Originally created 05/07/02

Georgia Tech 11, Clemson 0



ATLANTA -- Jeremy Slayden hit a two-run homer in a six-run first inning and Chris Goodman scattered five hits over eight innings Monday night as Georgia Tech beat Clemson, 11-0.

The victory gave the Yellow Jackets (38-10 overall, 12-8 in the Atlantic Coast Conference) two wins in their three-game series against the Tigers (39-8, 13-5).

Slayden's one-out homer off losing pitcher B.J. LaMura (5-2) gave Tech a 2-0 lead. LaMura then walked Matt Murton, Jason Perry and Tyler Parker to fill the bases, and Brandon Boggs followed with a two-run single.

Tyler Lumsden relieved LaMura for Clemson with two out and runners on second a third and yielded a two-run double by Matthew Boggs, who was 4-for-4 with five RBIs in the contest, including a two-run single in the eighth.

Eric Patterson singled home a run in a two-run fifth as Tech extended its lead to 8-0. The Yellow Jackets added another run in the seventh and two in the eighth.

Goodman (6-0) issued one walk and struck out seven.

Clemson loaded the bases on three singles in the ninth inning against reliever Jeff Watchko but Zane Green popped up to end the game.