Baseball Gets 13-4 Victory Over UNC Charlotte

April 05, 2000
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA. (April 5) -- Junior All-American candidate Tim Hummel (Montgomery, NY.) knocked in five runs and junior righthander J.D. Jackson (Sallisaw,OK) fanned seven and scattered four hits through seven innings to lead Old Dominion University to a 13-4 non-conference win over UNC Charlotte on April 5. The Monarchs improve to 19-14-1, while the 49ers drop to 18-14-1.

Hummel singled in two runs in the fourth inning, hit a two-run homer in the seventh and added another run in the ninth. Jackson issued no walks as he picked up his third win of the season. Jonathan Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va.) and Mike Hoover (Gloucester, Va.) pitched the last two innings.

Joe Troilo (Avondale, Pa.) knocked in three runs for Old Dominion with a bases clearing double in the Monarchs six-run fourth inning. Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) knocked in two runs in the first with a single.

The 49ers scored three runs in the second to take a 3-2 lead as Thomas Hopkins tripled home Daryl Clark and Mike Taylor, then scored on Kirby Southerland sacrifice fly. UNCC's fourth run came on a solo homer by Daryl Clark, his fifth of the season.

The Monarchs return to action on Friday when they host UNC Wilmington in a CAA series beginning at 7 p.m. UNCC hosts Cincinnati Friday at 6 p.m. to start a Conference USA series.

UNCC  030 001 000 -  4  6 2
ODU   210 600 22x - 13 13 1

UNCC Battery: Mike Taylor, Mike Thompson(4), John Maine(5), 
Tony Rolfes (8) and Kirby Southerland.
ODU Battery: J.D. Jackson, Jon Tinkham(8), Mike Hoover(9) and John Oehler

WP: Jackson(3-2)  LP: Taylor (2-1)

HR: ODU - Hummel (5); UNCC - Clark (5)

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