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ETSU Baseball sweeps NCCU, 10-2
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
ETSU (15-31, 9-18) out hit NCCU 10-3 while drawing eight walks in the game. Starter Josh Means (
The Eagles jumped on the board first in the top of the second on a RBI single by Jerel Campbell to take a 1-0 lead. The Bucs came back in the bottom half to tie things up as Chas Byrne (
In the bottom of the third, Paul Hoilman (
NCCU cut into the Bucs lead in the top of the fifth on a RBI single up the middle by David Scott to cut the ETSU lead to 3-2.
Jacob Fabry (
The Bucs scored again in the sixth on a Derek Trent (
Edmonds got his first career RBI at ETSU in the seventh as Byrne came in to score on his single to left to make the score 6-2.
The Bucs had five guys with multiple hits including Rankhorn who was 2-for-4 with three RBI. Russell was also 2-for-4 with a double and scored two runs. Byrne was 2-for-3 with two walks and snapped a streak of seven straight hits.
The ETSU bullpen was in good form again as they combined to allow one run on three hits while striking out six and walking two.
The Bucs are back in action this weekend as they will host Maryland Eastern Shore. Game one is set for 2 p.m. Friday with games two and three at noon on Saturday and Sunday.
ETSU 10, NC Central 2 (April 30, 2008 at
ETSU..........012 011 50x - 10 10 2 (15-31, 9-18 A-Sun)
Win - Josh Means (3-7) Loss - Jeff Citero (0-8)