Colleges

NC Central sweeps NJIT in season opening DH

Posted February 17, 2013

— For the first time in the modern era of North Carolina Central University baseball, the Eagles have opened the season with a pair of victories, beating New Jersey Institute of Technology 11-4 and 5-1 in the doubleheader sweep at the Durham Athletic Park on a cold Sunday afternoon.

In game one, NCCU broke open a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning by scoring seven runs on three hits and four Highlander errors.

Junior transfer pitcher Terry McNabb recorded the victory for the Eagles, allowing just one hit with seven strikeouts in 3.1 shutout innings.

NCCU’s game one offense was paced by junior right fielder Ronald Thompson with a two-run blast over the right field wall for his team’s first scoring of the season, while junior second baseman Dylan Drayton collected two hits and junior designated hitter Tyson Simpson drove in two runs.

In NCCU’s 5-1 game-two victory, senior hurler Glenn Frye allowed just one run in seven innings on the mound, scattering five hits with 10 strikeouts to earn the win.

Junior third baseman Troy Marrow was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI to lead the Eagles’s 10-hit offense. Senior first baseman Luis Diaz hit 2-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI, while junior catcher Carter Williamson recorded a double with two RBI.

NCCU returns to the Durham Athletic Park on Wednesday (Feb. 20) to host Davidson College at 4 p.m.

Comments

This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • ACC: North Carolina vs. Miami

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: San Diego vs. Miami

    Saturday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida vs. Georgia

    Saturday at 3:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • CFB: Notre Dame vs. Navy

    Saturday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints

    Tonight at 8:25 on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: Duke at Pittsburgh

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on 620am

  • ACC: NC State at Syracuse

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Tomorrow at 11:35 pm

Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 108
MIL 106
8:25pm Tonight
CAR
NOS
Final
KAN 2
SFG 3
Final
CHA 108
MIL 106
Final
IND 103
PHI 91
Final
TOR 109
ATL 102
Final
BOS 121
BRK 105
Final
MIA 107
WAS 95
Final
NYK 80
CHI 104
Final
MEM 105
MIN 101
Final
DEN 89
DET 79
Final
UTA 93
HOU 104
Final
SAC 77
GSW 95
Final
PHO 119
LAL 99
Final
POR 106
OKC 89
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
WAS
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
DET
 
8:00pm Tonight
CLE
NYK
 
8:30pm Tonight
DAL
UTA
 
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
OKC
 
7:30pm Tonight
LOU
FSU
7:30pm Tonight
GASO
TROY
Final
WAS 2
DET 4
Final
EDM 1
NAS 4
7:00pm Tonight
BUF
BOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
PIT
LOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NJD
WIN
 
7:30pm Tonight
FLA
ARI
 
7:30pm Tonight
OTT
CHI
 
7:30pm Tonight
TAM
PHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
ANA
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
SJS
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
NYI
 
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
MON
 
8:25pm Tonight
CAR
NOS