Tigers Sweep Elon

Tigers Sweep Elon

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Tigers Sweep Elon

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The Tiger’s win streak stands at five after they defeated Elon 9-2 Wednesday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore.

Will Lamb got the start of the Tigers and went four innings only giving up one earned run on six hits. David Haselden came in and pitched three scoreless innings only giving up one hit.

Dominic Attanasio went 3-4 on the afternoon including a two-run homerun. Spencer Kieboom went 1-2 adding two more RBIs.

Elon took the lead in the first as they plated one run.

Clemson bounced back in the bottom of the second to take the lead. With one out McGibbon singled to right. Jason Stolz singled to left advancing McGibbon to second. Chris Epps reached on a fielder’s choice while McGibbon advanced to third. Epps then stole second. Spencer Kieboom singled down the line scoring McGibbon and Epps to put the Tigers up 2-1 after two.

The Tigers plated two more runs in the third. Dominic Attanasio started the inning off with a single. Will Lamb reached on a fielder’s choice bunt but advanced to second on a bad throw, with Attanasio advancing to third. Jeff Schaus hit a sacrifice fly scoring Attanasio and advancing Lamb to third. Richie Shaffer singled to right scoring Lamb.

In the fourth Chris Epps got on base with a one out single before Spencer Kieboom was hit by a pitch. Wilkerson flied out to left and Epps scored on a throwing error. Freshman Dominic Attanasio hit a two run homerun down the left field line to put the Tigers up 7-2.

Clemson added more insurance in the seventh. Attanasio singled up the middle followed by a Will Lamb single to left. Jeff Schaus singled to right scoring Attanasio and advancing Lamb to third. Richie Shaffer hit a sacrifice fly to right scoring Lamb.

With the win the Tigers advanced to 12-7 on the season. Clemson travels to NC State for a three-game series that starts on Friday.

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