College baseball: Wake Forest matches ACC tourney record with 7 homers
Published 9:52 pm Friday, May 27, 2022
CHARLOTTE (AP) — Adam Cecere was 4 for 4 with two home runs, Brendan Tinsman added four RBIs, and No. 6 seed Wake Forest matched an ACC Tournament record with seven homers in a 16-3 victory over third-seeded Miami on Friday.
Wake Forest (40-17-1) reached the 40-win plateau for the seventh time in program history. Miami (39-18) was outscored 25-9 in two tournament losses.
Both teams await the NCAA selections on Monday.
Cecere was one of two Wake Forest players to homer in a six-run third inning, and he was part of back-to-back-to-back shots in a four-run sixth.
Tinsman and Nick Kurtz hit three-run homers in consecutive innings for a 9-2 lead.
Rhett Lowder (11-3) struck out four in five innings while allowing four hits and three earned runs. Teddy McGraw added three strikeouts in two innings before the 10-run rule.
Karson Ligon (6-6) was the first of seven pitchers used by Miami. CJ Kayfus was 3 for 4 with a homer and two two doubles.
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