Hummel & Ross Lead Monarchs In 16-10 Slugfest Win
Hummel doubled in a run in the third and hit a grand slam in the Monarchs six- run fourth inning. Hummel went five-for-six with three runs scored on the day. He has raised his batting average to .438 this season with four homers and 24 runs batted in.
Junior Ross Robertson (Chesapeake, Va.) knocked in three runs with three hits, including his first collegiate home run in the second inning. Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) and Joe Troilo (Avondale, Pa.) each knocked in two runs.
Mike Chernoff knocked in two runs for Princeton, while Jon Watterson and Casey Hildreth each had three hits on the day.
Monarch junior lefthander Parker Friske (Va. Beach, Va.) picked up his second win this week. He fanned six throught six innings of work. The final game of the series will be March 12 at 1 p.m.
Princeton 000 203 230 - 10-14-1 ODU 043 600 30x - 16-18-4 Princeton Battery: Rowland, Crenshaw(4), Higgins(5), Siano (8) and Hildreth, Miller (8). ODU Battery: Parker Friske, Barry Hertzler,(7) Ryan Williams(8), Rusty Hummel (9) and John Oehler, Brendan Mitchell (8). WP:Friske (2-0) LP:Rowland (0-1) HR:Hummel (4), Robertson (1)