Monarchs Defeat Radford, 9-1
By ODU Athletics
May 7, 2001
NORFOLK, VA.-- Sophomore righthander Ryan Williams (Va. Beach, Va.) pitched seven scoreless innings to lead Old Dominion University to a 9-1 non- conference victory over the Highlanders of Radford University. ODU is now 19-32, while Radford is 12-29.
Williams, a graduate of Kellam High School allowed only three hits, walked two and fanned five for his third win of the season in his first collegiate start. Jonathan Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va.) pitched the last two innings.
Senior second baseman Ross Robertson (Chesapeake, Va.) led the Monarchs with three rbi's thanks to a three-run double in the seventh inning. Freshman Matt Moye (Beaver Falls, Pa.) doubled in two runs in the eighth inning. Jared Musolf (Lakehurst, NJ.), and Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, MD.) each had two hits on the day.
Radford got on the scoreboard in the eighth. Bobby Ryan singled home Mike Dawley. Dawley led the Highlanders with two hits on the day.
The Monarchs host William and Mary in the final regular season CAA series beginning Thursday night at 7 p.m. That game can be heard live on ESPN1310 radio.
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Radford Battery: Dave Eddinger, Rob Bursey(7) and Bobby Ryan ODU Battery: Ryan Williams, Jon Tinkham (7) and Travis Silver.
WP: Williams (3-0) LP: Eddinger (2-7)