Austin Pritcher tossed a complete game four-hitter to give head coach Fred Jordan his 700th career victory as The Citadel blanked UNC Greensboro, 3-0, Friday night to open their three-game Southern Conference series at Riley Park.
Pritcher (4-2) struck out nine Spartans and scattered four hits, walking none. It was Pritcher’s first complete-game effort.
Jordan becomes the 36th active member of the 700-win club of NCAA Division I head coaches. In his 21st season, Jordan is 700-529 all-time at the helm of The Citadel program.
Justin Mackert led the Bulldogs (14-21, 5-8) with two hits and three stolen bases.
The Bulldogs jumped on the scoreboard early, scoring once in the second inning and twice in the third for a 3-0 lead that the Spartans (18-14, 4-9) could not overcome.
The series continues today with a 2 p.m. start.