Monarchs Defeat Spartans, 8-2
April 29, 2002
NORFOLK, VA. - Behind the pitching of junior reliever Kevin Evans the Monarchs of Old Dominion defeated crosstown rival Norfolk State University, 8-2 Monday night at Marty Miller Stadium. ODU is now 22-22 overall, while the Spartans drop to 16-30.
Evans came in relief of starter Ken Brumfield in the second inning and fanned a career-high ten batters, walking only two and allowing only one hit. Freshman Donnie Smith pitched the last inning, fanning the side. ODU pitchers struck out 14 Spartan hitters on the night.
NSU's two runs came in the second inning. Brandon Norvell scored from third on a ODU throwing error and Alfred Corbin scored on a wild pitch.
The two teams meet again on Friday night at ODU's Bud Metheny Complex at 7 p.m.
ODU 010 022 21- 8-13-3
NSU 020 000 000 2-3-5
ODU Battery:Brumfield, Evans(2), Smith(9) and Oehler NSU Battery: Bruce Miller, Tim Moore(7), Abdullah Hicks(9) and Alfred Corbin.
WP: Evans(5-4) LP: Miller (1-8)