Box Score: WCU 18 Clemson 10
The Catamounts (8-2), who totaled 16 hits in the game, extended the
nation's longest home winning streak to 18.
Clemson (6-5) scored a run in the first inning, but one inning later, Western
Carolina took advantage of three costly Tiger errors and scored six runs. Then in
the fourth inning, the Catamounts scored seven runs on six hits to put the game out
Freshman lefthander Bryan Sammons (3-0) earned the win in his first career start by
tossing 5.0 effective innings. Freshman lefty Alex Bostic (0-1), who was also
making his first career start, suffered the loss.
Clemson scored six runs in the ninth inning, but it was too little, too late. Tyler Krieger extended his hitting streak to 12 games, but Steven Duggar's 19-game hitting
streak came to an end.
Clemson, who hosts the Catamounts on April 23 to conclude the home-and-home series,
begins ACC play when it hosts Virginia Tech at Doug Kingsmore Stadium over the
weekend beginning Friday at 6:30 PM. The game will be available on ESPN3.
Clemson falls at WCU
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