Virginia Defeats Monarchs, 8-3
By ODU Athletics
April 15, 2003
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. - The University of Virginia erupted for four runs in the third inning on a two-run triple by Mark Reynolds and a two-run homer by Joe Koshansky to defeat the Monarchs, 8-3 Tuesday evening at UVA Stadium. Virginia is now 18-2 at home.
Old Dominion (12-21) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the third as John Oehler (Audubon, NJ.) singled home Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, MD.). The Monarchs scored two more runs in the sixth as Derek James (Terre Haute, IN.) scored on a bases loaded wild pitch and Evan Chipman (Raleigh, NC.) singled home Justin Gregula (Washington, PA.)
Chipman led ODU with two hits on the evening, while Eric Christensen led UVA with three hits and Mark Reynolds knocked in three runs. Matt Dunn also knocked in two runs for Virginia (22-12).
The Monarchs will try again Wednesday night to give Tony Guzzo his 700th career win when ODU hosts 14th ranked North Carolina State at 7 p.m.
Linescore ODU 001 002 00=3-8-0 UVA 004 310 00x=8-12-1
ODU - Arrowood, Smith (5), and Oehler UVA - Myers, Hansard(5) and Risenfeld
WP: Hansard (1-1) LP: Arrowood (0-2) HR:-UVA by Koshansky