Late Run Lifts Terps

Late Run Lifts Terps

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Late Run Lifts Terps

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Clemson gave up a run in the top of the ninth inning as Maryland defeated the Tigers 7-6 to avoid the sweep.

Alex Frederick pitched the final four innings for the Tigers only giving up one three hits and one run, unfortunately that run was the game winner in the ninth.

Brad Miller had another outstanding day at the plate going 4-5 and driving in two runs.

Maryland jumped out to a lead in the top of the first.  A walk, a single and a sacrifice fly put the Terps up 1-0.

The lead didn’t last long as the Tigers plated two runs in the first.  With two outs Jeff Schaus walked before Richie Shaffer doubled to right center to score Schaus.  Brad Miller singled up the middle to score Shaffer.

Clemson added another run in the second.  With two outs Jason Stolz walked and advanced to second on a wild pitch.  John Hinson doubled to left to score Stolz.  After two the Tigers led 3-1.

The Terps fought back with three runs in the top of the fourth to take a 4-3 lead.

In the fifth inning Jeff Schaus started things off with a walk.  With one out Brad Miller tripled down the line to score Schaus.  Spencer Kieboom grounded out to short scoring Miller.  After five the Tigers led 5-4.

Maryland fought back to take the lead with two runs in the top of the sixth.

Clemson tied the score at 6-6 with a run in the sixth.  With two outs Richie Shaffer doubled to left to score Schaus.

Maryland took a one run lead in the ninth.  After a leadoff double the Terps scored the winning run on a one out single. 

The Tigers fell to 18-13 overall and 6-9 in the ACC with the loss.  Clemson plays Presbyterian Tuesday night at 6:30 at Doug Kingsmore.

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