ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Drew Woodall hit a bases-clearing double in the second inning to drive home a career-high three runs, but it wasn't enough as Charleston Southern fell, 4-3, to UNC Asheville on Saturday at McCormick Field.
The loss drops Charleston Southern a half-game behind UNC Asheville for the eighth and final spot in the Big South Conference tournament, which will begin May 25.
Charleston Southern (17-33, 6-16 Big South) had a one-run lead in the ninth, but the Bulldogs (14-32, 7-1) loaded the bases on three straight singles with no outs. Following a fielders' choice that tied the game, Charleston Southern's Tyler Thornburg walked in the game-winning run.
Thornburg (5-4) gave up four runs on six hits and struck out 10.
DP--UNCA 1. LOB--CSU 3, UNCA 5, 2B--Woodall. HR--Schumer. SB--Meier, Quattlebaum, Lurie. CS--Baatz.
WP--Thornburg, Schumer, Spear. BK--Thornburg.