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Cougars Sweep Doubleheader, Series at William & Mary

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By: CofC Sports Media

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Harrison Hawkins hit a two-run homer in each game and finished the day with six RBI while Trey Pooser pitched seven shutout innings in game one to lead the College of Charleston to a doubleheader and series sweep of William & Mary on Saturday afternoon in Colonial Athletic Association play. The Cougars won game one, 10-1, before edging the Tribe, 5-4, in the finale to complete the sweep.

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Cougars scored twice in the first, held William & Mary scoreless until the eighth and pushed eight runs across in the final three innings in game one to clinch the series win.Charleston then battled its way to a gritty 5-4 victory in the series finale scoring three in the fifth and two in the eighth after William & Mary tied the game at 3-3 in the seventh. Ty Good then shut the door stranding the tying run on second in the eighth and pitching a perfect ninth to close out the sweep.

STANDOUT PERFORMANCE

Hawkins continued to feast on CAA pitching going 5-for-9 with four runs scored, two doubles, two homers and six RBI in the doubleheader. The senior outfielder finished the weekend sweep 9-for-15 (.643) with seven RBI, 17 total bases and a 1.214 slugging percentage. He went 4-for-6 in game one with two doubles, a two-run homer, three runs scored and four RBI. Hawkins capped the weekend with a 1-for-3 effort in game two after walking twice and clubbing his second two-run home run of the day.

NEXT UP

The Cougars make the short trip across the peninsula on Tuesday evening for the third of four meetings with The Citadel this season. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Joe Riley Park.

 

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