Georgia Southern 14, Clemson 5
STATESBORO, GA. - Georgia Southern scored in six of the first seven innings to rout No. 13 Clemson on Tuesday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. It was the first meeting between Georgia Southern (17-4) and Clemson (12-7) in Statesboro since 1995.
The Eagles, who took a 1-0 lead in the two-game, midweek series, scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back. Kody Adams and Aaron Mizell added two-run homers later in the game to highlight Georgia Southern's 13-hit attack. Infielder Shane Kennedy made his first appearance of the season for the Tigers after missing the first 18 games due to a torn ACL suffered in the fall.
Ryan Frederick (2-0) earned the win by allowing one run on three hits in 3.0 innings pitched in a scheduled short start. Tiger starter Zack Erwin (1-1) suffered the loss.
The game was Jack Leggett's 2,000th as a head coach in his 35th season.
Clemson and Georgia Southern conclude the series Wednesday at 4 p.m.