Seahawks Too Much For #24 Pirates
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
GREENVILLE, North Carolina - Tyler DeLoach allowed just one run and Corey Dick knocked in a career-high five runs as UNCW raced past No. 24 East Carolina, 10-1, in college baseball action on Tuesday at Clark-LeClair Stadium.
The Seahawks improved to 21-16 with the road win while the Pirates fell to 25-11-1
DeLoach (3-2) went a career-long 6 1/3 innings, allowing just that one run on two hits, four walks and a school-record tying four hit batters.
The Seahawks jumped on ECU starter Jeff Hoffman (1-1) for six runs on eight hits and a walk in 4 2/3 innings.
Dick gave UNCW a 3-0 lead in the third when he slammed his third homer of the season, with two on, to right.
UNCW added a run in the fourth on a RBI ground out by Jake Koenig and two more in the fifth when Hunter Ridge doubled in two runs with two out.
Both teams scored in the seventh with ECU getting on the board on a RBI single from Jay Cannon.
The Seahawks extended their lead to 10-1 in the ninth with three more runs. A wild pitch, RBI ground out by Dick and a RBI single by Michael Bass completed the scoring.
Joining Dick in leading the offense was Thomas Pope with four hits and three runs scored. Ridge added three hits as the Seahawks outhit the Pirates, 15-5.
Drew Reynolds had three hits for ECU.
The Seahawks return to Colonial Athletic Association action on April 21, with a doubleheader at Northeastern. First pitch is slated for noon.