Musolf's Hit in Ninth Gives Monarchs 3-2 Win over Va. Tech

March 14, 2000
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, VA. (March 14, 2000) -- Sophomore Jared Musolf's (Lakehurst, NJ.) two-out single to leftfield plated Joe Troilo (Avondale, Pa.) to give the Monarchs of Old Dominion a 3-2 victory over Virginia Tech. Old Dominion is now 9-10-1 and Virginia Tech drops to 8-7-1. ODU has won seven of their last eight games.

The Hokies scored first in the fourth inning as Chris Hutchinson doubled home Addison Bowman. In the bottom of the inning, ODU tied the game as Jared Musolf doubled home Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.).

The Monarchs took a 2-1 lead in the sixth when freshman catcher John Oehler (Audubon, NJ) doubled home Jason Greiner (Wexford, Pa.).

Monarch lefthanded starter Brian Ross (Portland, ME.) left the game in the seventh, fanning five and walking no one. He was hit by a line-drive on the side his pitching hand. Virginia Tech tied the game in the ninth as Kevin Bice singled home John West with two outs. Bice led the Hokies with three hits on the day as did Musolf for the Monarchs.

The two teams play again Wednesday at 3:00 at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.

VT 000 100 001  -2-8-4
ODU 000 101 001 -3-9-0

VT Battery:Jason Beale, Anthony Miller and Kevin Bice
ODU Battery:Brian Ross, Kevin Evans(7),Jon Tinkham (9) and John Oehler

WP:Tinkham (1-0) LP:Beale (2-2)

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