Clemson put up a season high 20 hits as they defeated Gardner Webb 12-0 in the second game of a doubleheader.
Jonathan Meyer moved to 5-1 on the season. Meyer threw 53 pitches and 43 strikes in 6.1 innings only giving up 3 hits and no runs.
Jeff Schaus was 4-4 while Will Lamb and Richie Shaffer were both 3-4 for the Tigers.
The Tigers took the lead in the first. John Hinson singled to right and stole second. Phil Pohl grounded out to second advancing Hinson to third. Hinson scored on a wild pitch. With two outs Richie Shaffer singled to left. Jeff Schaus singled to right. Will Lamb singled to right scoring Shaffer. After one the Tigers led 2-0.
Clemson got some two-out magic going in the third. With two outs Jeff Schaus singled to center then stole second. Lamb singled to right scoring Schaus.
In the fourth the Tigers broke the game open. Steve Wilkerson singled to left field. John Hinson singled to left advancing Wilkerson to second. Phil Pohl reached on a fielder’s choice to load the bases. Brad Miller doubled to left scoring Wilkerson and Hinson. Richie Shaffer hit a two-run homerun off the Gazebo in left center. Jeff Schaus singled to shortstop. Will Lamb doubled to center scoring Schaus. After four theTigers led 8-0.
The Tigers added some another run in the fifth. Jason Stolz singled to short to start the inning. Stolz went to second on a wild pitch. Steve Wilkerson singled to right to score Stolz.
In the sixth inning Brad Miller walked and Richie Shaffer singled to start things off for the Tigers. Jeff Schaus doubled down the left field line scoring Miller. After six the Tigers led 10-0.
Clemson added another insurance run in the seventh. In the eighth Kevin Caughman got the first hit of his career a double to left field scoring the Tiger’s 12th run.
With the win Clemson moved to 31-15 on the season. The Tigers travel to Gardner Webb for game three Sunday at 2 PM.