Josh Wright Leads ODU Over Spartans, 20-5
By ODU Athletics
April 13, 2010
NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion (16-21) sophomore Josh Wright (Bridgewater, Va.) knocked in five runs to lead the Monarchs to a 20-5 victory over crosstown rival Norfolk State (11-13-1) Tuesday evening at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.
Wright had three hits, including a three-run home run in the third inning with Chris Buss (Rosemount, MN.) and Chris Baker (Chesapeake, Va.) aboard. He also doubled home two runs in the eighth inning.
The Spartans were led by Cameron Parsons, Juan Herrera and Ryan Wiggins each with two hits.
John Rasberry knocked in two runs for the Spartans with a double in the fifth and a bases loaded walk in the eighth. Parsons and Wiggins also knocked in a run each.
ODU Sophomore Phil McCarthy (Chesapeake, Va.) picked up the win in relief as he fanned a career high seven batters in 3.1 innings worth of work.
The Monarchs return to CAA action this weekend with a three-game series at William and Mary Beginning Friday at 7 p.m.
NSU 010 030 010 5-9-2 ODU 313 203 17x 20-16-0
NSU Battery: Egan, Davis,(3), Morton(5), Shook(6),Abetz(7),Hinson(8), Davis,K(8) and Parsons, Montgomery(6).
ODU Battery: CJ Huyett, Phil McCarthy(5), Cory Toth(9) and Edgar Hernandez
WP: McCarthy (1-2) LP: Egan(1-2)
HR-ODU-Josh Wright (5)