The Citadel Tops Richmond 6-2

VIDEO: The Citadel gets 6-2 win over Richmond

CHARLESTON, SC - The Citadel baseball team topped Richmond 6-2 on Wednesday night inside Joe Riley Park.

The Bulldogs exploded for four runs in the bottom of the second inning and never looked back, adding two runs to their lead in the eighth inning en route to the victory. Philip Watcher, Mike Deese and Bret Hines all went two-for-four in the contest and as a team The Citadel collected nine hits. Clay Martin and Hines led the team with two RBI each.

Freshman Alex Bialakis got his first career start and worked three strong innings, allowing just four hits and giving up two runs. Jacob Watcher came in and picked up his second win of the season after scattering three hits over three innings of work. Kyle Smith continued to get strikeouts in clutch situations for the Bulldogs, striking the last two batters of the eighth inning with runners on first and third to preserve The Citadel's 4-2 lead.

The Citadel will hit the road for its first away series of the season when they travel to Elon. First pitch on Friday is set for 4 p.m. Live stats will be available for all three games at CitadelSports.com. For tickets, call 843-953-DOGS (3647) or visit CitadelSports.com/tickets.