Clemson 13 Auburn 7
Auburn, AL – The #16 Clemson Tigers used timely hitting and three crucial double plays on defense to defeat #14 Auburn 13-7 and capture the Auburn Regional title in front of 4,096 fans at Plainsman Park on Monday. Clemson, who finished the regional with a 3-1 record, improved to 41-22 on the season, while Auburn, who was 3-2 in the regional, ended its season with a 43-21 record.
Clemson scored three runs in both the first and second innings and never relinquished the lead. However, Auburn rallied with three runs in the second and two runs in the third, but Clemson pulled away late thanks to three seventh-inning runs and two ninth-inning runs. Clemson stranded 12 Auburn runners on base thanks in part to two inning-ending double plays in the seventh and eighth innings and overcame Auburn putting its leadoff batter on base in six of the nine innings.