LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 24, 2017) – The Franklin College baseball team opened Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play on Friday with a 10-7 win at Transylvania.
Pitcher Jordan Clark went the distance in picking up the win and improving his record to 3-0. He scattered eight hits and struck out 14 batters in nine innings of work.
Franklin's offense got a big lift from left fielder Nick Wright, who went 2 for 5 at the plate, including a home run and a double, with four RBIs. Shortstop Sam Claycamp was 3 for 5 with an RBI and a run scored.
Franklin is 9-5 overall heading into Saturday's doubleheader at Transylvania (6-9, 1-1 HCAC). Game times are noon and 3 p.m.