Monarchs 18 Hit Attack Leads Win Over Richmond, 15-5
By ODU Athletics
RICHMOND, VA -- Every Monarch batter got atleast one hit as Old Dominion University pounded out 18 hits to defeat Richmond, 15-5 Saturday afternoon. ODU is now 7-14 overall and 1-1 in the CAA. The Spiders are now 9-10 overall and 1-1 in the CAA.
David Vilardi (Fishkill, NY.) and John Oehler (Audobon, NJ.) each had three hits on the day. Vilardi scored three times on the day. Freshman Matt Moye (Beaver Falls, Pa.) led with three rbi's thanks to the home run he hit in the eight-run eighth,scoring Ross Robertson(Chesapeake, Va.) and Jeff Eure(Pillow, Pa.).
Junior lefthander Jonathon Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va.) picked up the win in relief. He fanned seven in the four plus innings of work. He also picked up a save earlier this week against Duke.
Richmond was led by David Reaver with three hits, while Vito Chiaravalotti and A.J. Board each knocked in two runs for the Spiders.
The final game of the three-game CAA series is Sunday at 1:00 at Pitt Field in Richmond, Va.
ODU 112 201 080 =15-18-0 UR 100 040 000 = 5-8-3 ODU Battery: Ken Brumfield, Jon Tinkham (5) and John Oehler. UR Battery: Bobby Basham ,Nate Kuchta,(8), Joe Larkin(8) and John Nathans WP:Tinkham(1-1) LP: Basham (0-6) HR: ODU-Matt Moye(8th with two on) 2nd The 15 runs is the second highest total for the Monarchs this year. Last weekend, ODU beat Charlotte, 19-9. The 18 hits is a season high.