CENTRAL, SC- North Greenville University opened the 2006 season with a victory over Southern Wesleyan University Wednesday afternoon. Dylan Davidson (Landrum, SC) picked up the win. Davidson pitched seven innings, giving up three unearned runs in the first two innings and striking out four. Devin Vance (Taylors, SC) came in to pitch the eighth and ninth innins and picked up the save.
Rick Broadway (Sumter, SC) hit an RBI double in the second inning to give the Crusaders the lead. Chris Tate (Augusta, GA) also had a double.Tate, Kyle Baron (Dalton, GA), and Carlos Cardenas (Guayaquil, Ecuador) all batted in runs.
North Greenville will be back in action Saturday as they host Erskine College for the opener at Ashmore Field. The doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m.