2 time defending national champion Marietta College got the home portion of their baseball schedule off to an impressive start.
The Pioneers crushed Montclair State 18-1 in their debut on Friday at Don Schaly Stadium.
The 'Etta Express banged out 13 hits and and the offensive explosion included a 9 run seventh Inning
Aaron Hopper had a big day at the plate with 3 hits, including 2 doubles and he drove in 6 runs.
Stephen Bascom pitched seven strong innings to pick up the win as he runs his record to 3-1 on the season.
Marietta College improves to 8-3 on the season and will host Huntington College in a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 1:00PM.