Monmouth 12 (2-7), Robert Morris 3
Monmouth got its home season off to a good start with a 12-3 win over Robert Morris-Springfield. Junior hurler Corey Gruber kept the Eagles in check over eight innings to notch his first collegiate win. He struck out seven and scattered six hits. Tom Shaver and Caleb Ruyle drove in Terry Davis and Chaz Baggio with the game's first runs in the second inning and the Fighting Scots never looked back. Monmouth put the game away with a six-run seventh when Davis and Ruyle drove in two runs each. Shaver finished his four-hit day with three RBIs and Ruyle knocked in four runs.