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Seminoles Blast Clemson to Take Series, 16-2

Ken Lanese/FSU athletics

Florida State baseball secured the series victory over Clemson in a big way on Saturday at Dick Howser Stadium with a 16-2 victory.

The Seminoles (21-13) scored in each of their final five at-bats. Back-to-back home runs by Cooper Swanson and J.C Flowers in the fourth inning got the offense jumpstarted. Flowers would add a second homer while Mike Salvatore also left the yard.

Sam Hall and Bryar Hawkins each hit solo home runs for Clemson (25-10). C.J. Van Eyk allowed two runs in eight innings to earn the win for FSU.

WP: C.J. Van Eyk, FSU (4-3)
LP: Mat Clark, Clemson (7-1)

Top Performers:
Mike Salvatore, (FSU) — 4-for-5, 2B, HR, 2 R, 3 RBIs
J.C. Flowers, OF (FSU) — 3-for-4, 2 HR, 3 R, 5 RBIs

Up next for FSU: FSU goes for the sweep of Clemson on Sunday. The contest will begin at 1 p.m. EST on ESPN2.

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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