Marman struck out 11 over seven innings, scattering eight hits, to improve to 3-0 on the season. In 19 1/3 inning s this season Marman has allowed only one earned run. He’s struck out 32 batters while walking only only 1.
He received all the offense he’d need in the fourth inning, when FAU followed two one-out walks with singles by Cody Wilson and Joe Montes, a double by Andru Summerall and a single by Kevin Abraham, all in succession, to score four runs.
Tyler Frank added a solo home run in the eighth inning, his first blast of the season, to complete the scoring.
The victory was the first on the road for the Owls this season.
GameBrowser: FAU (8-2) 5, Oregon 0
Moving Forward: Tyler Frank had two hits, including a homer. …Mark Nowatnick allowed only one hit in two scoreless innings, striking out two to close the game. …With two hits, Andru Summerall enjoyed his first multi-hit game as an Owl. He also drove in two runs.
Sliding Backward: In an effort to jumpstart the top of the order FAU coach John McCormack moved Eric Rivera to the No. 2 slot and dropped Joe Montes to sixth. Rivera went 0-for-3 and Montes went 1-for-4 with an RBI. …With Rivera playing left field, McCormack gave Richie Nizza his first start at second base. Hitting ninth, Nizza went 0-for-4.
Key Stat: 6 – consecutive FAU batters reached base in the fourth inning.
Up Next: FAU and Oregon play the third game of their four-game series on Saturday. First pitch in Eugene is scheduled for 5 p.m.