Early Runs Push Northeastern Past College of Charleston Thursday

Published: May. 18, 2023 at 5:19 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - Northeastern scored four runs in the first inning and pushed across tallies in their first four at-bats for a 9-2 win over the College of Charleston in the series opener from Friedman Diamond.

Leading Off

Final Score: Northeastern 9, Charleston 2

Location: Patriots Point

Records: Charleston (33-19, 17-11 CAA), Northeastern (40-11, 19-9 CAA)

How It Happened

  • Northeastern scratched across four runs on just two hits in the first inning.
  • The Huskies would score two more in the second, one in the third and two more in the fourth holding a 9-0 lead through four complete.
  • Charleston got on the board in the sixth behind a two-run single to right field by Luke Wood cutting it to 9-2. Wood collected RBI’s 45 and 46 on the season with the base-knock.


  • Bobby Alexander worked a career-best four innings of relief allowing just one hit and striking out three to keep the Huskies’ offense quiet from the fifth inning on.
  • Ty Good struck out a pair Thursday setting a new single-season record for the senior Rock Hill native at 89.
  • Trotter Harlan extended his on-base streak with a hit in the fourth.
  • Luke Wood had multiple RBI for the 11th time this season while Joseph Mershon collected his 10th multi-hit game finishing 2-for-3.

Up Next Charleston and Northeastern meet up for game two of the series Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.