86
      Thursday
      93 / 76
      Friday
      89 / 68
      Saturday
      87 / 66

      Clemson blanks High Point to earn 5th straight win


      CLEMSON, S.C. (WACH/CLEMSON SID) - Four Clemson pitchers combined for a four-hit shutout in Clemson's 1-0 win over High Point at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday night.


      It was the first meeting between the two schools since 2008, as the Tigers (30-19) improved to 10-0 all-time against the Panthers (25-19). Clemson won its fifth game in a row and also reached the 30-win mark for the 40th consecutive season.


      Tiger starter Clate Schmidt (5-6) earned the win by allowing just four hits, no runs and three walks with four strikeouts in six innings pitched. Drew Moyer, Clay Bates and Matt Campbell all pitched a scoreless inning to close out the game, as Campbell recorded his seventh save of the season.


      Panther starter Jon Carlson (1-1) suffered the loss despite pitching 6.1 strong innings.


      Clemson dented the scoreboard in the third inning when Steven Duggar led off with a single and scored on Garrett Boulware's sacrifice fly.


      The Tigers travel to South Bend, Ind. to take on Notre Dame in a three-game series beginning Friday at 7:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.

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