No. 5 Tigers Top No. 19 Eagles 4-1 in ACC Tournament – ​​Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

DURHAM NC – Sophomore righthander Austin Gordon pitched 6.0 strong innings to lead No. 5 Clemson to a 4-1 victory over No. 19 Boston College in the ACC Tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Friday. The Tigers, who improved to 2-0 in the tournament and advanced to the Semifinals on Saturday, won their 14th straight game and lifted their record to 41-17. The Eagles fell to 35-18.

Gordon (2-4) earned the win by allowing only two hits, no runs and three walks with three strikeouts. Ryan Ammons retired the last batter to record his fifth save of the year. Eagle starter Chris Flynn (7-3) suffered the loss, as he scored four runs on three hits in 2.0 innings pitched.

The Tigers struck first in the first inning on Caden Grice’s two-run homer, his 16th of the season. Clemson doubled the lead in the second inning on Jack Crighton’s two-run double. Nick Wang put Boston College on the scoreboard with a solo homer in the ninth inning.

By winning Pool C, the Tigers advance to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament to play against North Carolina on Saturday at 5 PM on ACC Network. Clemson is the designated home team and will occupy the dug-out on third base.

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