CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia – Corey Dick and Matt Keeler collected three hits apiece and UNCW ended the game with a triple play as the Seahawks eliminated Army with a 9-5 win on Saturday at the NCAA Charlottesville Regional at Davenport Field.
The Seahawks advanced to Sunday and will face Elon at 1 p.m.
In the ninth, the Black Knights landed their first two hitters on base against reliever Christian MacDonald (5-1) before closer Kelly Secrest made his way into the game. Secrest fanned Jon Crucitti for the first out with the runners in motion. Catcher Drew Farber threw to Ryan LaGrange at third, who ran the lead runner back to second before tagging the trail runner for the second out. The lead runner then wandered off base and LaGrange turned and fired to Farber covering third. Farber then applied the tag to the lead runner for the final out of the triple play and ending the game.
Virginia 2 Elon 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia’s Scott Silverstein (R-Sr., Olney, Md.) outdueled Elon’s Spencer Medick as the Cavaliers defeated the Phoenix, 2-0, on Saturday (June 1) in game four of the 2013 NCAA Charlottesville Regional before a crowd of 4,434 at Davenport Field.
Elon (33-29) plays UNC Wilmington (38-22) in an elimination game on Sunday (June 2) at 1 p.m. Virginia (49-10) improves to 2-0 in the double elimination regional and hosts the winner of Sunday’s Elon-UNCW contest tomorrow night at 6 p.m. A seventh game, if necessary, to determine the Charlottesville Regional champion is scheduled for Monday (June 3) at 6 p.m.