DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Embry-Riddle Eagles staved off elimination with a 7-2 win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday afternoon. Clayton Wagner tossed 6.2 innings against TWC before giving away to David Lidyard who earned his first save of the year with 2.1 innings of relief.
Josh Clemen started for TWC and Darryl Knight greeted him with a two-run blast to left to give the Eagles a 2-0 lead, an advantage that never surrendered. Embry Riddle scored two more in the top of the 2nd for a 4-0 Eagle cushion.
Bulldogs scored one run in the bottom of the 2nd but were unable to score again until the 7th, while the Eagles racked up one more in the 4th, 6th, and 9th.
Logan Longwith came in as relief in the 3rd inning and pitched four innings. He gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and had 3 strikeouts. Brandon Landrie entered in the 7th and had two innings of work giving up just 2 hits with 2 strikeouts. Taylor Saucedo finished the game giving up the final run on three hits.
Cody Heifnar was two for 3 for the day. Tim Kiene was one for two with a double and one run scored. David Donald also had a double and an RBI for the Bulldogs. Wes Minton had the other RBI for the Bulldogs with his single in the 2nd inning.
The Bulldogs end their season at 35-24-1 overall and 19-8 in the AAC.