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Baseball Sweeps Three-Game Series against Kansas State

February 14, 1999

Clemson, S.C. – Clemson scored nine runs in the first four innings en route to an 11-3 victory to sweep Kansas State.

Mike Paradis (1-0) pitched 5.0 innings to earn the victory, the first by a Tiger starter this season. Paradis struck out four and allowed one unearned run. Jason Wells (1-1) suffered the loss for the Wildcats.

The Tigers (3-0) scored five runs in the second. Justin Singleton started the inning with a walk, stole second and scored along with Casey Stone on Doug Roper’s two-RBI single. The Tiger’s also added RBI singles by Brian Ellis and Kurt Bultmann.

The Tiger’s added two more runs in the fifth inning on Kurt Bultmann’s two-run home run. It was Bultmann’s first home run of the season. Bultmann finished the game 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored.

Patrick Boyd, who announced plans to have surgery Monday to correct problems associated with his injured shoulder, went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. He is expected to miss four to six weeks.

Clemson will travel to Nevada where they will be competing in the UNLV/Coors Desert Classic, February 25-28. The Tiger’s next home match-up will be Wednesday, March 3 as they play host to the Citadel. Game time is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.