CLEMSON — Jay Baum and Shane Kennedy went 3-for-3 and freshman Steven Duggar added a career-high four RBIs to lead Clemson to a 9-2 victory against Wofford at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday.
The Tigers, who won their 14th in a row against the Terriers, improved to 7-4. Wofford dropped to 7-6.
The win was Jack Leggett’s 1,231st as a head coach, moving him ahead of Jim Dietz into sole possession of 13th place in career wins by a head coach at a Division I school.
Freshman lefthander Matthew Crownover (1-0) earned his first career win by tossing five strong innings. He gave up three hits, one run, and no walks with three strikeouts. Patrick Andrews and Brody Koerner combined to pitch the final four innings without allowing an earned run.
Dominick Del Monte (0-2), the first of seven Terrier pitchers, suffered the loss.
In the first inning, Thomas Brittle scored on a bases-loaded walk to put Clemson ahead.
The Tigers added to their lead in the third when Wilkerson singles and scored on Kennedy’s triple. Duggar plated Kennedy with a sacrifice fly.
Josh Hyman hit a solo homer for the Terriers in the fourth.
In the fifth inning, Jay Baum singled and stole second. After Wilkerson walked, Kennedy singled to score Baum. Duggar followed with a two-run double.
Clemson tacked on three runs on four hits in the seventh inning.
Hyman went 3-for-4 for Wofford.
|Kaskow cf||4||0||0||0||Brittle cf||4||2||2||0|
|Ramsay dh||4||1||1||0||Gibson lf||1||0||0||0|
|Hyman rf||4||1||3||1||Baum 3b||3||2||3||0|
|Neely 1b||3||0||0||0||Bradley 3b||0||0||0||0|
|Brenk 3b||3||0||0||0||Wlkrsn 2b||1||3||1||0|
|Anglin ph||1||0||0||0||Dunster 2b||1||0||0||0|
|Prdwski ss||3||0||1||0||Kennedy dh||3||2||3||3|
|Moore ph||1||0||0||0||Duggar rf||2||0||1||4|
|Plaisted lf||2||0||0||0||Blware c||3||0||0||0|
|Wise lf||1||0||0||0||Reed c||1||0||1||2|
|Pelt ph||1||0||1||0||McGbn 1b||3||0||0||0|
|Feisal c||3||0||0||0||Cmpna 1b||0||0||0||0|
|Rozier ph||1||0||0||0||Krieger ss||4||0||0||0|
|Jnnings 2b||2||0||0||0||Slaton lf||3||0||0||0|
E—McGibbon (1); Krieger (1). DP—Wofford 1. LOB—Wofford 6; S. Carolina 6. 2B—Hyman (7); Duggar (4); Reed (1). 3B—Pelt (1); Kennedy (1). HR—Hyman (2). HBP—Jennings. SH—Baum (1). SF—Duggar (1). SB—Ramsay 2 (8); Neely (7); Brittle (3); Baum 2 (3); Wilkerson (5); Kennedy (3). CS—Duggar (1).
|Del Monte L,0-2||41/3||4||3||3||3||1|
Hawley faced 3 batters in the 5th.
Simpson faced 1 batter in the 5th.
HBP—by Andrews (Jennings) Umpires—HP: Danny Everett 1B: Craig Barron 3B: David Savage. T—2:25. A—4,270.