Elon 3, Charleston 2

ELON, N.C. — Elon’s Alex Swim knocked a game-winning, two-out single to center field in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Phoenix (7-5, 2-2 SoCon) defeated College of Charleston (8-6, 0-1).

The thriller featured a pitcher’s duel between Charleston’s Matt Pegler and Elon’s Dylan Clark, both preseason All-SoCon first team selections. Each starter went at least eight innings and gave up just two runs apiece.

C of C AB R H BI Elon AB R H BI

Butler 2b 5 1 1 0 Bower cf 4 1 1 0

Goodsn 3b 5 0 2 0 Alvarez ss 5 0 1 0

Heidt ss 5 0 3 1 Swim c 5 0 2 1

Murray lf 5 0 0 0 Kinsella 1b 3 0 0 0 Welke c 4 0 0 0 Tomko lf 3 0 1 0

Wise 1b 4 1 2 1 Lynch ph 1 0 0 0

Pastoris cf 4 0 1 0 Gomez 3b 3 0 0 0 Martin rf 4 0 2 0 Jones rf 4 0 0 0

Reed dh 2 0 0 0 Leathers 2b 4 1 2 2

Boykin dh 1 0 0 0 King dh 4 1 2 2

Totals 39 2 11 2 Totals 35 3 9 3

College of Charleston 010 000 100 0— 2

Elon 000 020 000 1— 3

E—Sebastian Gomez 2B—Carl Wise, Quinn Bower. LOB—Chas. 8, Elon 7. HR— Carl Wise, Chris King SB—Brandon Murray, Cody Martin, Wuinn Bower, Alex Swim.

IP H R ER BB SO

Charleston

Pegler 8 7 2 2 1 6

Freie 12/3 2 1 1 2 2

Elon

Clark 81/3 10 2 1 1 5

MacDonald 12/3 1 0 0 0 0

HBP— Will Leathers. Att— 340. Time—2:34