Strong pitching delivers Clemson midweek series win
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 02:42:27 GMT —
CLEMSON, SC (WACH) - Brody Koerner, Jonathan Meyer, and Zack Erwin combined to allow just two runs in Clemson's 5-2 victory over Morehead State at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
The Tigers, who swept the midweek series 2-0, improved to 13-7 on the season. The Eagles dropped to 7-14 on the year.
Trailing 2-1 in the fifth inning, Clemson scored a run to tie the score and took the lead for good in the sixth inning on Jon McGibbons run-scoring single. Meyer and Erwin combined to pitch the last five innings without giving up a run.
Meyer earned the win, allowing six hits, no runs, no walks with tallying three strikeouts in four innings of work. Erwin pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning to notch his first career save. Freshman righthander Brody Koerner gave up one earned run in four innings of work in his first career start before giving way to Meyer.
Garrett Boulware continued to swing a hot bot, going 2-for-2 with one RBI, two runs, and two walks.
Clemson gets back to ACC action this weekend they they host Duke in a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium starting Friday at 6:30pm.