Trojans Down Hawks 6-3

Zack Burke Photo by James Benson
Zack Burke Photo by James Benson

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- University of Mount Olive baseball took down the Hawks of Chowan University 6-3 in a non-conference tilt Tuesday night at Scarborough Field in Mount Olive, N.C.

Score: Mount Olive 6, Chowan 3
Records: Mount Olive (30-11-1) Chowan (17-17-1)
Location: Scarborough Field, Mount Olive, N.C.

How It Happened


  • Mount Olive came out attacking as Jose Lopez doubled to left center to score UMO's first run as Trae Sweeting came around from first to score after reaching first via a hit by pitch.
  • Drew Ellis followed suit by smacking a double as well and Lopez came in to score and the Trojans led 2-0.
  • Following a strikeout, Nate Estes drove in the final run of the inning with an RBI-single up the middle to give Mount Olive a three-run cushion.
  • Ellis came up big for UMO again in the fifth as he launched a three-run home run to double the lead for the Trojans heading into the sixth.
  • Chowan struck for single runs in the sixth, eight, and ninth, but the Trojans held off any chance of a comeback and took home the 6-3 win.


  • Zack Burke (2-1) got the win for Mount Olive as he allowed one earned run off four hits and struck out four through six complete innings of work.
  • Drew Ellis led the Trojans with a four-RBI performance from the plate.

Up Next

The Trojans will return to Scarborough Field to wrap up the two-game series with Chowan tomorrow at 4 p.m.