The Citadel fell behind 5-0 from the beginning and chipped away with two in the third, five in the fourth and four in the seventh before losing, 13-12. Justin Mackert drove in four with a pair of doubles and Drew DeKerlegand had three hits.
E--Merck, Collins, Izokovic, Orth 2, DeKerlegand, Hitchingham. LOB--GW 11; Citadel 15. 2B--Jackson, Harris, Felder, Mackert 2, Ladd, DeKerlegand. HR--Watts. SH--Collins. SF--Coleman, Harris, Mackert, Ladd. SB--Miller, Merck 2, Blanton.
WP--Wilson 2, Hitchingham, Clarkson, Mahaffey. HBP--by Hitchingham (Blanton); by Wilson (Griffin) by Izokovic (Simonelli, Ladd); by Long (Merck); by Stackhouse (Griffin). PB--Richards. Att--625. Time--3:49.