No. 25 Camels rout Aggies
Ben McQuown knocked in three, scored twice and set the Campbell single-season stolen bases record to lead the Camels in a 10-2 win over North Carolina A&T Tuesday night at Jim Perry Stadium.
Campbell improved to 29-5 on the season with its sixth straight win, while NC A&T fell to 11-22 overall. The Camels are 18-3 at the new Jim Perry Stadium in its first season.
McQuown, a senior from Waianae, Haw., came into the night tied with Brandon Scott's 2008 mark of 35 stolen bases. McQuown swiped second and third in the seventh, breaking the Campbell record.
The outfielder's triple with the bases loaded in the second highlighted a six-run second inning for the Camels. McQuown scored on an Aggie error in the fourth and a RBI single from Michael Felton in the seventh.
Felton posted a team-high three hits in the win, knocking in two. Brent Graham, John Reilly and Clayton Brown also registered RBI on the night, while Ben Fish scored twice. Graham walked three times and scored two runs. David Olson added a 2-for-4 night with a run scored for the Camels.
Matt Marksberry picked up the win, moving to 4-2 on the season after allowing two runs on 10 hits with seven strikeouts and a walk in six innings. Ryan Koopman pitched a perfect ninth, striking out one. Trevor Lane bridged the gap, fanning four and walking two.
Kirby Whicker surrendered five runs, four earned, on six hits in 1.1 innings for the Aggies, falling to 2-2 with the loss.
Luke Tendler went 4-for-4 with a run scored to lead the Aggies. Cameron Jergens and Brandon Wilkerson added two hits each. The Aggies left 13 men on base.