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Mr. Bojangles

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on: October 05, 2017, 10:15:20 am
Might as well start this thread. 

Three games uptown were announced today for the 2018 season.

March 13 vs Wake Forest
March 20 vs Arkansas
March 21 vs Arkansas (On Campus)
March 27 vs UNC-Chapel Hill

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Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 10:19:08 am
Other games on the 2018 schedule so far from teams that have already released:

February 23-25 at Georgia

April 3 at UNCG

April 13-15  at LaTech

April 24 Wake Forest (at the Hayes)

We are also expecting to be hosting ECU on a weekend series at the Hayes.

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Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 07:02:43 pm

clt asks why are we referring to CHeat as “UNC”?

List them as UNC Chapel Hill. Don’t be a beta.

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Reply #3 on: October 10, 2017, 02:44:28 pm
Some Fall exhibitions coming next week:

Tuesday October 17- Scrimmage vs Czech Republic National Team 5:00
Friday October 20-  Green/White Scrimmage 5:00

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Reply #4 on: Today at 10:05:39 am
Exhibition tonight vs Czech Republic National team.

After seeing one practice last month, and assuming everyone is healthy, here is my way too early line-up prediction.

Reece Hampton CF
Drew Ober LF
Jackson Mims  3B
Harris Yett DH/ C
Dominick Cammarata RF
Zack Smith C/ DH
Jesse Gonzales 1B
Hunter Jones SS
Tommy Bullock 2B

The practice I saw a month ago, Jones was only playing the field because he was still recovering from wrist surgery, Yett was out with a back injury, and Ober was not out there.

Tate Pennington was at SS opposite of Jones
Jake Whitcomb was opposite Bullock at 2B
Eric Lansinger was alternating at 3B with Mims
Sam Mennitt was Catching opposite of Smith. Seems like he can play anywhere.
Chase Haywood and Brandon Kunz were out in LF in Ober's absence.

I wouldn't be surprised to see one of the Freshman at DH or 1B, depending on how much offense they bring. Lansinger had a pretty big frame. 
I'm guessing whoever has the biggest bat between Bullock, Whitcomb, and Pennington will be our 2B. I'll give the edge to the JUCO. 
Zack Smith and Yett could alternate at 1B and C this season, opening up the DH spot.
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