April 22, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

April 22, 2009

Box Score

RICHMOND, VA- The University of Richmond Defeated Old Dominion, 12-7 Wednesday afternoon at Pitt Field. The loss ended ODU's four-game winning streak.

Donnie Corsner had two hits and Josh Wright had three hits.

ODU took a 2-0 lead on back-to-back RBI singles from Donnie Corsner and Josh Wright.

In the bottom of third, Richmond came back with a two run single by Adam McConnell and an RBI double by Cameron Brown. In the fourth, McConnell singled home Victor Croglio for a 6-2 Spider lead.

In the ODU fifth Josh Wright singled home Jake McAloose. The Monarchs tied the game in the sixth on a two-run single by by Donnie Corsner, then Josh Wright singled home Gerard Hall to tie the game at 6-6.

Richmond re-took the lead in the seventh when Billy Barber hit a two-run homer with Merganthaler aboard. Barber then hit a three-run homer in the eighth. He knocked in five runs on the day for the Spiders.

ODU got within a run in the eighth after Chris Buss singled home Josh Wright.

Besides Corsner and Josh Wright each knocking in three runs, Chris Buss, Edgar Hernandez and Gerard Hall each had two hits for ODU. Hernander and Hall both scored twice, while Josh Wright stole three bases.

ODU hosts William and Mary in a three-game CAA series beginning Friday at 7 p.m.


ODU Battery: Corey Toth; Phil McCarthy (4); Matt Walls(8); Brandon Smith(8) and Edgar Hernandez
UR Battery: Zach Jung, Brian Farrell, Billy Falasco, Billy Barber and Chris Cowell; Evan Stehle (8)

WP;Falasco(1-3)LP: McCarthy(0-2)
HR-Richmond - Billy Barber (5)