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Samford Baseball gets first SOCON victory

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CHARLESTON, S.C.—The Samford baseball team earned its first Southern Conference win of the season, taking a 14-8 slugfest at The Citadel Sunday afternoon at Riley Park.

With the win, Samford improves to 10-7 overall and 1-2 in SoCon play. The Citadel drops to 10-6 overall and 2-1 in league play.

Samford was led at the plate by Phillip Ervin, going 3-for-4 with a home run, a triple and four RBI. Tommy Corbin and Caleb Bryson had three hits and one RBI each in the win. Christiaan Durdaller went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI.

Sean Handlan (1-0) pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs on just two hits to earn the win on the mound for Samford. Handlan struck out five batters and allowed no walks.

COURTESY: Samford Media Relations

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