Cody Wilson led the way for the Owls with two homers and six RBI.
“After a long day yesterday, our guys came back with energy and fire and finished off the weekend the right way,” coach John McCormack said. “Mike Ruff set the tone for us on the mound, and Joe Montes started us off offensively. The rest of the guys followed in line after that. Cody Wilson put an exclamation point on the weekend with his two home runs, including a a grand slam, and six RBI.”
FAU broke open a 4-1 game with five runs in the fourth and five more in the fifth.
Making his first weekend start of the season, Mike Ruff tossed four innings of one-run ball, striking out six while only walking two.
The Owls scored twice in the first, with Tyler Frank racing home on Joe Montes’ double. Montes scored on a single by Pedro Pages.
GameBrowser: FAU (20-8, 6-3 C-USA) 17. Marshall (11-12, 1-8 C-USA) 3
Moving Forward: All nine FAU starters reached base at least twice and all scored at least one run. …Cody Wilson scored three times – twice on his home runs. His six RBI are the most by an Owl this season. …Tyler Frank’s sixth inning double increased his hitting streak to 23 games. …Reliever Jordan Poore struck out the side in the sixth.
Sliding Backward: Second baseman Richie Nizza went 0-for-2 – the lone FAU starter not to record a hit.
Key Stat: 8 – Consecutive FAU batters who came to the plate with the bases loaded in the fourth inning.
Up Next: FAU goes for the season sweep of Miami on Wednesday night in Coral Gables. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.