Citadel 14, Elon 7

The Citadel knocked out 15 hits in a victory over Elon that evened the Southern Conference series at Riley Park at a game apiece.

The run total was the second- highest of the season for The Citadel (17-15, 6-5) and snapped the Bulldogs’ eight-game losing streak to the Phoenix (19-13, 11-6).

The win was also the 499th at home for The Citadel in 22 seasons under head coach Fred Jordan, including 135 at College Park and 364 at Riley Park.

Mason Davis and Calvin Orth both had three hits for The Citadel, and four other Bulldogs had two-hit games. Orth scored three times and slammed a three-run homer in the eighth, his second of the season, to put the finishing touches on the victory.

ELON AB R H BI CIT AB R H BI

Bower rf 5 0 2 0 Davis 2b 4 2 3 0

Gomez cf 5 0 1 0 Armstrong cf 3 1 1 0

Alvarez ss 4 0 0 1 Jackson c 2 3 2 3

McVicar dh 3 0 0 0 Thompson dh 2 1 0 1

Schaedel 1 0 0 0 Griffin rf 4 0 0 0 King ph 1 0 0 0 DeKlegand lf 4 2 2 2

Kinsella 1b 3 2 2 1 Stokes ss 4 1 2 2

Swim c 5 1 0 0 Rush 3b 5 1 2 2

Leathers 2b 4 1 1 0 Orth 1b 5 3 3 3

Brsnahan 3b 4 1 3 1

Bower lf 4 2 1 1

Totals 39 7 10 4 Totals 33 14 15 13

Elon 001 311 010— 7

Citadel 015 210 23x—14

E—Elon 1, Citadel 4. DP—Elon 2, Citadel 6. HR— Kinsella, Jackson, Orth. 2B—Kinsella, Davis, Stokes, Ruch. SB— Bower, Bresnahan, Dekerlegand.

Elon IP H R ER BB SO

Manez 2.2 7 6 6 2 1

Darnell 1.1 1 2 1 1 0

Pennell 1 2 1 1 2 0

Lynch 3 5 5 5 1 3

Citadel

Cribb 5.2 7 6 2 1 6

Connell 0.2 0 0 0 1 0

Sherrill 0.2 0 0 0 0 1

Rivera 2 3 1 1 2 1

HBP— Manez, Darnell, Cribb. A—335. Time—3:11.