Blackwood, N.J. - The Camden County College Cougars completed the three game series sweep today against the Atlantic Cape Community College Buccaneers with an 11-0 victory.
Freshman starting pitcher, Christopher Garwood, threw a complete game 1 hit shutout for his third win of the 2018 season. Garwood currently has a 0.00 ERA in 4 appearances and leads the Cougars staff in innings pitched with 19 and 1/3 innings pitched. Chris also is averaging over a strikeout per inning pitched and has only allowed 6 hits this season.
The Cougars bats came to life today as freshman infielder, Ryan Swift, went 3-5 with two doubles, scoring two runs and two runs batted in. Freshman Noah Angstadt, and sophomores Dominick Lopez and Matt Jefferson also tallied multiple base hits and combined for of the Cougar runs scored.
Coach Merkh had this to say about the series: "Sweeping any team is always tough. The more times a team gets to you, they start to figure out your weaknesses and tendencies. We did a great job making adjustments offensively and our pitching staff threw their tails off. You can definitely see this team's confidence growing. We have a tough stretch with a lot of baseball coming up, i'm very excited to see how gaining momentum this series pays off for us."
The Cougars are right back at it tomorrow as they take on Hudson Valley Community College at 3:30pm at Iron Bird Stadium in Aberdeen, M.D. GO COUGARS!