Clemson University

May 12, 2013

Crownover keeps Eagles in check

Freshman left-hander Matthew Crownover tossed seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball to lead No. 19 Clemson to a 7-0 victory over Georgia Southern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday night.

Freshman left-hander Matthew Crownover tossed seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball to lead No. 19 Clemson to a 7-0 victory over Georgia Southern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday night.

The Tigers (36-15) took a 2-0 lead in the series over the Eagles (25-25).

Clemson scored single runs in the first three innings, then the Tigers put the game away with four runs in the seventh.

Crownover (7-1) set career highs for innings pitched and strikeouts (eight) while allowing three singles and three walks.

Steven Duggar paced Clemson’s 12-hit attack by going 3-for-4 with a run.

Clemson’s five graduating seniors will be honored during a ceremony before Sunday’s 1 p.m. series finale.

Ga. Southern Clemson
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Williams lf 3 0 1 0 Gibson dh 3 1 1 1
Morgan ss 3 0 1 0 Reader dh 1 0 0 0
Griffin c 4 0 0 0 Wlkrsn 2b 2 1 1 0
Pugh c 0 0 0 0 Dunster 2b 1 0 0 0
Davis 1b 2 0 0 0 Duggar rf 4 1 3 0
Palmer 1b 2 0 0 0 Costigan rf 1 0 0 0
Dodds rf 4 0 0 0 Boulware c 4 2 2 1
Lenns dh 2 0 0 0 Bradley c 0 0 0 0
McCllln ph 0 0 0 0 Kenndy 3b 4 1 2 1
Brown 3b 3 0 1 0 Baum 3b 0 0 0 0
Avera 2b 4 0 1 0 McGbn 1b 3 1 0 0
Streichr cf 2 0 0 0 Krieger ss 4 0 2 0
Brittle cf 3 0 1 1
Triller lf 4 0 0 0
Totals 29 0 4 0 Totals 34 7 12 4
Ga. Southern 000 000 000 0
Clemson 111 000 40X 7

E—Richman (2); Howard (1). DP—Ga. Southern 1. LOB—Ga. Southern 8; Clemson 8. 2B—Krieger (9). HBP—Lenns. SH—Brown (1); McGibbon (1). SF—Gibson (1). SB—Morgan (21); Krieger (6). CS—Williams (4); Duggar (7).

Ga. Southern IP H R ER BB SO
Richman L,4-4 2 5 3 2 2 1
Howard 42/3 7 4 2 1 5
Challenger 11/3 0 0 0 0 2
Clemson IP H R ER BB SO
Crownover W,7-1 7 3 0 0 3 8
Andrews 1 0 0 0 0 0
Campana 1 1 0 0 1 2

Richman faced 1 batter in the 3rd.

WP—Richman (9); Howard (9). HBP—by Crownover (Lenns). Umpires—HP: John Pierce 1B: Craig Barron 3B: Danny Everett. T—2:22. A—5,347

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