#9 Clemson Slugs Wofford 10-1


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Ninth-Ranked Clemson recorded a season-high nine extra base hits on the way to a 10-1 win over Wofford in front of 2,944 fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Wednesday. The Tigers reached the 30-victory mark for the 32nd consecutive season with the win to improve to 30-13, while the Terriers dropped to 17-28. Clemson tallied four home runs and five doubles on the night.


Tyler Colvin was 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs for Clemson. Travis Storrer, Marquez Smith, and Adrian Casanova each had two hits apiece for the Tigers. Chuck Eller had a double and scored the only run of the night for Wofford.


Stephen Faris (5-2) pitched 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing five hits and striking out seven to earn the win for Clemson. Ben Austin (0-3) surrendered seven runs on nine hits in 5.1 innings pitched and took the loss for the Terriers.


D.J. Mitchell walked to begin the first, and went to third on a single through the right side by Herman Demmink. Demmink stole second, and Storrer hit a sacrifice fly to right to score Mitchell. Colvin followed with a double down the right-field line that brought home Demmink.

Storrer doubled down the left-field line with one out in the third, and scored on a two-out double to left by Taylor Harbin.


Storrer added to Clemson's lead with a solo home run to center with two outs in the fifth, his seventh long ball of the season.


Smith led off the sixth with a homer to left-center. Andy D'Alessio walked, and with one out Casanova hit an opposite field two-run home run down the right-field line, his fifth of the season. Mitchell reached on a bunt single and then stole second. Storrer walked, and moved to second on a wild pitch as Mitchell advanced to third. Colvin then lofted a single to left to score Mitchell and Storrer.


Smith led of an inning with a solo homer for the second time in the seventh, giving the junior his first career multi-home run game. It was his sixth homer of the season.


Eller doubled down the right-field line with two outs in the eighth, and then scored all the way from second on a passed ball.


Brad Chalk did not start for the first time in 81 games due to a sprained wrist.


Clemson returns to ACC action Friday night when it plays host to Virginia Tech at 7:15 PM at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


Wofford 1 (17-28)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Steven Fusaro dh.........  4  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   1
Chuck Eller rf/lf........  3  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   1
Shane Kirkley 3b.........  4  0  1  0   0  2  0  2   0
John Brandt lf...........  3  0  0  0   0  3  1  0   0
 Brent Pearce rf.........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Bradford Eaves cf........  3  0  1  0   0  2  6  0   1
 Mike Regan ph...........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Keith Munns c............  2  0  1  0   0  0  6  0   0
 Sam Bridgeman ph........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Eric Sturkie ss..........  3  0  0  0   0  1  2  0   1
Adam Wood 1b.............  3  0  1  0   0  0  4  1   0
Zach Pittman 2b..........  3  0  1  0   0  0  2  1   0
Ben Austin p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   0
 Chip Hunt p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Ryan Beaton p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 31  1  6  0   0 12 24  4   5

Clemson 10 (30-13)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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D.J. Mitchell cf.........  4  2  1  0   1  1  2  0   2
Herman Demmink dh........  3  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Ben Hall ph/dh..........  2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Travis Storrer rf........  2  3  2  2   1  0  0  0   0
 Doug Hogan ph/c.........  1  0  0  0   0  1  3  0   0
Tyler Colvin lf..........  5  0  3  3   0  0  0  0   0
Taylor Harbin 2b/ss......  4  0  1  1   0  0  1  3   2
Marquez Smith 3b.........  4  2  2  2   0  1  1  4   2
Andy D'Alessio 1b........  2  1  0  0   1  0  7  1   0
 John Ingram 1b..........  1  0  0  0   0  1  3  0   0
Stan Widmann ss..........  3  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   0
 Tanner Leggett 2b.......  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Adrian Casanova c........  3  1  2  2   0  0  7  2   0
 Alex Burg ph/c..........  1  0  1  0   0  0  1  0   0
Stephen Faris p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  2   0
 Sean Clark p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Daniel Moskos p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 36 10 13 10   3  5 27 13   6

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Wofford............. 000 000 010 -  1  6  0
Clemson............. 201 015 10X - 10 13  0
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DP - Clemson 1. LOB - Wofford 5; Clemson 6. 2B - ELLER(7); 
PITTMAN(3); STORRER(7); COLVIN 2(17); HARBIN(12); BURG(3). 
HR - STORRER(7); M. SMITH 2(6); CASANOVA(5). HBP - ELLER; 
MUNNS. SF - STORRER(3). SB - KIRKLEY(7); MITCHELL(3); 
DEMMINK(10). CS - EAVES(4).

Wofford                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
-----------------------------------------------
Ben Austin..........  5.1  9  7  7  2  2 24 27
Chip Hunt...........  1.1  4  3  3  1  1  8  9
Ryan Beaton.........  1.1  0  0  0  0  2  4  4

Clemson                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF
-----------------------------------------------
Stephen Faris.......  7.0  5  0  0  0  8 24 26
Sean Clark..........  1.0  1  1  0  0  1  4  4
Daniel Moskos.......  1.0  0  0  0  0  3  3  3

Win - FARIS (5-2).  Loss - AUSTIN (0-3).  Save - None.
WP - AUSTIN(6); HUNT(11). HBP - by FARIS (ELLER); 
by FARIS (MUNNS). PB - BURG(1).
Umpires - HP: David Savage  1B: Rick Brown  
3B: Mike Mazzarisi
Start: 7:18   Time: 2:02   Attendance: 2944

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