CLEMSON — Clemson scored three runs in the fifth inning, including two with two outs, to take the lead for good in its 11-5 win over Wofford at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
The Tigers, who won their 15th game in a row against the Terriers, improved to 5-2 on the season. Wofford dropped to 7-1.
Reed Rohlman led the Tigers by going 4-for-4 with a double, his first career homer in the third inning, four runs and a walk. Tyler Krieger added two hits and three RBIs.
Clemson jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and 3-1 lead in the third inning, then Wofford scored two runs in both the fourth and fifth innings to take a 5-3 lead. After the Tigers regained the lead in the fifth inning, Weston Wilson belted a two-run homer in the seventh inning before the Tigers added three insurance runs in the eighth inning.
Freshman left-hander Charlie Barnes (1-0) earned his first career win by pitching 3.1 perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts. Wofford reliever Connell Anderson (1-1) suffered the loss.
Clemson plays a three-game series against No. 10 South Carolina at three different locations this weekend. The first game is Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.