After struggling offensively for the first month of the season, ETSU pounded out 12 runs on 14 hits, and converted the majority of its opportunities, stranding only five runners and posting runs in four of the five innings runners reached scoring position.
The Bucs (9-3) jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, plating their first run on senior Justin Aughey's (
Glafenhein (4-0) made sure two runs were plenty, allowing only three runners past first base while scattering five hits and striking out three in his seven innings of work. Tom Dolan gave up five runs, only three earned, in his six innings of work, falling to 1-1.
Leading 5-0 in the seventh, the Bucs broke the game open with four runs, highlighted by junior Anthony Russell's (
The Bucs pitching staff has thrown 20-consecutive scoreless innings, the most since the 1992 squad notched three consecutive shutouts. Combining with Glafenhein in the streak have been senior Tony Lombardi (