. Prior to that appointment, she held teaching and administrative posts at Elon College (now Elon University), Guilford College and Kenyon College. Chancellor Ponder, who holds a doctorate in English from UNC-Chapel Hill, is a nationally known expert on institutional effectiveness, strategic planning, and fundraising and resource development. She has been a frequent faculty member of Harvard University’s Institutes for Higher Education and wrote the chapter on strategic planning in the American Council on Education’s book “Leading America’s Branch Campuses.” A native of Asheville, Chancellor Ponder is the daughter of the late Eleanor and Herschel Ponder, both of whom trace their Asheville family roots to the 1780s. She is married to award-winning writer and publisher Christopher Brookhouse.

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JANET R. CONE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS • SENIOR ADMINISTRATOR FOR UNIVERSITY ENTERPRISES Janet R. Cone is in her ninth year as Director of Athletics at UNC Asheville. She also serves the school as Senior Administrator for University Enterprises. This past year was highlighted by the men’s basketball team’s winning the Big South Conference championship for the second year in a row. The Bulldogs set a school record for conference and overall wins. Asheville advanced to the NCAA Tournament where it nearly pulled off one of the greatest upsets in NCAA history when the 16th-seeded Bulldogs lost a close game to top-seeded Syracuse. In addition, the school successfully hosted the Big South Conference men’s basketball tournament with a national television audience and sellout crowd watching the championship game in the school’s brand-new Kimmel Arena. Cone oversaw the successful opening of the Wilma Sherrill Center which houses the Kimmel Arena. She worked to bring the top-ranked UNC Chapel Hill men’s basketball team to open Kimmel against the Bulldogs in a game that was nationally televised. That game was also sold out. The Sherrill Center had more than 100,000 visitors the past year as its hosted various events from concerts to graduation.

Cone guided the athletic department through a successful certification process by the NCAA. In addition, she brought back women’s swimming as a varsity sport for the first time in more than 35 years. In the 2010-11 year, Cone saw the UNC Asheville men’s basketball team win the Big South Conference championship and advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. In addition, the Bulldog women’s indoor track and field squad finished in third place, the highest finish in school history. Senior sprinter Natalie Pearson made her second appearance in the NCAA National Outdoor Track and Field meet. Three years ago, Chancellor Anne Ponder appointed Cone to the position of Senior Administrator for University Enterprises. In this position, Cone oversees the Sherrill Center, manages specific community relationships and serves as a member of UNC Asheville’s major gifts team. She is a member of the Chancellor’s Senior Staff.

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Other successes included the men’s tennis team’s finishing in second place in the Big South Conference, its highest league finish ever, the volleyball team’s advancing to the semifinals of the Big South Tournament for the eighth time in the last nine years, and the women’s tennis, men’s tennis and women’s track and field teams being honored for their work in the classroom.

In 2009, Cone helped to create the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission to bring athletic events to the Asheville area. Her leadership helped secure the return of the Southern Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournament to Asheville in March 2012. Student-Athletes have excelled in the classroom under Cone’s leadership. In 2004, she created the Athletic Director’s 3.0 + Club which recognizes student-athletes who make a 3.0 or better grade point average each semester. More than 900 student-athletes have made the club during Cone’s nine years, and in 2009-10, a record number of student-athletes earned that distinction. During that same time period, more than 800 student-athletes have been named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll, and in 2009-10 more than 60 percent of UNC Asheville’s student-athletes earned this impressive academic distinction. Cone has overseen construction projects that have dramatically improved the facilities in which UNC Asheville’s Bulldog student-athletes compete and train. (1) The Wilma Sherrill Center/Kimmel Arena was completed in the spring of 2011. Funded partly through a $35 million state appropriation, Cone helped raise more than $ 7 million dollars in private funds to construct the Kimmel Arena, a major convocation space that will accommodate larger group events than the campus has been able to host before. Among other things, this will allow the university to host its own graduation, attract major speakers and performances, and have a new home for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. (2) Renovation and repairs to the Karl Straus Track began in the spring of 2009. Cone helped raised more than one million dollars in private funding for the track project. (3) Cone negotiated a partnership with Crowne Plaza Hotel and Resort for construction of a new Bulldog tennis facility which has indoor courts, composition courts and six hard courts that were completed in the fall of 2009.The facility has been the home of Bulldog men’s and women’s tennis for the past three seasons, and this past spring hosted the Big South Conference men’s and women’s tennis championships for the first time in school history.

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Highlights of the 2007-08 year included the men’s basketball team being co-regular season champions of the Big South Conference and earning a bid to the National Invitational Tournament, making UNC Asheville the first men’s basketball team in Big South history to receive a bid to the NIT. Cone helped the department successfully host the Big South Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament and Women’s Basketball Tournament in back-to-back weekends.

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In October of 2007, Cone was named the 2007 Division I-AAA Administrator of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators. Chancellor Anne Ponder was delighted to see Cone receive the award. “Janet Cone’s inspirational leadership has set a very high standard for our student-athletes and our coaches, all of whom continue to be winners both on and off the field,” stated Ponder. “We are thrilled that she is being recognized in this way for her vision, her energy, and her tenacity, qualities our University benefit from each and every day.” In 2006-07, three different UNC Asheville teams won Big South Conference championships and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. In May 2006, the baseball team completed an amazing run with its first ever championship and a trip to Clemson for the NCAA Regional. In the fall of 2006, the women’s soccer team became the first women’s team in school history to qualify for the NCAA Tournament when the Bulldogs won the league title and earned a spot against topseed UNC Chapel Hill in the College Cup. In March 2007, the UNC Asheville women’s basketball team won its first ever Big South Conference championship. Asheville advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time where it took on Final Four-bound LSU. The South Carolina native has promulgated a significant increase in corporate sponsorships and Bulldog Athletic Association donations, critical to an organization that is not allowed to receive state funds of any kind. She has also overseen a new partnership with the Asheville City and Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Departments, an improved Athletics website, and the implementation of internet broadcasts and video-streaming for six different sports. Cone has been tapped by the NCAA and the Big South Conference to serve on several key committees. In the Big South, she is on the committees for Budget, Compliance, Ad Hoc Committee on Publicity and Promotions, Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Men’s Soccer and Tennis. In the spring of 2006, Cone was named to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Issues Committee. In September of 2008, she began a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Leadership Council. In July 2006, the Summerville, S.C. native was one of just 14 female athletic administrators to be picked by the NCAA/NACWAA to attend The Institute of Athletics Executives in Denver. In September 2008, she began a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Leadership Council. Other highlights of Cone’s tenure include the development of a new Athletics Logo and a partnership with the Asheville City and Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Departments. In the spring of 2006, she was named as an Outstanding Executive Manager by the Asheville-Buncombe Excellence in Public Service.

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Cone is extremely active in the community, and in the summer of the 2006, she helped lead a group of community leaders to bring the Big South Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament to UNC Asheville’s Justice Center in 2007 and 2008. Cone also initiated the “Our Turn to Play” women’s luncheon for local business, civic, and community leaders the past two years. In addition, Cone was recognized as one of 10 Women to Know in Western North Carolina. Cone came to Asheville from Samford University where she served as the first head women’s basketball coach beginning in 1996. She coached the Bulldogs for five seasons and, in 1999-2000, the team posted a 19-10 record. Cone was named Assistant Athletics Director before being promoted to Associate Athletics Director in 2003. Prior to Samford, Cone served as the first full-time Assistant Athletics Director, and the head women’s basketball and volleyball coach at Saint Leo University in Florida. She also directed basketball programs at Western Carolina University and Mars Hill College. Cone began her career as a teacher and coach in Gilbert, South Carolina. She coached against UNC Asheville eight times in her career and had a 5-3 record against the Bulldogs. Cone was born and raised in Summerville, S.C. She was a fouryear letterwinner on the basketball team and was an all-conference performer at Summerville HS for two years. Cone was inducted into that school’s Hall of Fame in 2007. She graduated magna cum laude from Furman University in 1978 and was named Physical Education Student of the Year while lettering in basketball and field hockey as an undergraduate. While earning her Master’s from the University of South Carolina in 1986, she completed her studies with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. A life-long learner, Cone is a 2003 graduate of the NACWAA/ HERS Institute of Administrative Advancement. She is a member of NACDA, NACWAA, NCAA Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association, Women’s Sports Foundation, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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MIKE GORE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS Mike Gore is in his 27th year of service to the UNC Asheville Athletics Department. He currently serves the school as an Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs. In his post, Gore is the liaison with the media, handling all media-related activities concerning the athletic department. He also assists with game management and sport oversight. In 2004, Gore served as the school’s Interim Athletics Director for six months prior to the hiring of Janet Cone. He is the chairman of the school’s Athletics Department Hall of Fame and the Big South Conference Hall of Fame committee.

Gore is a 1984 graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications. His wife Lisa is an Assistant District Attorney for the 28th Judicial District.

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The Buffalo native has been a longtime contributor to the Asheville Citizen-Times , Hendersonville Times-News and has written for Blue Ribbon Basketball Magazine. For the past 13 years, Gore has been the official scorer for the Class A Asheville Tourists baseball team. In 2005, Gore was honored with the first ever Mike Gore Bulldog Service Award at UNC Asheville’s Athletics Banquet.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS SENIOR WOMEN’S ADMINISTRATOR Terri Brne is in her seventh year of service to the UNC Asheville Athletics Department. She serves as Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Affairs and as Director of Compliance and Sport Oversight. She joined the UNC Asheville Athletic Department in the fall of 2006. In the summer of 2011, Terri became the school’s Senior Woman Administrator. Brne is responsible for the interpretation of rules by the NCAA and Big South Conference and is the department’s liaison with Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar and the Big South Conference. She educates UNC Asheville’s student-athletes and staff on all of the NCAA rules and regulations. Brne serves as the Game Administrator for men’s and women’s basketball. Terri also oversees men’s and women’s soccer plus baseball and assists with men’s and women’s basketball. In addition, she works with the Big South Conference whenever UNC Asheville hosts a league tournament. This past year saw Brne help the athletic department pass its NCAA certification and host both the men’s basketball and men’s and women’s tennis Big South tournaments. The Illinois native was an assistant basketball coach at both South Dakota and St. Andrews Presbyterian College. While at St. Andrews, she assisted in NCAA Compliance for all sports. Brne earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from Illinois State. She earned her masters’s degree at Tarleton State in Exercise and Sports Studies and is currently completing a doctorate in Sports Administration.

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Omar Ahmad Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Lydee Benoit Assistant Volleyball Coach

Judith Bohan Business Manager

Honey Brown Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Joe Burnette Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach

Brady Burresh Director of Facilities

Brett Carey Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Mary Casey Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Janell Crayton Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Russ Gardiner Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Tom Hand Assistant Tennis Coach

Dr. Herman Holt Faculty Athletics Representative

Rebecca Nelms-Keil Director of Student Athlete Affairs

Eric Linnell Assistant Athletic Trainer, ATC

Nick McDevitt Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Donna Peek Administrative Assistant

Matt Pellegrin Director of Athletics Media Communications

Adam Puett Assistant Cross Country Coach

Aaron Sanders Director of Bulldog Athletic Association

Erin Punter-Spence Director of Marketing and Promotions

Harmon Turner Ticket Manager

Jim Wallace Assistant Athletic Trainer, ATC

James Westfall Assistant Athletic Trainer, ATC

Tim White Head Athletic Trainer, ATC

Joel Williams Assistant Track & Field Coach

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UNC ASHEVILLE HEAD COACHES

Eddie Biedenbach Men’s Basketball 17th Year as head coach

Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick Women’s Basketball 1st year as head coach

Michele Demko Women’s Soccer 3rd year as head coach

Elizabeth Lykins Women’s Swimming 1st year as head coach

Jesse Norman Cross Country/Track 6th year as head coach

Lise Gregory Tennis 6th year as head coach

Tom Smith Baseball 4th year as head coach

Frederico Santos Volleyball 2nd year as head coach

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Matt Kern Men’s Soccer 3rd year as head coach

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ROCKY Since UNC Asheville first fielded athletics teams in the 1930s (then known as Biltmore College), the bulldog has been its mascot. Early students chose the bulldog for its fierce and tenacious reputation. In the decades that have followed, the bulldog has become a beloved symbol of our University.

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In 1948, “Puck,” arrived on campus and began a tradition of live bulldog mascots that lasted into the 1980s. Puck, named after the character in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, was followed by Puck II and in the 1960s by Chuga-lug. In the 1980s the campus welcomed Winston, named after British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, both for his bulldogged resolve as well as his appearance.Winston appeared for only a year and the tradition of a live mascot fell out of use. In 2009 thanks to a group of student organizers, UNC Asheville welcomed a new bulldog mascot to the University community. “Rocky I” made his first public appearance at halftime of UNC Asheville’s homecoming basketball game on Feb. 21, 2009. Alumni couple, Alexis Johnson (’97) and Ed Johnson (’96), also a member of the math faculty, are his keepers. The name “Rocky” was suggested by staff member Nancy Williams during a naming contest sponsored by the Athletics Department in 1995. Though the rumor has often been that the name came from Sylvester Stallone’s famous character, Rocky Balboa, which is based on the American prize fighter Rocky Marciano, the name was chosen because it means steadfast, much like the mountains that surround campus. Ironically, the name “Rocky,” which is of English origin, is a derivation of the name “Roch” (also Rocco and Roque) after St. Roch, the Patron Saint of Dogs. In addition to the live bulldogs, the UNC Asheville mascot has also been depicted by an army of costumed students. Since the 1960s, students dressed as the bulldog have rallied the fans at thousands of games in support of Bulldog Athletics. The present incarnation of Rocky was introduced during the 2006-2007 season and is the first to accurately reflect the logo image of the bulldog used on signs and in print publications. That image, introduced during the 2004-05 season is the fifth official incarnation of the UNC Asheville bulldog logo. In the late 1990s, the image of the bulldog, or “Rocky,” was immortalized in aluminum through a gift by the Class of 1998. Sculpted by Matt West (‘00) and modeled after a canine friend of the University, Pete “Bubba” McGill, the statue of Rocky stands in front of the Justice Center as a sentinel over campus. Careful observers will note a chipped tooth and a torn ear, signs of his ferocity. Despite his tough outward appearance, the statue of Rocky is beloved by fans. Continuing a tradition begun by the Class of 1998, each year, during convocation and commencement, freshman and seniors rub his head for good luck before going to the ceremonies. Seniors are also often spotted getting their picture made riding Rocky in the days leading up to graduation. UNC Asheville is proud of its bulldog heritage. Today, Rocky, in all of his forms serves as a rallying point for fans far and wide.

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THE NCAA Dead period:

Important NCAA Terms A prospective student-athlete is a student who has started classes for the ninth grade. In addition, a student who has not started classes for the ninth grade becomes a prospective student-athlete if the institution provides such an individual (or the individual’s relatives or friends) any financial assistance or other benefits that the institution does not provide to prospective students generally. An individual remains a prospective student-athlete until one of the following occurs (whichever is earlier):

Contact: A contact is any face-to-face encounter between a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete’s parents, relatives or legal guardians and an institutional staff member or athletics representative during which any dialogue occurs in excess of an exchange of a greeting. Any such face-to-face encounter that is prearranged (e.g., staff member positions himself or herself in a location where contact is possible) or that takes place on the grounds of the prospective student-athlete’s educational institution or at the site of organized competition or practice involving the prospective student-athlete or the prospective studentathlete’s high school, preparatory school, two-year college or all-star team shall be considered a contact, regardless of whether any conversation occurs. However, an institutional staff member or athletics representative who is approached by a prospective student-athlete or the prospective student-athlete’s parents, relatives or legal guardians at any location shall not use a contact, provided the encounter was not prearranged and the staff member or athletics representative does not engage in any dialogue in excess of a greeting and takes appropriate steps to immediately terminate the encounter.

Contact Period: A contact period is that period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to make in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts and evaluations.

Evaluation: Evaluation is any off-campus activity designed to assess the academic qualifications or athletics ability of a prospective student-athlete, including any visit to a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution (during which no contact occurs) or the observation of a prospective student-athlete participating in any practice or competition at any site.

Evaluation Period: An evaluation period is a period of time when it is permissible for authorized athletics department staff members to be involved in off-campus activities designed to assess the academic qualifications and playing ability of prospective studentathletes. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts shall be made with the prospective student-athlete during an evaluation period.

Quiet Period: A quiet period is a period of time when it is permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts only on the institution’s campus. No in-person, off-campus recruiting contacts or evaluations may be made during the quiet period.

Initial Eligibility: A student-athlete who enrolls in a member institution as an entering freshman with no previous full-time college attendance shall meet specific NCAA academic requirements, as certified by the NCAA Eligibility Center, as approved by the Executive Committee, and any applicable institutional and conference regulations, to be considered a qualifier and thus be eligible for financial aid, practice and competition during the first academic year in residence. For further information please visit, www.eligibilitycenter.org.

Frequently Asked Questions What is the National Letter of Intent (NLI)? The NLI is a contract between a prospect and an institution. By signing a NLI, a prospect agrees to attend UNC Asheville for at least one academic year. In exchange, UNC Asheville must provide athletic financial aid for one academic year. The NLI early signing period for Basketball, Baseball, Tennis and Volleyball is November 10-17, 2010.The regular signing period for Basketball is April 13 - May 18, 2011. The regular signing period for Baseball, Tennis and Volleyball is April 13August 1, 2011.The NLI signing period for Soccer and Track is February 2-August 1, 2011. The NLI regular signing period for all other sports is April 13-August 1 2011. For more information, visit the NLI website: http://www.ncaa.org/wps/ wcm/connect/nli/nli. What is the difference between an official visit and unofficial visit? After opening day of classes of the prospect’s senior year, the prospect may take five official visits to different Division I or II schools. Before the visit, the prospect must present a high school transcript, proof of SAT, ACT, PACT, PSAT test to UNC Asheville, register with the NCAA Eligibility Center, and be placed on the Institution’s IRL. An official visit may not occur if the prospect is not registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Official visits are paid in part and extended by UNC Asheville coaches only. All visits must be comparable to normal student life.

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(a) The individual officially registers and enrolls in a minimum full-time program of studies and attends classes in any term of a four-year collegiate institution’s regular academic year (excluding summer); or (b) The individual participates in a regular squad practice or competition at a four-year collegiate institution that occurs before the beginning of any term; or (Revised: 1/11/89, 1/10/90) (c) The individual officially registers and enrolls and attends classes during the summer prior to initial enrollment. (Adopted: 4/28/05, Revised: 1/17/09)

A dead period is a period of time when it is not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on or off the institution’s campus or to permit official or unofficial visits by prospective student-athletes to the institution’s campus. The provision of complimentary admissions to a prospective studentathlete during a dead period is prohibited, except as provided in Bylaw 13.7.2.5 for a prospective student-athlete who visits an institution as part of a group. During a dead period, a coaching staff member may not serve as a speaker at or attend a meeting or banquet at which prospective student-athletes are in attendance, except as provided in Bylaw 13.1.8.1, and may not visit a prospective student-athlete’s educational institution. It remains permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a prospective student-athlete during a dead period.

Prospects may make unlimited number of unofficial visits and may visit UNC Asheville anytime except during a dead period. Prospects are solely responsible for all expenses of unofficial visits. However, prospects may receive three complimentary admissions to any home athletic contest, excluding Big South Conference Post Season Tournaments. What is the NCAA Eligibility Center? It is the agency that certifies both a prospect’s academic and amateur eligibility for Division I and II. A prospect should register with the NCAA Eligibility Center at the beginning of their senior year in high school. Visit the NCAA Eligibility Center website for registration information.

This is a brief summary of regulations which outlines the basic recruiting rules to help prospective student-athletes and parents better understand the recruiting process. UNC Asheville is committed to recruiting and conducting its athletics program with the highest level of integrity. If you have any questions about NCAA rules, please contact Terri Brne, Associate Athletics Director, at 828-251-6930.

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BULLDOG ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION For over 30 years, the Bulldog Athletics Association has been the athletics scholarship fundraising arm of the UNC Asheville Athletics Department, but in its simplest terms, the Bulldog Athletics Club is YOU. Construction workers, doctors, teachers, lawyers, bankers, manufacturers, brokers, and technicians who are friends, fans, alumni, and countless combinations of others from Asheville, Weaverville, Arden, Hendersonville, …and places all over North Carolina, the United States, and the world. They all have one thing in common—a passion for Bulldog Athletics. While we have high expectations for conference and NCAA competition, we also have high expectations for outstanding graduation rates, personal growth, and community involvement. As a member of the Bulldog Athletics Association, you become a critical part of a successful athletics program with a tradition of developing a student-athlete. We must raise funds not only to increase the amount of scholarship money we can offer but also to offset the rising costs of a college education. The confidence of knowing your investment will be maximized is one reason supporting UNC Asheville Bulldog Athletics is a great investment. UNC Asheville Athletics receives no state funding for scholarships, so 100 percent of your gift will enable UNC Asheville to recruit and retain student-athletes who will succeed in the classroom, athletics arena, and the community – following our motto:

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Champions in Athletics, Leaders in Life.

“UNC Asheville is a point of pride for this community, as an alumnus and business owner. We are proud to support the athletics department and student-athletes as they represent our community and bring attention to WNC.” --Rich Davis ’93, Jan Davis Tire Store

“The athletics scholarship I received from UNC Asheville allowed me to focus solely on my academics and soccer, without being concerned about how to pay for school. I donate to the Bulldog Athletics Club now so that current and future student-athletes can enjoy the same experience I did. Being a student-athlete at UNC Asheville was one of the best experiences of my life and the values and lessons I learned have helped me in my professional career and my personal life. Go Bulldogs!” --Pat Britz ’90; former men’s soccer player

For more information about the Bulldog Athletics Association, please contact us: UNC Asheville Athletics Justice Center, CPO #2600 One University Heights Asheville, NC 28804 Phone: (828) 251-6459 Fax: (828) 251-6386 www.uncabulldogs.com

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DEAN ROLAND ROBERT McINTOSH

ELI MILLER TOMMY HOUMARD


2013 SCHEDULE Date Feb. 15 Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Feb. 19 Feb. 22 Feb. 23 Feb. 24 Feb. 26 March 1 March 2 March 3 March 5 March 6 March 8 March 9 March 10 March 13 March 15 March 16 March 17 March 20 March 22 March 23 March 24 March 26 March 29 March 30 April 2 April 3

Opponent Location Kentucky (Wofford)^ Spartanburg, S.C. Georgetown (USC Upstate)^ Spartanburg, S.C. Wofford^ Spartanburg, S.C. UNC Greensboro Greensboro, N.C. Canisius Greenwood Field Canisius (DH) Greenwood Field Canisius Greenwood Field The Citadel Charleston, S.C. VCU+ Charleston, S.C. Pittsburgh+ Charleston, S.C. The Citadel+ Charleston, S.C. Georgia State Atlanta, Ga. Georgia State Atlanta, Ga. Temple Greenwood Field Temple Greenwood Field Temple Greenwood Field ETSU Greenwood Field Longwood* Farmville, Va. Longwood* Farmville, Va. Longwood* Farmville, Va. USC Upstate Spartanburg, S.C. Campbell* Greenwood Field Campbell* Greenwood Field Campbell* Greenwood Field Appalachian State Boone, N.C. Charleston Southern Charleston, S.C. Charleston Southern (DH) Charleston, S.C. Western Carolina Cullowhee, N.C. Western Carolina McCormick Field

Time Noon Noon 4 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. Noon 1 p.m. 3 p.m. Noon Noon 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 6 p.m. 4 p.m. 1 p.m. 6 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 11:30 a.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m.

Date April 5 April 6 April 7 April 9 April 10 April 12 April 13 April 14 April 16 April 19 April 20 April 21 April 24 April 26 April 27 April 28 May 8 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 16 May 17 May 18 May 23-27

Opponent Charlotte Charlotte Charlotte Appalachian State Wofford Presbyterian College* Presbyterian College* Presbyterian College* USC Upstate High Point* High Point* High Point* Wofford Gardner-Webb* Gardner-Webb* Gardner-Webb* ETSU Coastal Carolina* Coastal Carolina* Coastal Carolina* Winthrop* Winthrop* Winthrop* Big South Tournament

^ - Wofford/USC Upstate Invitational + - Bulldog Challenge at The Citadel * - Big South Conference games

Location Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte, N.C. McCormick Field Spartanburg, S.C. Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Boiling Springs, N.C. Boiling Springs, N.C. Boiling Springs, N.C. Johnson City, Tenn. Conway, S.C. Conway, S.C. Conway, S.C. Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Greenwood Field Lynchburg, Va.

Time 6 p.m. 2 p.m. Noon 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. 1 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. TBA TBA TBA 3 p.m. 3 p.m. 2 p.m. TBA


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