Spartans Face UNC Asheville, Gardner-Webb in Weeknight Rematches

Spartans Face UNC Asheville, Gardner-Webb in Weeknight Rematches

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Spartanburg, S.C. – For the second straight week the USC Upstate baseball team will face UNC Asheville and Gardner-Webb in midweek clashes, except this time the home sites will be reversed. The Spartans will travel up Interstate 26 on Tuesday to face UNC Asheville before welcoming Gardner-Webb to Harley Park on Wednesday. Both games are scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

USC Upstate is 15-18-1 overall and 1-5 in the ASUN Conference after being swept last weekend at North Florida.

UNC Asheville enters Tuesday's game with a 9-22 overall record and 5-7 mark in the Big South Conference after dropping a weekend series at home to Presbyterian College.

Gardner-Webb is 19-15 overall and  6-6 in the Big South Conference after winning a weekend series at home over Winthrop. The Runnin' Bulldogs were victorious on Friday and Saturday before dropping the series finale on Sunday afternoon.

The Spartans go for the season sweep of UNC Asheville after claiming a 9-5 victory at Harley Park last Tuesday. USC Upstate leads the all-time series with the Bulldogs 17-8. Gardner-Webb leads the all-time series 23-22 after a 6-3 win in Boiling Springs, N.C. last Wednesday.

Fans can follow the action with live stats via a link on www.upstatespartans.com. Tuesday's game will be streamed the Big South Network with Wednesday's game airing on ASUN.TV via Facebook Live. Updates will also be posted to the USC Upstate baseball Twitter page (@UpstateBSB).

USC Upstate will travel to NJIT this weekend. The series begins on Friday at 6 p.m.

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