The Citadel 3, Furman 1 A day after clinching a berth in the Southern Conference tournament, The Citadel baseball team clinched its three-game series with Furman, taking a 3-1 victory Saturday at Riley Park.
The Bulldogs (24-27, 13-13) go for the sweep over the Paladins (22-28, 9-17) at 1 p.m. today.
Joe Jackson and Grant Richards drove in runs for The Citadel, and pitcher T.J. Clarkson (3-4) got the win with 21/3 innings of scoreless relief. Starter Kevin Connell allowed just one run on five hits over 52/3 innings, and Ryan Hines earned his seventh save by pitching a scoreless ninth.
Jonathan Stokes doubled and scored on a throwing error in the third for The Citadel. The Bulldogs scored two more in the eighth.