Monarchs Lose to Tribe, 9-5
May 10, 2001
NORFOLK, VA. -Mitch Walk's ninth inning single plated pinchrunner Ryan Bogardus with the go ahead run, in a four-run uprising as William and Mary defeated Old Dominion University 9-5 in a CAA contest Thursday night. The Tribe improves to 30-17 overall and 10-9 in the CAA, while the Monarchs are 19-33 overall and 6-13 in the CAA.
Old Dominion led, 5-1 after five innings. In the third inning, Travis Silver (Weaverville, NC.) scored on Ross Robertson's (Chesapeake, Va.) groundout. Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) scored on a Tribe error in the fourth. In the fifth Ross Robertson scored on a wild pitch, Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, MD.) scored on Eure's groundout, and David Vilardi (Fishkill, NY.) scored on Mark Michael's (Gibbstown, NJ.) single.
William and Mary came back with three runs in the sixth keyed by a two-run single by Marshall Hubbard. In the eighth, the Tribe tied the game Trey Wakefield doubled with one out. He later scored on Mike O'Kelly's sacrifice fly. Wakefield extended his hitting streak to 23 games.
In the ninth after Bogardus scored, the Tribe scored three more times. Stephen Booker scored on a balk, Walk scored on Trey Wakefields groundout and Harris scored on a Monarch error.
Travis Silver, Matt Moye and David Vilardi led Old Dominion with two hits each, while Wakefield, O'Kelly and Marshall Hubbard each had two rbi's for the Tribe. C.J. Stimson pitched two scoreless innings in relief to pick up his first win of the season for William and Mary. The two teams play again Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Bud Metheny Complex.
WM 000 103 014-9-11-2
ODU 001 130 000 -5-8-3
WM Battery: Whitt Farr, CJ Stimson(7), Chris Ray(9) and Matt Kirby
ODU Battery: Ken Brumfield, Jon Tinkham(6), Kevin Evans (9) and John Oehler
WP: Stimson(1-0) LP: Tinkham (3-3)