Clemson's Gossett posts season-best in Friday win

CLEMSON, S.C. (WACH) - Clemson sophomore righthander Daniel Gossett struck out a season-high 12 batters to lead No. 19 Clemson to a 7-1 victory over Georgia Southern at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Friday night.

The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the series, improved to 35-15 on the season. The Eagles dropped to 25-24 this season.

Gossett upped his record to 8-3 by pitching seven and a third innings to earn the win. He allowed just two hits, one run, and two walks with 12 strikeouts. He also retired the first 10 batters of the game.

Clemson and Georgia Southern will play game-two of the three-game series on Saturday at 6:30pm.