Erwin pitches shutout to lead Clemson in win over James Madison
CLEMSON, S.C. - Sophomore lefthander Zack ErwinZack Erwin
So. LH Pitcher
#33 6-4, 180
View Full Profile tossed a six-hit shutout to lead Clemson to an 8-0 victory over James Madison at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night. The Tigers (26-19) took a 1-0 lead in the two-game series against the Dukes (15-27).
Erwin (4-2) earned the win by striking out four against no walks in a career-long 9.0 innings pitched, as he threw only 102 pitches. Duke starter Chris Huffman (4-6) suffered the loss in a short outing due to injury.
Garrett BoulwareGarrett Boulware
#30 6-1, 210
View Full Profile's two-out single in the first inning scored Steven DuggarSteven Duggar
#9 6-1, 185
View Full Profile and Clemson added two runs in the third inning on Tyler KriegerTyler Krieger
#3 6-2, 170
Johns Creek, GA
View Full Profile's run-scoring single and Steve WilkersonSteve Wilkerson
Sr. 2nd Base
#17 6-1, 195
View Full Profile's sacrifice fly. Clemson scored its fourth run on Krieger's RBI groundout in the fifth inning and the Tigers added four runs in the eighth inning, highlighted by Chris OkeyChris Okey
#25 6-0, 180
Mount Dora, FL
View Full Profile's two-run double.
James Madison faces UNLV on Saturday at noon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium (free admission). The two-game series between Clemson and James Madison concludes Saturday at 4 p.m at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. All children 12 and under receive free admission to the second game on Saturday with purchase of an adult ticket.
Video courtesy Clemson Athletics