-- Shane Davies
pitched seven strong innings and Nathan Pitts
drove in a run leading Coppin State to a 2-1 victory over Norfolk State and a split of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference doubleheader on Sunday at Marty Miller Field.
Davies led the Eagles to the victory in game one of the doubleheader as he allowed seven hits and one run while striking out four batters.
Coppin State (12-25, 7-11 MEAC) scored a run in the first inning and a run in the second inning, and Davies and relief pitcher Michael Roberts
made it stand up.
singled to lead off the game for Coppin State. He advanced to second on a failed pickoff attempt and came around to score on a Norfolk State throwing error.
The Eagles pushed the lead to 2-0 when Jay Maletz
hit a one-out single and Pitts followed with a double that scored Maletz.
Norfolk State (15-21, 10-8) scored an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth inning to cut the lead to 2-1.
Roberts pitched a perfect two innings of relief to notch his fourth save of the season.
Coppin State suffered a disappointing loss in game two as Norfolk State rallied from a 5-1 deficit to record a 9-5 victory.
Robert Depp had three RBI in game two, including a two-run single in the decisive four-run fifth inning, to lead the Spartans.
Pitts had two hits and two RBI to lead Coppin State, while Kashangaki was 2-for-4 with a run batted in. Alex Brown
went 2-for-3 and scored two runs for CSU.