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Spencer Holcomb
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Spencer  Holcomb

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pfafftown, N.C.

High School:
Reagan HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215

Position:
C


05/27/2018

WCU's Tournament Run Comes to a Close with 10-2 Loss to No. 5 Mercer

Will Prater and Cameron Blaquiere tally three hits apiece in season-ending loss

05/27/2018

Walter, Sparks Lead No. 9 Western Carolina Over No. 1 UNCG

Catamounts oust the 2018 SoCon regular season champion with second win this week

05/25/2018

'Sparks' Early Despite Rain; No. 9 WCU Holds Off No. 6 ETSU, 11-8

Western Carolina offense erupts early, holds off Bucs late to advance into Saturday

05/24/2018

Ninth-Seeded Catamount Baseball Dropped by No. 5 Mercer

Catamounts look to bounce back against No. 6 ETSU Friday at 11:00 am

05/23/2018

Ninth-Seeded Western Carolina Shocks Top-Seed UNCG, 10-2

Sparks, Parks, and Robinson combine for eight hits, seven RBI

2017 (Junior): Played in 45 games with 37 starts including 31 behind the plate at catcher, five as the designated hitter, and once in left field ... Finished the season with a .291 batting average, though he batted over .300 through the regular season ... Collected 15 extra base hits including six doubles, a triple, and was second on the team with eight home runs ... Batted .310 against left-handed pitching and was 7-for-10 (.700) with a runner on third base and less than two outs ... Finished with 12 multiple hit games and multiple RBIs in seven games including four games with three-or-more runs driven in ... Had a four-game streak with two hits apiece in mid-March ... Twice posted career-long, five-game hitting streaks during the year ... Finished 3-for-4 with two doubles in a home win over Marshall (Feb. 25) ... Matched a career-high with four hits in a perfect 4-for-4 outing against The Citadel (March 31) ... Drove in a career-high four in a home win over VMI (April 21), hitting a grand slam home run as a part of a five-run inning in a 9-1 victory ... Came back from a knee injury suffered at Samford (April 28) to finish the season ... Reached base five times in a 2-for-2, three HBP outing at Ball State (May 12) ... Selected to the 2017 Spring Academic All-Southern Conference team and was named to the 2016-17 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll; Summer League: Played for the St. Cloud (Minn.) Rox of the Northwoods League ... Named Northwoods League Player of the Night on June 7 after going 1-for-2 with a two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth ... Finished the summer with a .133 batting average (11-for-83) with three doubles and a homer, driving in eight and scoring 12 runs.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 40 games on the season with 13 starts including six behind the plate and seven as the designated hitter ... Posted a .267 batting average, finishing 20-for-75 with 14 runs scored ... Had five multiple hit games including three, two-hit games and a pair of three-hit outings ... Posted two RBI in three games, finishing with 13 RBI on the year ... Was plunked a total of seven times... Had a four-game hit streak at the end of February into early March ... Had a career day with a 3-for-5 outing at Kansas State (March 20), including legging out a career-best two doubles ... Went 3-for-3 with a HBP against Samford (April 17) ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. Summer: Played in 22 games with 16 starts for the Martinsville Mustaings of the Coastal Plaing League ... Ranked fourth on the team with a .298 batting average (17 hits in 57 at bats) ... Collected two doubles and a pair of home runs, driving in seven runs ... Threw out four would-be base stealers behind the plate.

2015 (Freshman): Saw action in 24 games making 13 starts, each coming behind the plate ... ... Also made a couple appearances in the outfield during the season ... Batted .222 with 10 hits in 45 plate appearances ... Five of his 10 hits went for extra bases with three doubles and two home runs ... Had five multiple RBI games including four, two-RBI outings ... Recorded two, three-game hitting streaks ... Collected his first collegiate base hit with a two-RBI single into left field in game one of a doubleheader against Purdue (Feb. 14) ... Tallied his first career extra base hit with a double at UNCG (March 20) ... Homered twice in the road series at Samford ... Hit his first career home run on a two-run shot to straight-away centerfield in the second inning of game two against Samford (May 9) ... Hit a game-tying solo home run in game two against the Bulldogs (May 10) ... Drove home a career-high three runs on a 1-for-3 outing at Tennessee Tech (May 11), collecting one on a sacrifice fly and two on a fifth-inning double ... Named to the 2014-15 SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-time All-Central Piedmont Conference selection ... Finished second in school history for career base hits ... Boasted a .560 on-base percentage as a high school sophomore to set the school record ... Participated in the 2012 PowerAde state games.

Personal: Full name is Spencer Steven Holcomb ... Is the son of Tony and Susan Holcomb ... Has an older sister, Nicole.

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Career Game Highs:
At Bats: 5, eight times (MR - at Ball State (5/13/17)
Hits: 4, twice (MR: THE CITADEL (3/31/17)
Runs: 3, twice (MR: at ETSU, 4/9/17)
Doubles: 2, twice (MR: vs. Marshall (2/25/17)
Home Runs: 1, 15 times (MR - at Ball State, 5/14/17)
RBI: 4, VMI (4/21/17
Walks: 2, at ETSU (4/9/17)
Hitting Streak: 5 games, twice (MR: 4/21/17 - 5/6/17)

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