George Mason Defeats ODU, 7-4

March 22, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

March 22, 2009

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Ryan Sores knocked in three runs and Shane David knocked in two to lead the Patriots of George Mason (16-4/2-1) to a 7-4 Colonial Athletic Association win over Old Dominion (6-13/1-2) Sunday afternoon.

Junior outfielder Cameron Scott (Culpeper, Va.) knocked in three runs for ODU with a two-run homer in the second inning and an RBI groundout in the eighth inning. Joe Velleggia (Monkton, MD.) was aboard on Scott's homer and Donnie Corsner (Virginia Beach, Va.) scored in the eighth. Both of Scott's homers came in this weekend series.

The Monarchs scored the first inning as Jake McAloose (Virginia Beach, Va.) singled up the middle to bring home Chris Buss (Rosemont, MN.).

George Mason, trailing 3-0 scored four runs in the fourth inning as Chris Henderson singled home Spencer Wiggins, Ryan Soares doubled home Jason Bour and Chris Henderson, then Shane Davis plated Soares on a sacrifice fly.

Three Monarchs, Max Most (Port Washington, NY.), Jake McAloose and Donnie Corsner had two hits on the day. Chris Henderson and Ryan Soares each had three hits for the Patriots. The Monarchs stranded nine men on base.

Dan Gerjets picked up the win with relief help from Ryan Brecko and Jordan Flasher.

ODU returns to action Friday with a three-game CAA series at the University of Delaware beginning at 3 p.m.

GMU  000 402  010 7-10-1
ODU  120 000 010 4-11-1

Mason Battery: Dan Gerjets, Shawn Griffith(6), Ryan Brecko (8), Jordan Flasher (9) and Chris Henderson. ODU Battery: Ben Tomchick, Matt Walls (6), Robbie Watkins (6), Chris Boggs (7) and Edgar Hernandez.

WP: Gerjets(3-1) LP: Tomchick (1-2) Save: Flasher(2) HR: ODU-Scott (2)