Elon crushes Citadel

Elon 18, The Citadel 5 ELON, N.C. — With the game tied at five heading to the bottom of the seventh, Elon (30-24, 19-10 SoCon) erupted to score 13 runs over its next two innings at bats to claim an 18-5 Southern Conference baseball victory over The Citadel (24-30, 13-16)on Thursday night.

CITADEL AB R H BI ELON AB R H BI

Orvin cf 3 1 1 0 Bower cf 5 1 2 3

Hrdwck ph 1 0 0 0 Swim c 6 2 3 2

Davis 2b 4 0 0 0 Gomez 2b 4 2 1 1

Kilgallen ph 1 0 0 0 Kinsella 1b 5 2 3 3

Mackert lf 2 1 1 1 Tomko 3b 3 1 1 0

Jackson dh 2 1 1 0 Jones 3b 1 2 1 1

Thmpsn 1b 4 0 2 2 Bower lf 2 3 1 1

Griffin rf 4 1 1 1 McVicar dh 2 0 0 0

Armstrng rf 0 0 0 0 McCoury ph 1 0 0 0

Richards c 4 0 1 0 Luce pr 0 1 0 0

Rush 3b 2 0 0 1 Elefante ph 1 0 0 1

Orth ph 1 0 0 0 Bresnahan ss 3 3 2 3

DKrlgnd 3b 1 0 0 0 Serra rf 4 1 1 2

Stokes ss 3 1 1 0 Paone ph/rf 0 0 0 0

Hendry ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 33 5 8 5 Totals 37 18 15 17

The Citadel 020 001 200— 5 Elon 022 100 3(10)x—18

E—Davis, Sherrill. LOB—Citadel 6, Elon 14. 2B—Stokes, Kinsella, Bresnahan. SH—B. Bower. SF—Bresnahan. SB—Mackert, Griffin. CS—Orvin, McVicar.

IP H R ER BB SO The Citadel Connell 21/3 5 4 4 1 0

Clarkson 3 4 1 1 3 4 Reeves (L, 6-4) 1 2 3 3 1 1

Sherrill 2/3 2 3 3 2 1 White 1/3 1 3 3 2 1

Ardis 0 1 4 2 3 0 Walsh 2/3 0 0 0 2 0

Elon Whitehead 51/3 4 3 3 4 1 MacDonald 11/3 2 2 2 0 1

Darnell (W, 2-2) 21/3 2 0 0 1 2

Att—248. Time—3:31.