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Monarchs Defeat Richmond, 8-3

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: March 20, 2000
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NORFOLK, VA. (March 19) - Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) and John Oehler (Audubon, NJ.) each had three hits and an RBI to lead Old Dominion University to an 8-3 victory over Richmond. The Monarchs are now 12-11-1 overall and 2-1 in the CAA. The Spiders are 11-10 overall and 1-2 in the CAA. ODU has won ten of their last 12 games after a 2-9-1 start.

The Spiders first run came on a double steal as Ryon Haness scored from third. In the third inning David Reaver singled home G.R. Schalick to take a 2-0 lead.

In the fourth inning, Jason Thomas (Ventnor, Pa.) groundout scored Jared Musolf, (Lakehurst, NJ.) .After Jeff Eure scored on a Spider error, Brent Sollenberger (Chambersburg, Pa.) singled home both Travis Silver (Weaverville, NC.) and Jason Greiner (Wexford, Pa.) to give ODU the lead for good. In the fifth inning, Eure singled home Tim Hummel (Montgomery, NY.) and Musolf scored on a wild pitch. In the sixth Joe Troilo (Avondale, PA.) scored on a wild pitch, and in the eighth Oehler singled home Troilo.

Richmond's final run came in the sixth with the bases loaded Haness was hit by a pitch, scoring Reaver. Reaver led the Spiders with four hits on the day.

For the second game in a row, red-shirt freshman Mike Hoover (Gloucester, Va.) picked up the save for the Monarchs. He pitched three-plus innings, allowing only two hits and fanning two. Jonathan Tinkham (Chesapeake, Va. )picked up his second win of the season.

The Monarchs return to action on Friday for a three-game CAA series with George Mason.

UR  101 001 000  3-11-3
ODU 000 421 01x  8-13-0

UR Battery:Bake Leonards, Andy Givens(5),Mike McGirr (6), Todd Tropfimuk (8) and John Nathans.

ODU Battery:Louis Mazzante, Jon Tinkham,(2), Mike Hoover (6) and John Oehler

WP:Tinkham (2-0) LP:Leonards (2-3) Save:Hoover (2)

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