Tigerville, S.C. - North Greenville began the week with quite an offensive day, beating the Trojans of Anderson University 15-7. Coming off of being named the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week, Jeffrey Chandler picked up where he left off to begin the new week with a school-record nine RBIs and four hits including two home runs. Brent Herlong recorded his first win of the season, and Sal Lovaglio earned his second save.
- Score: NGU – 15 / Anderson – 7
- Records: NGU 15-4, 5-1 CC / AU 5-12, 2-4 SAC
- Location: Tigerville, North Carolina (Ray & Bea Dillard Field at Ashmore Park)
How it Happened
- After a scoreless 1st, North Greenville produced three runs in the 2nd including a 2-RBI double by Jeffrey Chandler.
- Anderson came storming back in the top of the 3rd with five runs including a grand slam by . The next batter, , homered as well.
- NGU responded in the bottom of the 3rd with two runs to tie the game. Ryan Brown and Chandler both hit RBI-singles.
- Utah Jones would record two RBIs in his next two at bats, one in the 4th and one in the 6th, to give the Crusaders a 7-5 lead.
- In the 7th, Chandler blew the game open with a three-run home run to center field. Two more runs would score in the inning as Jared Williams and Utah Jones hit RBI-singles.
- AU scored a run in the top of the 8th when former Crusader, Brandon Odachowski, homered to left center.
- Chandler would hit his second three-run home run of the game in the bottom of the 8th.
- Sal Lovaglio, who pitched the final 3.2 innings for NGU and earned the save, allowed one run in the 9th by way of a wild pitch. He would then strike out the final batter to end the game.
Inside the North Greenville Box Score
- Jeffrey Chandler had a historical performance with 9 RBIs (school record), 2 3-run HRs, and 4 total hits.
- Utah Jones finished with 4 hits including a double and 3 RBIs.
- Sal Lovaglio pitched 3.2 innings, only allowing 2 runs off 3 hits. He earned his second save of the season.
Inside the Anderson Box Score
- recorded 2 hits including a grand slam.
- had a good day against his former team with two hits including a home run.
Next Time Out
- The Crusaders return to action tomorrow in Tigerville to face the Florida Southern Mocs at 3:00 PM.