Rutgers Defeats Old Dominion, 2-1

February 25, 2000
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA. (Feb. 25) - Junior Righthander Jim Wilson scattered four hits and fanned seven to lead Rutgers to a 2-1 victory over the Monarchs of Old Dominion. The Scarlet Knights are now 2-2, while ODU is 2-6-1.

The Monarchs got on the scoreboard first in the second inning. Joe Troilo (Avondale,Pa. ) singled, stole second, then third and came home on the catchers' throwing error to third.

Rutgers tied the game in the fourth. Darren Fenster led off with a double, then scored on Jake Daubert's single. In the fifth inning, Matt Wolski singled with one out and sacrificed to second by Brian Ciemniecki. He scored on a double to left by David DeJesus.

Brian Ross (Portland, ME.), 0-3 was the hard luck loser as he fanned eight, gave up nine hits and walked none. The two schools play game two of the three-game series at the Bud Metheny Complex Saturday at 1 p.m.

RUTGERS 000 110 000 -2-9-2
ODU     010 000 000 -1-4-2
Battery:RU-Jim Wilson, Eric Brown (9) and Mike Popowski and Ken Ulrich(7). ODU-Brian Ross and John Oehler
WP:Wilson(1-0) LP:Ross: (0-3) Save:Brown(1)

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