Tides Edge Monarchs, 3-1 In Wextrust Capital Scholarship Classic
By ODU Athletics
April 4, 2006
NORFOLK, VA -- The Norfolk Tides (NY Mets AAA affiliate) defeated the Monarchs, 3-1 Tuesday evening in the annual Wextrust Capital Baseball Scholarship Classic at Harbor Park before a crowd of 1,541.
ODU scored in the fifth inning as Bryan Cipolla reached on an error, Justin Gregula was hit with a pitch and Tyler Belcher loaded the bases with an infield single. Keith Hahn hit into a double play, scoring Cipolla.
The Tides scored in the third as Cory Aldridge singled home Ray Navarrete. In the fourth Chase Lambin came home on an error and Todd Self scored in Chris Basak's single.
The Tides pitchers threw for both teams. Proceeds from the event benefit the Intercollegiate foundation for Baseball scholarships. The series began in 1980 and the Tides lead 13-2-1.
ODU returns to the CAA battles when they travel to Hempstead, NY to take on Hofstra in a three-game series beginning Friday at 3 p.m.