Stevie Daniel went 4-4 with four RBIs and Brian Gates went 2-4 with five
RBIs, including a grand slam, as Tennessee defeated College of Charleston
14-1 and five pitchers combined to no-hit the Cougars for the first time in
school history Monday afternoon at Remley's Point Field.
The Cougars fall to 5-5 with the loss while the Vols improve to 9-4.
Tennessee scored its first run in the top of the third inning when Daniel
came home on a Kris Bennett single to left field.
In the fourth inning, Ryan Moffett led off with a home run for the Vols.
Hall Bibee walked after Jeff Baumtrog grounded out to the shortstop, then
advanced on to second on a passed ball. After singles by Daniel and Chris
Burke, Bennett popped up to second. With the bases loaded, College of
Charleston starter Travis Parker gave up two walks, bringing to score to
Gates then hit a grand slam to left field to break the game open at
In the bottom of the fourth, left fielder Brett Spivey led off the inning
with a walk. After Karl Morris was hit by a pitch and designated hitter
Tradd Denny drove Spivey to third on a fielder's choice, Spivey scored on a
Ronny Marmol ground out to shortstop.
The Vols struck right back in the top of the fifth when Daniel homered to
left field off Shawn Holland. Tennessee's scoring continued in the sixth as
the Vols scored four runs off three singles and two triples to increase
their lead to 13-1.
Tennessee added one more run in the eighth as Adam Smith scored on a Daniel
sacrifice fly to center field.
Tennessee's Kurt Scott (1-0) recorded the win, pitching four no-hit
innings, striking out two.
College of Charleston's Travis Parker (0-1) suffered the loss, surrendering
eight runs on eight hits and five walks in 3 2/3 innings of work.
Tennessee returns home after the nine-game road trip to play Appalachian
State Saturday at noon.
Diamond Vols win 14-1
Published: Wed Feb 23, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:08 p.m.