Cagle throws second no hitter of the week

Cagle throws second no hitter of the week


Cagle throws second no hitter of the week


Clemson secure series sweep of BC with 12th straight win

Clemson’s Valerie Cagle threw her second no-hitter of the week as Clemson softball secured the series sweep over Boston College with a 6-0 win on Sunday at McWhorter Stadium in Clemson.

With the win, Clemson improves to 32-4 overall and 22-4 in ACC play with their 12th straight win. Cagle pitched a complete game allowing no hits, no runs and struck out seven without a walk.

Clemson head coach John Rittman was more than impressed with his ace pitcher on Sunday.

“Valerie was just phenomenal in the circle, very dominating. She had nine strikeouts, a no-hitter and got stronger as the game went along, so very impressed with her pitching performance,” he said. “As we all know, she’s a dangerous threat at the plate as well, so to see her get an opposite field homerun was huge.”

Cagle earned the win and second career no-hitter in the circle to improve to 20-3 and recorded her 250th career strikeout in her 228.0 innings pitched overall.

The second year freshman got the Tigers on the board in their first inning of work with a one-run double to put Clemson up 1-0.

The Tigers added to their lead in the second thanks to a one-run single by centerfielder McKenzie Clark to tack on another run.

Clemson continued to stay hot at the plate, securing four RBIs in the fifth thanks to a solo homer to left field from Valerie Cagle as well as Alia Logoleo’s three-run bomb to center field to round out the scoring.

The Tigers take the field once again on Wednesday, April 21 for a road matchup against the South Carolina, the first meeting between the two programs, at Beckham field in Columbia, S.C. First pitch is scheduled for 7pm on the SEC Network.



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