By: CofC Sports Media
All nine members of the batting order reached base via a hit and six players drove in at least one run as College of Charleston completed a sweep of the season series against The Citadel with a 10-3 win on Tuesday evening at Patriots Point.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Cougars opened the scoring with two runs in the first and, after The Citadel answered with one in the second, countered with five runs over the next two frames to take a 7-1lead into the fourth. Solo home runs from Jared Kirven and Tanner McCallister highlighted the offensive outburst that was capped by a three-run seventh.
Kirven homered for the second straight game while recording his second three-hit game in a row in a 3-for-4 effort. The sophomore backstop blasted a solo shot in the second and added an RBI single in the seventh to pace the offense.
The Cougars return to the diamond on Thursday evening when they host Elon in the opening game of a crucial three-game series in Colonial Athletic Association play. First pitch isscheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Patriots Point.
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