Cougars use 10-run seventh inning to down Bucs 13-6

from staff reports

   CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 25, 2004) - Holding a 5-3 lead with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, the East Tennessee State University baseball team watched College of Charleston erupt for 10 runs on eight hits to collect a Southern Conference series sweep with a 13-6 victory Sunday afternoon at Patriots Point Park.
   With the win, the 25th-ranked Cougars improved to 32-7 overall, 16-2 in SoCon play, while the Bucs dropped to 21-22 overall, 11-13 in conference play.
   Steven Calicutt (5-6) took the loss on the mound, while Charleston reliever Nick Chigges (4-1) worked four innings and collected the victory.
   Offensively, Blake Church led the Bucs with two hits and two RBIs, including a solo home run in the ninth to make it 13-6. Meanwhile, Matt Traylor, Shane Byrne and Caleb Moore also picked up two hits apiece. For College of Charleston, Phillip Coker powered the Cougars with four hits, while Matt Kirkpatrick collected three hits and three RBIs.
   ETSU returns home to face Virginia Tech Tuesday night at Hunter-Wright Stadium in Kingsport. First pitch is set for 7.