Lasater Helps CofC Past Wofford, 21-9
Ben Lasater hit for the cycle and Graham Maiden belted a three-run homer as the College of Charleston cruised to a 21-9 win over Wofford in the finale of its three-game Southern Conference series before 239 at Russell King Field on Sunday.
Charleston, which won two of three games in the series, improved to 20-8 overall and 5-1 in league play. The Terriers are 17-13 and 1-5. Charleston plays host to The Citadel at Joe Riley Park in the “Turn Back The Century Game” at 7:00 on Wednesday.
The Cougars set a school mark for most runs scored in the second inning when they scored 11 times with two outs to take an 11-0 lead. The Cougars collected eight hits, two walks and a hit batter in the inning including Maiden’s fourth homer of the season, a shot down the left field line that capped the frame.
Lasater became the first player in school history to hit for the cycle. He singled and scored in the second, tripled and scored in the fifth, doubled and scored in the sixth and added a solo homer to center in the seventh, his fifth homer of the season.
Wofford got homers from Mo Seay, Steven Fusaro and Adam Wood.
Michael Bunton (3-0) worked the first five innings to pick up the win. Zack Parmer (3-1) suffered the loss for the Terriers.