Monarchs, Cavaliers Tie After Eight Innings

February 17, 2000
By ODU Athletics
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - (Feb. 16) Old Dominion (2-2-1) and Virginia (0-3-1) played three hours and ten minutes and after eight innings the game was tied at 14 and was stopped due to darkness.

Freshman Brent Sollenberger (Chambersburg, Pa.) had two hits and knocked in five runs, including a grand slam in the sixth inning that game the Monarchs a 10-9 lead. Jared Musolf (Lakehurst, NJ) knocked in three runs and Jeff Eure (Pillow, Pa.) knocked in two. Eure hit a solo home run in the second inning.

The Monarchs led after the eighth inning, 14-12 when freshman catcher John Oehler (Audubon, NJ) singled home two runs. But with two outs, Virginia loaded the bases on three walks and Tim Lavagne singled home two runs to tie.

Old Dominion travels to ACC powerhouse Clemson for a three- game series, beginning on Friday.

ODU  010 054 04  -14-12-1
UVA  104 040 32  -14-12-5
Mazzante, friske (3), Hummel(4), Tinkham(4) and Oehler.
Creswell, Marinak(6),Lavigne(8) and Rueffert
HR:Sollenburger (1), Eure (1)

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