Richmond Defeats ODU, 8-2
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 28, 2012
Richmond firstbaseman Jacob Mayers knocked in three runs for the Spiders, including a two-run homer in the first inning, his fourth of the season. Adam Forrer also knocked in two runs for the Spiders with a single in the three-run fifth inning.
The Monarchs got on the board in the third inning as thirdbaseman Brian Bashara led off with a double down the leftfield line. He was sacrificed to third by Brandon Shelton and then scored on Josh Wright's RBI groundout.
Richmond's Andrew Blum picked up the win after going 6.1 innings allowing four hits, two runs, two walks and five strikeouts.
The Monarchs and Spiders play again Wedensday in Richmond at 2:30 p.m.
UR 210 031 010 =8-5-0 ODU 001 000 100 =2-4-5
UR Battery: Blum, Minaya (7) and Conway ODU Battery: Huyett, Overton(5), Griffey(7), E.Baker(9) and Perez.
WP: blum(1-0) LP: Huyett (0-1) HR:Richmond- Mayers(4)