Rutgers Defeats Old Dominion, 2-1
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 -1-4-2Battery: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)