Carrollton, GA - After going 5-2 in nonconference action to begin the season the West Georgia Wolves baseball team now sets their sights on Gulf South Conference play as they welcome the North Alabama Lions to Cole Field for a three game series.

UWG started the season with four consecutive wins, including a three game sweep of the Augusta Jaguars at home and a midweek win in extra innings at Columbus State. The Wolves first two losses of the season came in back-to-back games at Augusta, but UWG righted the ship with a 10-9 win Wednesday versus Georgia Southwestern.

North Alabama took two out of three games from West Georgia last season as they faced off at Mike D. Lane Field in Florence, AL. West Georgia took game one 13-1 in seven innings, but dropped the next two games by one run in each game.

The Wolves are hitting .263 as a team so far in 2017, scoring 48 runs on 65 hits. Ryan Raper has paced the Wolves offensively, hitting .435 on the year with seven runs scored. Ben Utley has also been impressive, hitting .367 with six RBI and six runs scored.

The West Georgia pitching staff has combined for a 3.58 ERA in 2017. Junior Greyson McLeod has been dominant, giving up only two earned runs on seven hits in 12.0 innings pitched. Ryan Sapp has impressed out of the bullpen, giving up only one run in 8.2 innings pitched.

North Alabama is 4-3 on the year. They have hit .294 as a team, scoring 61 runs in the process. They have also been god on the mound, sporting a team ERA of 2.58 in 59.1 innings pitched.

The Wolves and Lions are set for a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday with a single game on Monday at 2:00 p.m. Live stats links are available at uwgsports.com. Updates will also be available via @UWGAthletics on Twitter and West Georgia Wolves on Facebook.
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