Josh Cooper Action

SAINT AUGUSTINE’S, FL (April 22, 2023) – The hits and runs were hard to come by for the Claflin Panthers (1-36, 0-25 PBC), Friday evening. The Panthers played some solid defense in the game, the team could not get things going at the plate in the tough loss.

As a team, the Panthers totaled four hits in the game. Junior outfielder Kobe Miller, senior first base MacKenze Gay, sophomore short stop Joshua Cooper, and freshman designated hitter Alvee Fulwood each recorded a hit each in the game. The Panthers also drew no walks in the game.

Claflin senior Kyle Hawkins (0-12) got the start and finished the game with the pitching loss. He threw all eight innings of the game and he finished with one strikeout with four earned runs allowed.

The two teams will return to the diamond tomorrow for a 2:00 p.m. game at Drysdale Field in Saint Augustine’s, Florida. For more information on Panthers baseball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at (803) 535-5548 or log on to