College roundup 2/26 - 'Nova erupts, sweep Norfolk St.

PBR - Kevin Wager collected six hits, tying a school record, and the Villanova offense erupted for 12 runs in the second inning to defeat Norfolk State on Sunday, 17-5.

With the win the Wildcats swept the three-game series and improved to 3-3 on the season.
Wager finished the contest 6-for-7 with five RBI and four runs scored – he collected pair of singles and four RBI in the second inning alone. He finished with four singles and two doubles.
The win also moved head coach Joe Godri into second place in school history in victories.

In Other Local Action

Gardner-Webb 9   La Salle 3
George Smith Jr. collected a pair of hits but the Explorers dropped the rubber contest of the three-game series to the Runnin' Bulldogs. The bullpen surrendered four runs in 4 1/3 innings in the loss. Dominic Sgroi allowed four runs on five hits in 3 2/3 innings and was saddled with the loss.

East Tennessee State 4   Saint Joseph's 3
ETSU scored a pair of runs in the bottom portion of the ninth to drop the Hawks and sweep the weekend series. Kevin Kratochwill and Stefan Kancylarz each collected a pair of hits in the loss. Kevin Burum allowed the pair of runs to score in the ninth on two hits and a walk - he fell to 0-1 on the season.

North Carolina A&T 3   Temple 1
The Owls out hit NCAT and Steve Nikorak surrendered just two runs over 5 1/3 innings, but Brent Moore shined for the Aggies - allowing just one run over eight innings. The loss dropped the Owls to 2-4 on the season.

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