Weaver, Monarchs Defeat JMU, 10-4
HARRISONBURG, VA. (April 1) - Old Dominion pounded out 14 hits and junior righthander Shawn Weaver (Loganton, Pa.) pitched eight plus innings to lead the Monarchs to a 10-4 CAA win over James Madison April 1. ODU is now 17-13-1 overall and 5-3 in the CAA. JMU drops to 21-12 overall and 1-4 in the CAA.
Weaver fanned five, gave up seven of the nine hits to win his fourth game of the season. Freshman Kevin Evans (Shamong, NJ.)finished up in the ninth. For JMU's Adam Wynegar, it was only his second loss of the season.
The Monarchs only had one extra base hit as junior All-American candidate Tim Hummel (Montgomery, NY) had four hits with two runs scored and two runs batted in.
Sophomore first baseman Jared Musolf (Lakehurst, NJ.) led ODU with four runs batted in and three hits. Musolf is now hitting .411. Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) joined Hummel and Musolf with three hits on the day and knocked in a run.
On the defensive side, Monarch catcher Travis Silver (Weaverville, NC.) threw out three of five Dukes on the base pads and drew four walks on the day.
T Riley and Rich Thompson led the Dukes with two hits and one run batted in each. The two teams play the third and final game of the series April 2 at 1 p.m. in Harrisonburg.
ODU 100 020 214 -10-14-2 JMU 000 110 002 - 4-9-1 ODU Battery: Shawn Weaver, Kevin Evans (9) and Travis Silver... JMU Battery: Adam Wynegar, Brian Roll(8),Dan Meyer (9) and Matt Deuchler. WP: Weaver(4-4), LP: Wynegar (6-2)