Bucs Baseball takes two from Savannah StateMarch 16, 2004
By CSU Sports Information
|Jeff Kolhagen had three RBI in game two|
CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston Southern’s baseball team returned home after a 1-6 road swing and found home to be sweet as they swept the visiting Savannah State Tigers in a doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Buccaneer Field. CSU won game one, 12-6, and took game two, 7-4. Both games of the twinbill were seven inning contests.
Charleston Southern improved to 8-11 on the season and heads to Wofford on Wednesday afternoon. Savannah State dropped to 9-11 overall. Savannah State defeated CSU earlier this month in Savannah, 5-4.
Junior centerfielder Jordan Haar had three hits, including a three-run homerun in the first inning, to spark CSU to the game one victory. CSU tallied 13 hits in the first game, with right fielder Jay Reynolds, catcher Brad Woods, and third baseman Lionel Greene adding two hits each. Greene, a freshman, tallied his first career hit and RBI in the game.
CSU led 8-0 after four innings and put the game away with four runs in the sixth after the Tigers had cut the lead to 8-6 with a six-run fifth inning.
Junior Ian Holmen (2-1) earned the victory in game one, allowing four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings. Josh Davis pitched the final 2 1/3 innings to earn his first save of the season.
Junior first baseman Jeff Kolhagen had three RBI, including a first-inning two-run double, to spark the Bucs in game two. CSU scored five runs in the first off SSU starter Carlos Markyna. Junior left fielder Brian Sole had a double and triple for the Bucs, who were out-hit, 9-5, by the Tigers.
Junior Nino Fasulo earned the victory, improving to 2-0 on the season. Fasulo allowed two runs (one earned) in six innings of work. Davis earned his second save, getting the final out in the seventh after Savannah State had rallied for two runs off reliever Jimmy Trenor.