Jeff Schaus ripped a one out double over the first base bag and down the right field line to drive in two runs and give the Tigers a thrilling 5-4 come from behind win over Tennessee Tech.
The Tigers trailed the entire night and missed scoring opportunities in the sixth, seventh and eighth. But in the 9th Addison Johnson led off with a pinch hit single and Chris Epps followed with a bunt single. Mike Freeman struck out but then Schaus delivered the game winning hit off reliever Lee Henry.
Audio: Jeff Schaus (1:32)
Schaus had two hits and three RBIs on the night. Graham Stoneburner picked up the win in relief of starter Trey Delk.
The Tigers trailed at one point 4-1. Clemson scored two runs in the fifth to get to within 4-3 and Stoneburner shutout the Golden Eagles over the final four innings to give the Tigers a chance to rally. Clemson is now 41-19.
The Tigers play Oklahoma State tonight at 700. The Cowboys beat Alabama 10-6. Tennessee Tech and Alabama meet in an elimination game this afternoon.
Clemson 5-Tennessee Tech 4 Box Score
Audio: Clemson post game news conference (7:22)
(Jack Leggett, Jeff Schaus, Addson Johnson & Graham Stoneburner take questions from the media after an opening statement from Leggett)