Baseball picks up first win; defeats Savannah State, 9-3February 8, 2006
By CSU Sports Information
|Keith Stewart had two hits and scored two runs|
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern's baseball team picked up their first win of the 2006 season on Wednesday, defeating Savannah State, 9-3, in their home opener.
Designated hitter Keith Stewart tallied two hits and scored two runs while third baseman Sean Doherty picked up two hits to pace the Buccaneers offense.
CSU improved to 1-3 on the season and will host 10th-ranked Missouri on Friday morning at 11 a.m.
Junior Ryan Rowland earned the win in relief, improving to 1-0 on the season. CSU starter DJ Throneburg went three scoreless innings to open the game.
CSU scored two runs in the first, without the benefit of a hit. In fact, the Bucs did not get their first hit until Doherty's single in the fourth.
With CSU leading, 3-2, in the fifth, the Bucs scored four runs on four hits and a pair of walks to take command of the contest.
Savannah State starter Greg Hatcher took the loss for the Tigers.Related Item: Box Score