Tigers Down Eagles 7-5

Tigers Down Eagles 7-5


Tigers Down Eagles 7-5


The Tigers scored seven runs on 14 hits as they took the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader 7-5.

David Haselden picked up the win for the Tigers.  Haselden went 5.2 innings giving up only five hits and two earned runs.

Phil Pohl continued to be hot at the plate going 3-5.  John Hinson and Jeff Schaus were both 2-4 while Richie Shaffer went 2-5 and drove in two runs.

Boston College jumped to an early lead as they scored one in the bottom of the first.

Clemson got on the board in the top of the third.  With one out John Hinson singled to center.  Phil Pohl singled to advance Hinson to third.  Jeff Schaus hit a sacrifice fly to score Hinson.  After the top of the third the score was tied 1-1.

The Eagles bounced back to take the lead again in the bottom of the third.  Boston College scored two in the third and chased Scott Firth from the game.

The Tigers plated two runs in the sixth to tie the score 3-3.  With one out Jeff Schaus singled to center.  Richie Shaffer singled to short and advanced to second on a throwing error while Schaus moved to third.  Brad Miller grounded out to second scoring Schaus and advancing Shaffer to third.  Will Lamb doubled to right center scoring Miller.

The Tigers scored seven runs on 14 hits as they defeated Boston College 7-5 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill.

Clemson broke took their first lead of the game in the seventh.  With one out Jason Stolz doubled to left center.  John Hinson singled to right scoring Stolz.  Hinson then stole second and third.  Phil Pohl singled to center to score Hinson and advanced to second on a wild pitch.  Jeff Schaus singled before Richie Shaffer doubled to left scoring Pohl and Schaus.  After the top of the seventh the Tigers led 7-3.

Boston College fought back in the eight.  The Eagles plated two runs to make the score 7-5.

With the victory Clemson moves to 21-13 overall and 8-9 in the ACC.


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