Roanoke Defeats Guilford, 9-4

Roanoke Defeats Guilford, 9-4

GREENSBORO, N.C---Roanoke College's Kevin Oakey went 2-for-5 with three RBI and a home run as the Maroons took an Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win from Guilford College Wednesday afternoon, 9-4.

Oakey's three RBI came in the top of the third inning, which capped a six-run rally for the Maroons.  Oakey connected on a home run to right field to pull the Maroons ahead, 6-0.

Grayson Tuttle collected one of the three RBI for the Quakers in the bottom of the fourth inning on a ground out.  Corey Wallace went 2-for-3 and contributed to the Quakers' two-run rally in the bottom of the fifth inning with a RBI-single.  Wallace reached base in all but one plate appearance, including two walks.  John Macon Smith drove in the Quakers' final run in the bottom of the ninth with a ground out, finishing the game 2-for-5.

Herc Ingels was the lone Quaker with three hits, finishing the day 3-for-5 and reaching base in all but one at-bat.

Nick Blackwood (0-1) took the loss giving up four runs on four hits while striking out two batters in two and one-third innings.  Chad Wagoner threw two innings of scoreless relief in the sixth and seventh frames, striking out two batters.  Andrew Martin threw the final two-thirds innings, fanning one.

The Quakers (10-13, 4-3 ODAC) return to action on McBane Field tomorrow afternoon, facing cross-town rival Greensboro College at 3 p.m.