WP: Moore (5-2) LP: Rusk (1-2) 2B: ODU: Bell, Marrale (2); UAB: J. Davis, Ladner 3B: ODU: R. Teschko; UAB: Wiley HR: ODU: Pasquantino; UAB: Ladner
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Behind a huge fourth inning, Old Dominion evened the series at UAB with a 14-7 win on Saturday afternoon at Young Memorial Field, forcing a Sunday rubber match.
Trailing 2-0 through three innings, Vinnie Pasquantino ignited the ODU (17-13, 2-9) offense with a two-run home run to start the fourth inning. The Monarchs went on to score 10 runs in that fourth inning on nine hits and two UAB (14-18, 2-9) errors.
All nine starters for ODU recorded a hit and scored a run. Freshman catcher Michael Marrale went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs and his classmate Ryan Teschko went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs. Matt Burch also added two hits and two knocked in.