Buss Homer Lifts Monarchs Past Alumni, 5-0
By ODU Athletics
Sept. 28, 2008
Junior infielder Chris Buss slammed a three-run homer, and ODU pitchers held the Alumni to just three hits in the 5-0 victory for the Varsity Saturday afternoon. Over 38 former Monarch players and managers were on hand for the weekend festivities which included a golf outing and the alumni game.
With the Monarch varsity leading 1-0, Buss hit his homerun to left center field with Two aboard to give ODU a 4-0 lead. Sophomore catcher Edgar Hernandez sacrifice Fly plated the Monarchs fifth and final run in the fourth inning. ODU starter Cory Toth picked up the win.
Former Monarch standouts who attended the weekend included Hall of Famers Tony Zontini and Tony Morris.Two-time All-American and former major leaguer Tim Hummel, 1999 ODU Scholar Athlete of the Year Ben Hamlett, and Bud Metheny award winner Gary Wright,
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ALUMNI WHO ATTENDED SATURDAY'S EVENT 1968 Tony Zontini 1969 Rick Campbell 1970 Robert Rebold 1970 John Staley 1978 Gary Wright 1979 Jerry Crain 1979 Rich Giacolone 1982 Adam Goldblatt 1983 Hal Walck 1983 Tony Morris 1983 Bob Bailey 1996 Jason Koch 1996 Bobby Holland 1998 B.J. Raftery 1999 David Bailey 1999 JimDetwiler 1999 Ben Hamlett 2000 Pat Abelun 2000Tim Hummel 2000 Chris "Newman"Felton 2001 Parker Friske 2005 Steven Harris 2005 Ronnie Stahl 2005 Evan Chipman 2006 Dana Arrowood 2006 Keith Hahn 2006 Patrick Nichols 2007 Mike Zahm 2007 Brookis Sinnen 2007 Hunter Hall 2008 Chris Keenan 2008 Jimmy Miles 2008 Brian CIpcic 2008 Bryan Cipollla 2008 Ryan Bergh