Clemson scored early and often Saturday afternoon as they defeated Charleston Southern 19-1 at Doug Kingsmore.
David Haselden went 5.0 innings for the Tigers and picked up the victory. Haselden only gave up four hits and one earned run. Matt Campbell pitched 2.0 innings for the Tigers giving up no hits. Jonathan Meyer and Justin Sarrat eached pitched an inning for the Tigers.
Chris Epps was 3-3 for the Tigers while Brad Miller was 2-2. Hinson and Pohl both homered Saturday afternoon.
The Tigers jumped out to a big lead in the first inning. Chris Epps started things off with a single to right. Brad Miller doubled down the left field line advancing Epps to third. Jeff Schaus lined out to center scoring Epps and advancing Miller to third. Richie Shaffer singled to right scoring Miller. John Hinson singled to right scoring Shaffer on a throwing error. Spencer Kieboom flied out scoring Hinson to put the Tigers up 4-0 after the first.
Clemson kept it going in the second inning. Epps, Schaus and Shaffer all walked to load the bases with two outs. John Hinson hit a grand slam to put the Tigers up 8-0.
Charleston Southern got on the board in the third inning.
The Tigers added two more in the third. Will Lamb walked to start the inning. Phil Pohl reached on an error advancing Lamb to third. Chris Epps tripled down the right field line scoring Lamb and Pohl. After three the Tigers led 10-1.
Clemson kept the offense going in the fourth. Richie Shaffer started things off with a walk. With one out Kieboom singled to left field advancing Shaffer to third. Lamb flied out down the left field line scoring Shaffer. Phil Pohl hit a two-out two-run homerun to put the Tigers up 13-1.
In the fifth inning the Tigers added some more insurance. Chris Epps singled through the right before Brad Miller walked. Shaffer singled through the right side to load the bases. Hinson grounded out to first scoring Epps. Miller scored on a wild pitch. Jay Cox doubled down the left field line scoring Shaffer. After five the Tigers led 16-1.
The Tigers plated two more in the eighth. John Surber singled to the right side. Dominic Attanasio singled to right center. Steve Wilkerson singled to left field. Joe Costigan singled to right scoring Surber. Jon McGibbon was hit by a pitch scoring Attanasio. Jay Cox singled up the middle to score the Tigers final run. After eight the Tigers led 19-1.
Clemson moved to 4-1 on the season. The Tigers travel to Flour field Sunday to play Michigan State.