Charlotte sophomore second baseman Brad Elwood hit his first two career home runs as the 49ers swept the four-game weekend series against visiting Siena, winning 14-3 on Sunday. The win improves Charlotte’s record to 14-5;the Saints fell to 3-13.
Elwood finished with career highs in homers, RBIs (four) and tied his career-best mark with four hits. His season average climbed to .408 after his 4-for-6 day.
North Carolina 4, Miami 1: Freshman Skye Bolt connected on a go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning to help propel No. 1 North Carolina (18-1, 5-1 ACC) past Miami (15-7, 2-3 ACC) to clinch the series.
The home run was the fourth of the season for Bolt, who finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs.
N.C. State 5, Wake Forest 2: N.C. State’s pitching staff held host Wake Forest to two runs on six hits as the Wolfpack took the series. The Wolfpack (16-5, 3-3 ACC) grabbed a 2-0 lead in the third on Bryan Adametz’s two-run double.
The Deacons (12-10, 1-5) cut that lead in half with a run in the fourth before N.C. State responded with two more in the fifth and one in the seventh to stretch the lead to 5-1.
Wake loaded the bases in the eighth, but only scored once as the Wolfpack bullpen came through again for the win.
N.C. State starter Ethan Ogburn (2-1) scored the win with a commanding 5 2/3 innings, scattering five hits while striking out four. Chris Overman captured his third save of the year by recording the final two outs.
Virginia 8, Clemson 5: The Cavaliers (17-2, 4-2 ACC) scored five runs in the first two innings and withstood a Tigers comeback to win the series 2-1. The Tigers dropped to 11-7, 3-3.
Davidson 7, Furman 6: In Greenville, S.C., freshman Sam Foy delivered another walk-off victory for Davidson, hitting an RBI-single in the 10th inning for a series-clinching win at Fluor Field.
Davidson is 8-9, 4-5 Southern; Furman dropped to 14-6, 5-4.
Cornell 8, Appalachian State 4: Cornell scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally past Appalachian State.
With a 4-3 lead going into the ninth, Appalachian State (10-7) sent senior closer Rob Marcello to the mound.
However, Marcello, who had not been tagged with an earned run yet this season, walked the first three batters he faced before Spenser Souza launched a full-count pitch for a grand slam that gave the Big Red a 7-4 lead.
Cornell (6-5) added a fifth run later when Appalachian freshman centerfielder Jaylin Davis dropped the would-be third out for a two-base, run-scoring error.
Rhode Island 2, Winthrop 1: The Eagles (5-14) lost the series after Rams’ freshman starter Steve Moyer (2-0) dazzled, shutting out Winthrop through seven innings allowing just one hit and striking out six. Rhode Island is 6-11.
Campbell 11, Gardner-Webb 10: Down 9-0 after the third, the visiting Camels (16-3, 2-1 Big South) rallied for the series.
Gardner-Webb dips to 12-7-1, 1-2.
East Carolina 6, Jacksonville 4: Luke Lowery hit a home run in his second straight game and David Lucroy struck out seven to helping visiting East Carolina (11-8) to a nonconference series win.