Brett Harris Pitches ODU Over Mason, 6-3

March 20, 2009
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

March 20, 2009

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion University (6-11/ 1-0 CAA) freshman righthander Brett Harris (Chesapeake, Va.-Hickory HS) pitched a complete game allowing just three runs with no walks and eight strikeouts to lead the Monarchs over George Mason (14-4/0-1 CAA), 6-3. Harris runs his record to 3-1 on the season, and ended the Patriots 10-game winning streak which was the second longest in school history. ODU has won three of its last four.

The Monarchs exploded for five runs in the second inning highlighted by a three-run homer from Cameron Scott (Culpeper, Va.). Donnie Corsner (Virginia Beach, Va. ) also knocked in a run with a sacrifice fly.

The Monarchs added a run in the fifth when shortstop Chris Buss (Rosemount, MN.) doubled home Max Most (Port Washington, NY.).

The Patriots scored a run in the second on Jason Bour's sixth homer of the season. In the third, Mason cut the lead to 5-3 as Chris Henderson doubled home Brent Weiss, and Scott Krieger's sacrifice fly plated Spencer Wiggins.

Donnie Corsner and Edgar Hernandez led ODU with two hits each on the night, while Krieger, and Shane Davis each had two hits for Mason.

Game two of the CAA series is Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.

GMU 012 000 000 3-9-1 ODU 050 010 00x 6-8-0

Mason Battery: Kevin Crum, Ben Reade(7) and Chris Henderson ODU Battery: Brett Harris and Edgar Hernandez WP: Harris (3-1) LP: Crum (2-2) HR: ODU- Scott(1); GMU Bour (6)