Sollenberger, Hummel & Greiner Lead Monarchs Past UNCW, 13-4
Sollenberger had four hits to go along with his three runs batted in, Hummel had three hits in four at bats, including two doubles. He now has 12 on the season. Greiner scored four times to go along with his three rbi's. He hit his third homerun,of the year, and the second in as many days with Travis Silver (Weaverville, NC.) and Ross Robertson(Chesapeake, Va.) aboard in the eighth inning.. Ross Robertson hit his third homer of the season in the third inning. Senior righthander Shawn Weaver picked up his fifth win of the season. He pitched six plus innings, walking five and fanning three. Jonathan Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va.) and Ryan Williams (Va.Beach, Va.) finished up in relief.
UNCW got on the board in the third inning as Blayne Joyner hit his first homer of the season with Justin Wishon aboard. In the fifth, Wishon scored on a double by Matt Wright. In the seventh, Wishon scored on a sacrifice fly by Quinn Mclaney. On the day Wishon, reached base five times on three walks, a double and a single.
The two teams play game three on Sunday, April 9, at 1 p.m. at the Bud Metheny Complex.
UNCW 002 010 100 4 7 1 ODU 041 210 23x 13 13 2
UNCW Battery:Temple,Mullis(2),Johnson(3), McDonnell(5), Carter(8) and Marsh.
ODU Battery: Weaver, Tinkham(7), Williams(9) and Silver.
HR:ODU-Robertson(3), Greiner (3);UNCW-Joyner(1)