ODU Defeats Norfolk State, 13-2
By ODU Athletics
March 3, 2004
NORFOLK, VA-Old Dominion University pounded out 13 hits and freshman Andrew Bucher (Va. Beach, VA.-Tallwood HS) picked up his second win of the season in a 13-2 victory over Norfolk State Wednesday afternoon. ODU is 6-6, NSU is 6-9.
Junior Evan Chipman(Raleigh, NC.) had three hits, scored three times and knocked in three runs on the day, while Eric Mesa (Miami,FL.) had three hits and two runs batted in. In the sixth inning, senior Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, Md.) homered with Steven Harris (Va.Beach, Va.-Kellam HS) aboard. It was Strick's second homer in as many days.
Bucher pitched six innings allowing two runs and fanning five. Jason Godin (Stafford, VA.) pitched the last three innings. Darryl Chever led NSU with two hits, while Wesley Bush knocked in a run (Brandon Norvell) for the Spartans.
ODU hosts Princeton in a three-game series beginning Friday at 3 p.m.
LINESCORE NSU 000 010 100 -2-8-1 ODU 002 103 43x -13-14-2
Batteries: NSU- Corbin, Alston(6), Boyer(9) and Starkey ODU- Bucher, Godin(7) and Chipman, Belcher(8)
WP: Bucher(2-0) LP:Corbin (1-2) Save: Godin HR: ODU-Strick