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Clemson Blanks New York Tech 13-0

March 31, 2001

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CLEMSON – Zane Green and Russell Triplett each went 4-5 with two runs scored to lead Clemson past New York Tech 13-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday.

Matt Henrie earned the win and upped his record to 3-0. New York Tech’s Kyle Patten dropped to 1-2 with the loss.

The Tigers exploded in the second inning with six runs as 11 batters came to the plate. Jeff Baker led off with a single and both Michael Johnson and Jarrod Schmidt followed with RBI doubles. Green, Casey Stone and Kyle Frank each added RBI singles and Baker capped the scoring with his second hit of the inning, an RBI double.

Clemson added two more runs in the third inning after a throwing error by New York Tech shortstop Mike Gaffney allowed Schmidt and Green to score. An RBI double by Green and an RBI single by Triplett increased the Tiger lead to 11-0 in the fourth inning.

Khalil Greene was hit by a pitch in the second inning for the 40th time in his career, breaking the Clemson record set by Gary Burnham from 1994-97.

Clemson improves to 20-8 on the season while New York Tech drops to 4-9-1. The teams will play the second game of the doubleheader starting at 7 PM.

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