#18 Clemson Edges Monarchs, 2-0
March 7, 2003
CLEMSON, SC-- Tyler Lumsden outdueled ODU's Justin Verlander (Goochland, VA.) with a three-hit shutout to lead #18 Clemson to a 2-0 victory over the Monarchs Friday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
Verlander, a sophomore pre-season All-American fanned six, walked only one in eight innings of work. Lumsden scattered three hits and fanned seven in the complete game shutout.
After five scoreless innings, Clemson scored in the sixth as Zane Green led off the inning with a single. Michael Johnson doubled down the rightfield line, moving Green to third. Green then scored on Brad McCann's sacrifice fly. In the eighth, Clemson scored again as McCann singled home Micheal Johnson.
The two teams meet again on Saturday at 2 p.m.