Early Lead Fades as Bucs Fall to College of Charleston 10-2April 10, 2007
By Bret McIver, CSU Sports Information
|Senior Anthony Hayes|
CHARLESTON, S.C.—The Bucs jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, but it was not enough as the College of Charleston Cougars scored in the final seven innings, defeating CSU 10-2 on a sunny afternoon at Buccaneer Field.
The Bucs started out in the bottom of the first on a two out rally that included three hits by Justin Fyle, Anthony Hayes, and Chris Krogmeier singled up the middle scoring Fyle. Hayes hit his third homer of the season in the fifth inning and his second against Charleston. The Cougars would answer back by scoring in the final seven innings including four home runs by Graham Maiden, two by Ben Lasater, and Steve Harrington.
Eight of the nine Buccaneer hits came from the middle of the order, with Hayes leading the way with three. Fyle and Krogmeier each had two. David Perkins and Wes Brundridge accounted for the other two hits.
Taking the win for the Cougars was Jake Goldberg improving to 5-0 on the season. Taking the loss for CSU was Joey Timmerman dropping to 1-1.
The Bucs return to Big South action this weekend as they travel to Lynchburg, Va, to battle Liberty. The first pitch for Fridays contest is scheduled for 3 pm. Related Item: Box Score