Catamounts oust the 2018 SoCon regular season champion with second win this week
Catamounts advance into Wednesday's double-elimination portion
Ninth-seeded WCU faces No. 8 The Citadel at 10:00 am
Justice Bigbie, Will Prater, and Chase Walter collect freshman plaudits
WCU travels to SoCon tournament on Tuesday morning
Prior to Western Carolina: Signed with Spartanburg Methodist out of high school, tossing 10.1 innings with 10 strikeouts as a freshman ... Was named to the Dean's List at Spartanburg Methodist; High School: Three-year letter winner ... Was a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and also an honorable mention in the Southeast Region ... Also played basketball as a prep where he led the state in field goal percentage as both a junior and senior.
Personal: Full name is Chase David Walter ... Is the son of Brian and Dana Walter ... Has two siblings - Will and Cameron ... His father, Brian, played college football at Duke from 1982-85 while his grandfather played at Auburn.
Career Game Highs:
Innings Pitched: 7.0, twice (MR: MERCER, 4/20/18)
Strikeouts: 9, at VMI (4/13/18)
Walks: 5, ETSU (4/27/18)