CLEMSON, S.C. (WACH/Clemson SID) - Clemson pitcher Zack Erwin struck out a career-high 13 batters to lead No. 22 Clemson to an 11-3 victory over Western Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday night.
The Tigers (25-16) split the home-and-home season series with the Catamounts (26-13), who beat Clemson in Cullowhee on March 4.
Erwin (3-2) earned the win by tossing seven innings in a starting role. The Duluth, Ga. native allowed only four hits, three runs and two walks along with his 13 strikeouts, the most by a Tiger since Daniel Gossett had 13 strikeouts against Winthrop on April 3, 2012. Erwinâ??s previous career-high total for strikeouts was seven. Western Carolina starter Bryce Danielson (0-1) suffered the loss.
.The Tigers host No. 11 Miami in a three-game series starting Friday at 6:30 p.m.