No. 5 Mount Olive Takes Sweep From Davis & Elkins With 20-3 Finale Victory

No. 5 Mount Olive Takes Sweep From Davis & Elkins With 20-3 Finale Victory

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- No. 5 University of Mount Olive completed the series sweep of Davis & Elkins College with a 20-3 game three win at Scarborough Field Sunday afternoon in Mount Olive, N.C.

Mount Olive 20, Davis & Elkins 3
Records: Mount Olive (8-3, 0-0 CC) Davis & Elkins (2-9)
Location: Scarborough Field, Mount Olive, N.C.

How It Happened


  • Mount Olive found itself down in an early hole as Davis & Elkins pushed home three runs in the top of the first.
  • Not to be out-done the Trojans patiently waited to attack three innings later.
  • UMO exploded for a massive 10 runs in the bottom of the third highlighted by home runs by Gunner Tolston and Drew Ellis.
  • The inning also saw RBI by Justin Lee, Trae Sweeting, Jon Cosme, and Nate Estes as the Trojans jumped out to a 10-3 lead.
  • Mount Olive did not let up as the runs continued to pile on with three runs in the sixth.
  • Tolston added his second home run of the game and Brett Adams homered in the seventh to extend the lead to 13.
  • Finally, the UMO offense added two more long balls off the bats of Ben Connor and Aaron Hedgepeth in the eighth to seal the win 20-3 and get the series sweep of Davis and Elkins.


  • Reed Parris (2-0) got the win on the mound as he allowed three runs, two earned, off eight hits in his six innings worked and struck out four.
  • Four Trojans finished with three RBI in Cosme, Estes, and Conner, but Jon Cosme led the pack going 4-for-4 on the afternoon while also earning two walks.

Up Next

Mount Olive will remain at Scarborough Field for a two day series against Dominican (N.Y.) beginning Tuesday, February 27-28. First pitch is set for 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday