RICHMOND DEFEATS ODU, 12-7
April 22, 2009
RICHMOND, VA- The University of Richmond Defeated Old Dominion, 12-7 Wednesday afternoon at Pitt Field. The loss ended ODU's four-game winning streak.
In the bottom of third, Richmond came back with a two run single by Adam McConnell and an RBI double by Cameron Brown. In the fourth, McConnell singled home Victor Croglio for a 6-2 Spider lead.
In the ODU fifth Josh Wright singled home Jake McAloose. The Monarchs tied the game in the sixth on a two-run single by by Donnie Corsner, then Josh Wright singled home Gerard Hall to tie the game at 6-6.
Richmond re-took the lead in the seventh when Billy Barber hit a two-run homer with Merganthaler aboard. Barber then hit a three-run homer in the eighth. He knocked in five runs on the day for the Spiders.
Besides Corsner and Josh Wright each knocking in three runs, Chris Buss, Edgar Hernandez and Gerard Hall each had two hits for ODU. Hernander and Hall both scored twice, while Josh Wright stole three bases.
ODU hosts William and Mary in a three-game CAA series beginning Friday at 7 p.m.
|HR-Richmond - Billy Barber (5)|