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Mar 23, 2024

Tigers Even Series Following 5-1 Win

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Senior Regan Spencer threw 105 pitches in her third-complete game with four strikeouts to propel the No. 11/11 Clemson Tigers to a 5-1 victory against the Virginia Cavaliers. With the win, Clemson moved to 22-8 on the season and 6-2 in ACC action, while the Virginia Cavaliers dropped to 19-10 (6-5 ACC). Spencer faced 26 batters and improved to 5-0 in the circle behind a four-strikeout performance.

Junior Maddie Moore and redshirt senior Arielle Oda paced the Tigers at the plate, as both tallied multi-hit games with two apiece. Moore finished the game 2-for-3 at the plate with one run, one double and was hit by a pitch. This was Moore’s eighth multi-hit game. 

Oda finished the game with two runs scored and a RBI. In the fourth inning, she recorded a two-out, full-count triple for her first triple of the 2024 season. She became the sixth Tiger this year to hit a triple to bring the team count to 11. 

The Tigers finished the game with nine hits courtesy of single hits from Alex Brown, McKenzie Clark, Valerie Cagle, Alia Logoleo and Aby Vieira. Brown, Cagle, Logoleo and Vieira also contributed to Clemson’s RBI count, Cagle and Vieira also scoring one run each. Brown was patient at the plate and drew two walks, while Cagle and Lindsey Garcia were also awarded free bases with walks of their own. 

Clemson scored all five runs between the third and fourth innings. Virginia’s lone run of the game came in the bottom of the first inning following three consecutive singles with two outs.

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The Tigers and the Cavaliers will face off in the rubber match tomorrow on ACCNX. First pitch of the series finale is slated for noon.