FERRUM, Va. – Ferrum College earned a hard-fought 9-8 non-conference baseball win at home over Southern Virginia University, winning 9-8 tonight at Panther Field.
Southern Virginia (9-7)
Ferrum led 8-2 after four innings, but the Knights scored a run in the seventh, two in the eighth and three in the ninth to tie the game at 8-8.
Ferrum: Mason 3-4, sac fly, run, RBI; Jonathan Walton (W, 1-1) 1 inn, 2 hits, 1 ER, 3 K
Southern Virginia: Hunter Blunt 3-3, sac fly, run, 2 RBI; Matt Roll (L, 2-2) 0.0 inn, 1 hit, 1 run
BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"We have a tough group of young men who don't panic or waiver in their belief in themselves and each other. It wasn't the way we envisioned getting the win, but we got it. Now on to a big conference weekend here at home." --Head Coach Ryan Brittle
Coach Ryan Brittle's team will play next on Saturday, March 30, at home against Virginia Wesleyan University Saturday. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference doubleheader gets underway at 2:00 p.m. at Panther Field.