Wise, Virginia - UVa-Wise pitchers struck out ten, Tommy Meier collected three hits, and the Cavaliers took game one of a three game weekend set with visiting University of Pikeville.
Justin Wilson set the tone early for Hank Banner’s Cavs as he struck out four in his first three innings of work. The right hander finished the day with 10 punch outs in eight innings while closer Chris Smith struck out two in a perfect ninth inning to preserve the win.
With the win, UVa-Wise improves to 18-22 overall and 5-10 in Mid-South play. The three game series will conclude on Saturday with a double header slated to start at 1:00 p.m.