MT. PLEASANT, S.C. – No. 30 Campbell tallied 13 hits and used a four-run fourth inning to down College of Charleston, 6-2, in non-conference action on Tuesday.
The Camels (40-9) had five players tally multiple hits while College of Charleston (26-21) used five pitchers in the game.
Drew Freie (4-5) picked up the loss for the Cougars, lasting 3.2 innings in his second career start and allowing three runs on three hits while striking out two. Campbell’s Logan Self (2-0) earned the win as he came in the third inning and pitched two shutout innings as the Camels took a lead in the fourth.
CofC’s Michael Hanzlik allowed four hits and two runs in the fourth inning, while Griffin Jones pitched three strong innings and allowed one run.
Senior Bradley Goodson hit his first home run of the season, a solo shot in the sixth inning. Sophomore Gunnar Heidt was the only Cougar to tally multiple hits.
Campbell’s Michael Felton notched two hits, including a double, and scored two runs. Will Albertson also scored twice and had two hits with an RBI.
CofC took a 1-0 lead in the first inning with a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to left field from Cody Martin.
The lead held until the fourth inning when Campbell loaded the bases with one out. A wild pitch allowed Felton to score and tie the game, but Freie struck Michael DeLucia for the second out of the inning. Hanzlik relieved Freie and the Camels added three runs on a passed ball and four straight singles, taking a 4-1 lead.
Campbell loaded the bases in the fifth when three straight batters were hit by a pitch, and DeLucia hit a sacrifice fly to increase the lead to 5-1.
Goodson’s solo home run cut the game to 5-2, but Campbell’s David Olson shut the door with a three-inning save, not allowing a hit in the final three innings.
The Cougars stay at home and will host Georgia tomorrow at 6 p.m. at Patriots Point.