Baseball Gets 13-4 Victory Over UNC Charlotte
By ODU Athletics
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)