MT. PLEASANT, S.C. --- Jordan Carr fanned a season-high nine batters in eight stellar innings and Ari Sechopoulos drove in three to lead College of Charleston to a 4-1 come-from-behind win over Xavier in the series opener on Friday evening at Patriots Point.
Final Score: College of Charleston 4, Xavier 1
Location: Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Records: Charleston (6-1), Xavier (2-6)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Musketeers held the Cougars off the board until the bottom of the sixth when Sechopoulos plated two with a two-out single to put the Cougars in front, 2-1. Joseph Mershon added an RBI single in the seventh before Sechopoulos drove in his 14th run of the season with a single in the eighth. Carr stymied Xavier bats for eight innings scattering three hits and striking out nine to collect his first win as a Cougar.
Carr delivered his best performance of the season, holding Xavier to one unearned run on three hits and four walks over eight innings. The senior transfer fanned a season-high nine batters – including four over the first two frames.
· Sechopoulos continued his torrid start with a 3-for-4 day driving in three with a single and two doubles.
· Luke Stageberg and Harrison Hawkins each added a double and scored.
· Mershon drove in an insurance run with a single in the eighth.
· Ty Good tossed a scoreless ninth to pick up his first collegiate save.