College of Charleston beats ASU baseball
by Staff Reports
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Appalachian State’s baseball team was limited to four hits in a 4-2 loss to College of Charleston Saturday at Patriots Point.
The Mountaineers, which won the first game of the series, plays the final game at 1 p.m. today. College of Charleston (13-10, 5-4 SoCon) improved to 34-12 in the overall series with the Mountaineers (12-8, 4-5 SoCon).
It’s the last time the teams will play each other in the Southern Conference. College of Charleston is leaving the SoCon and joining the CAA next season.
College of Charleston starter Jake Zoran struck out eight in 6 2/3 innings. Appalachian State got two hits from Brandon Burris and one each from Will Callaway and Preston Troutman.
Callaway hit a fourth-inning double, but the Mountaineers did not get any runs out of in. Instead, trailing 3-0, Callaway scored on a Josh Zumbrook groundout in seventh inning.
Later in the inning, Troutman and Burris hit back-to-back singles. Troutman scored when Zoran tried to pick Burris off first base, which brought the Mountaineers to within 3-2.
Charleston scored the final run of the game on an RBI single by Bradley Goodson.
Appalachian State pitcher Sam Agnew-Wieland struck out seven Cougars in six innings, but was hit with the loss.