ODU Defeats Norfolk State, 13-5
By ODU Athletics
April 6, 2011
NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion junior shortstop Josh Wright, this week's CAA Player of the Week picked up where he left off with four RBI, three hits including a home run to lead the Monarchs (15-16) to a 13-5 win over cross town rival Norfolk State Wednesday evening at the Bud Metheny Complex.
With the score tied 1-1, Wright slammed his 10th homer of the season with Brent Frazier aboard to give ODU a 3-1 lead in the fourth. The Monarchs scored five more runs in the fifth highlighted by two RBI's on a Kenny Stoneback double.
The Spartans were led by Chris Warren with three hits, while James Taylor, John Lynch and Chris Joyce had two hits each. Joyce hit a solo homer to lead off the Spartans four-run sixth inning. Taylor also knocked in two runs.
The Monarchs return to action this weekend when they host Towson in a three-game CAA series beginning Friday at 7 p.m. which is "Flood the Bud" night. Towson is 6-6 in the CAA, while ODU is 7-5.
NSU 000 104 000=5-12-4 ODU 100 350 13x=13-15-0
NSU Battery: Kyriacou, Bhatti(5), Di Fulgo(5), VanAssche(7) and Warren ODU Battery: Haumacher, Ali(6), Tomchick(7), Bashara(8) and Tutwiler
WP: Haumacher(1-2) LP: Kyriacou(0-1) HR: ODU- Wright(10) NSU-Joyce(1)