Seminoles remain on roll


Published: Saturday, March 1, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, February 28, 2003 at 11:09 p.m.

TALLAHASSEE - Matt Lynch allowed three hits over six innings as Florida State extended its winning streak to nine with a 9-0 win over Charleston Southern on Friday.

Lynch (4-0), who walked just one and struck out five, got his 33rd career win, tying him for ninth all-time in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Three relievers helped combine on the shutout. Florida State (12-1) has not allowed a run in the last 24 innings.

Ian Holmen (0-2) gave up nine runs on eight hits and eight walks in seven innings for Charleston Southern (3-7).

Stephen Drew provided much of the offense for the Seminoles. He drove in four runs, three on a bases-loaded triple in the eighth and another on a sacrifice fly in the third.

  • AUBURN 11, ELON 1: Bobby Huddleston was 2-for-3 with four RBIs and Auburn scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back in a win over Elon.

    Arnold Hughey (3-0) pitched five innings, allowing four hits and striking out six to earn the win for the Tigers (10-3). Javon Moran was 3-for-4 with an RBI and Scott Schade had two RBIs.

    Justin Weeks (1-1) earned the loss for Elon (7-4). All six of Auburn's first-inning runs were scored on the starter.

    Brian Ingram was 2-for-4 for Elon.

  • MISSISSIPPI STATE 7, EAST TENNESSEE ST. 0: Paul Maholm and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and Jon Mungle drove in three runs as Mississippi State defeated East Tennessee State.

    Maholm (1-1) allowed five hits and one walk while striking out eight in six innings for the Bulldogs (3-1). Brad Corley pitched two hitless innings and Saunders Ramsey finished with a perfect ninth.

    Josh Kite (1-1) was touched for nine hits and seven runs - four earned - in five innings for East Tennessee State (4-4).

    The Bulldogs led 7-0 after three innings.

    Mungle was 2-for-3 with a double and Matthew Maniscalco was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

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