No. 14 Wake Forest Defeats Old Dominion, 14-5

May 10, 2000
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA. (May 10) - The 14th ranked Deamon Deacons of Wake Forest University pounded out 21 hits and slammed five home runs May 10 to defeat the Monarchs of Old Dominion University, 14-5. Wake Forest is now 37-14-1 , while the Monarchs drop to 30-19-1.

Old Dominion tied the game at four in the bottom of the fourth inning after senior Jason Greiner (Wexford, Pa.) hit a three-run shot with Ross Robertson (Chesapeake, Va.) and fellow senior Joe Troilo (Avondale, Pa.) aboard.

Wake Forest came right back in the fifth as Dan Conway scored on a Monarch error to take a 5-4 lead. Corey Sullivan led the Deacons charge with four hits in five at bats and three runs batted in. He slugged two lead-off homers, one in the sixth to give WFU a 6-4 lead and one in the ninth. In the second inning, Carlos Brackley and Ricky Mendez hit back-to-back solo homers. Chase Voshell led off the third inning with a solo homerun.

Dan Conway and Voshell each had three hits for Wake Forest, while Carlos Brackley joined Sullivan with three runs batted in. Seven WFU players had two or more hits.

The Monarchs loaded the bases in the first inning, scoring one run as Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) singled to score Brent Sollenberger (Chambersburg, Pa.). The fifth and final Monarch run came in the sixth as John Oehler (Audubon, NJ.) singled home Jason Greiner.

Old Dominion travels up the road to Williamsburg, Va. for their final CAA regular season series with William and Mary on Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. Wake Forest host Georgia Tech in their final ACC regular season series beginning Friday at 2 p.m.

WFU 121 011 134-14-21-0
ODU 100 301 000-5-15-1

WFU Battery: Ben Clayton, Matt Briggs(6), David Bush(7) and Dan Conway.

ODU Battery: Parker Friske, Ryan Williams(7), Barry Hertzler(9) and John Oehler

WP: Clayton(7-2) LP:Friske (4-4)

Homers: WF-Sullivan 2(7), Voshell(3), Brackley(8) ODU-Greiner (7)

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