CSU Baseball to Open 2012 Season vs. GeorgetownFebruary 16, 2012
by CSU Sports Information
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston Southern baseball team will embark on the 2012 season this Friday when they host the Georgetown Hoyas in a three-game series at CSU Ballpark in Charleston. Friday and Saturday’s contests are scheduled for 2 p.m., with Sunday’s tilt slated for a 2 p.m. start.
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LHP Charlie McCready will take the mound for the season opener, taking over the Friday starter slot after spending the 2011 season in the bullpen. McCready led the team in appearances with 27 and an ERA of 2.29. The senior captain did not give up and earned run over a 10-game span last season, earning All-Big South First Team honors.
McCready and fellow All-Big South honoree Jaren Sustar have been tabbed to lead the team as captains for the 2012 season. Sustar led the Buccaneers with 81 hits last season and finished the season batting .342.
The Hoyas will start senior right hander Will Harris on Friday afternoon. He is followed by freshman Will Brown on Saturday and Thomas Polus on Sunday in the series finale. The Hoyas finished 23-33 overall last season with a 5-22 record in Big East action. They were selected to finish 12 in the league in 2012.