Clemson pounded out 12 runs and 18 hits, Williams scored four and drove in four, and Hennessy reached career-highs in innings pitched and strikeouts as No. 11 Clemson defeated No. 10 Dallas Baptist 12-1 on a sun-splashed afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Friday.
Williams went 4-for-4, Patrick Cromwell scored four times and Robert Jolly drove in three runs as all but one Clemson starter had at least one hit. Clemson improves to 5-0 on the season, while Dallas Baptist falls to 3-1.
Hennessy pitched a career-high 6 1/3 innings, giving up just three hits while walking two and striking out a career-high eight. He improves to 1-0 with the win.