Charleston Southern knocks off VMI

LEXINGTON, Va. — Charleston Southern (20-30, 11-10) had four pitchers combine for a shutout and the offense pounded out 12 hits in a 6-0 win over VMI (15-34, 7-17) on Sunday afternoon.

Patrick Dolan (4-4) picked up the victory for the Bucs on the mound. The right-handed tossed six innings shut-out innings, allowing five hits and one walk while eight strikeouts.

Denis Buckley, Kyle Ward and Corey Deighan each threw a scoreless inning of relief for CSU in the win. Buckley has now gone 151/3 consecutive innings without allowing a run.

The Charleston Southern offensive onslaught featured two-hit performances from Chase Shelton, Alex Tomasovich, Harrison Wilkins and Blake Hunt.

Charleston Southern plays at UNCWilmington on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

CSU AB R H BI VMI AB R H BI Ison cf 3 0 1 1 Dikinson cf 4 0 3 0

Faircloth 3b 5 0 1 0 Piccirilli dh 4 0 1 0

Shelton rf 4 2 2 0 Morley rf 3 0 0 0

Streett 1b 4 1 1 0 Walter 1b 4 0 1 0

Tomasvh ss 4 1 2 1 Dwyer ss 4 0 2 0

Sustar dh 5 1 1 0 Winn c 4 0 0 0

Wilkins lf 3 1 2 1 Angus lf 3 0 1 0

Levnder 2b 4 0 0 0 Wrthngtn 3b 4 0 0 0

Hunt c 4 0 2 2 Bryan 2b 2 0 0 0

Woodall c 0 0 0 0 Devine ph 1 0 0 0

Stallings 2b 1 0 0 0 Totals 36 6 12 5 Totals 34 0 8 0

Charleston Southern 021 021 000—6

VMI 000 000 000—0 E—Faircloth. DP—CSU 2; VMI 2. LOB—CSU 9; VMI 9. 2B—Piccirilli. HR—Tomasovich. SB—Ison, Shelton, Angus.

IP H R ER BB SO CSU Dolan (W, 4-4) 6 5 0 0 1 8

Buckley 1 2 0 0 0 1 Ward 1 1 0 0 0 0

Deighan 1 0 0 0 0 1 VMI Deal (L, 2-2) 3 8 3 3 1 4

Kelley 11/3 2 2 2 2 1 Garrett 42/3 2 1 1 2 3

WP—Kelley, Garrett. HBP—by Deal (Shelton); by Ward (Morley).

Att—234. Time—2:23.