Troilo's Homer Lifts Monarchs Past N.C. State, 9-8
Jeff Eure (Pillow, PA.) led the Monarchs with three runs batted in as he knocked in Jared Musolf (Lakehurst, NJ.) in the third and knocked in Musolf and Tim Hummel in the sixth. Tim Hummel (Montgomery, NY.) had three hits in four trips to the plate and Musolf had two hits in four at bats. Hummel is now hitting .435. while Musolf is at .419.
Sophomore reliever Jon Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va.) picked up the win in relief. He is now 3-0. Brian Wright led the Wolfpack with three hits, including a solo homer in the first inning. Dan Mooney also had three hits.
The Monarchs travel to Richmond, Va. for a three-game CAA series against Virginia Commonwealth beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Diamond.
ODU 105 002 001 9-15-1 NCST 111 001 310 8-16-2
ODU Battery: Friske, Evans(7), Tinkham(8) and Oehler
NCSTATE Battery: Blanton, McKee(3),Miller (6), Schmidt(9) and Mooney.
HR:ODU-Troilo(3), NC ST- Wright(8)