No. 13 Clemson falls to Georgia Southern
03/19/2014 12:19 AM
03/19/2014 12:20 AM
Georgia Southern scored in six of the first seven innings to defeat No. 13 Clemson, 14-5, at J.I. Clements Stadium on Tuesday night.
It was the first meeting between Georgia Southern (17-4) and Clemson (12-7) in Statesboro since 1995.
The Eagles scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back.
Kody Adams and Aaron Mizell added two-run homers later in the game to highlight Georgia Southern’s 13-hit attack.
Infielder Shane Kennedy made his first appearance of the season for the Tigers after missing the first 18 games due to a torn ACL suffered in the fall.
Ryan Frederick (2-0) earned the win, allowing one run on three hits in three innings pitched in a scheduled short start. Tiger starter Zack Erwin (1-1) suffered the loss.
The game was Clemson coach Jack Leggett’s 2,000th. He is in his 35th season.
Clemson and Georgia Southern conclude the series at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
|Slaton cf||4||1||2||0||Busby ss||3||1||0||1|
|Krieger ss||3||2||2||0||Brown lf||5||2||3||2|
|Blware dh||5||1||2||1||Black cf||0||0||0||0|
|Duggar rf||5||0||1||2||Mizell rf||2||1||1||4|
|Okey c||3||1||2||0||Streicher rf||0||0||0||0|
|Wilkson 2b||4||0||2||2||Griffin c||3||1||0||2|
|Baum lf||2||0||0||0||Brazil ph/c||1||0||0||0|
|Triller ph/lf||2||0||0||0||Clevand 1b||5||0||1||2|
|Wilson 3b||3||0||0||0||Dds ph/1b||1||0||1||0|
|White 3b||2||0||0||0||Chpmn dh||4||2||1||0|
|McGbon 1b||2||0||0||0||Plmr ph/dh||1||0||1||0|
|Kndy 1b||1||0||0||0||Mrgan 3b||6||2||3||0|
E—Wilkerson 3 (6). DP—Clemson 1. LOB—Clemson 12; Ga. Southern 14. 2B—Krieger (5); Duggar (8); Okey (3); Wilkerson (4); Cleveland (8); Dodds (2). HR—Mizell (9); Adams (3). HBP—Krieger; Mizell; Chapman. SF—Wilkerson (3); Busby (3); Mizell (2).
Frederick faced 2 batters in the 4th
Toney faced 2 batters in the 6th
WP—Erwin (1); Toney (1); Lovorn 2 (2); Richman (2). HBP—by Erwin (Mizell); by Toney (Chapman); by Richman (Krieger).
Umpires—HP: Jay Pierce 1B: Craig Barron 3B: Jay Furlong. T—3:15. A—1,240.
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