Four players had a pair of hits and drove in two runs for the Bears and freshman Jesse Beane (Collettsville, N.C./West Caldwell) threw six scoreless innings en route to this first collegiate win. Beane (1-1) scattered six hits while striking out three to improve his mark on the year to 1-1. Larry Morris (
Senior designated hitter John Verdinek (High Point, N.C./Appalachian State University) opened the scoring with a two-run double in the third inning for the Bears.
Lenoir-Rhyne then broke the contest open with five runs in the bottom of the fifth highlighted by two-run hits from junior center fielder Matt Wiley (Charlotte, N.C./West Charlotte HS) and senior third baseman Ronnie Davis (Barnwell, S.C./S.C.-Aiken).
The Bears plated three more in the sixth inning to push the lead to 10-0.
Senior catcher Matt Keever (