The West Virginia Power finished what it started on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep over Greenville with a 9-6 win at Appalachian Power Park.
Alen Hanson added on to his red-hot start to the season, going 3-for-4 with his fourth home run of the season and three RBIs. Jordaneli Carvajal added a double and a pair of RBIs for the Power (5-6).
Trent Stevenson (1-0) was shaky in relief for the Power but picked up the win anyway, yielding five runs on six hits in three innings while striking out two. Starter Nicholas Kingham went four innings and gave up just one run on three hits and a walk in four innings. Kingham struck out three.
Greenville starter Miguel Pena was tagged with the loss after getting pegged for seven runs (four earned) in 42/3 innings while walking one and striking out five.
West Virginia will continue the home stand tonight when it opens a three-game set against Asheville at 7:05.
MU SPORTS: The Marshall baseball team dropped a 3-1 decision to No. 9 Rice at Appalachian Power Park on Sunday, marking the eighth consecutive Conference USA loss for the Thundering Herd.
Sergio Leon had an RBI sacrifice bunt for the Herd (13-22 overall, 1-8 Conference USA).
WVU BASEBALL LOSES: The West Virginia baseball team fell 3-1 at Rutgers on Sunday as the Scarlet Knights completed a three-game series sweep.
Nate Antone had the only RBI for the Mountaineers (14-23 overall, 3-9 Big East).
W.VA. STATE SPORTS: The West Virginia State baseball team yielded nine runs in the first inning as host West Virginia Wesleyan rolled to a 14-3 win on Sunday.
Andrew Pickering homered and drove in a pair of runs for the Yellow Jackets.
Brittany Hyatt doubled and drove in a trio of runs in the first game for the Yellow Jackets. Sara Pelegreen struck out six and threw a five hitter in the second game for State.