Kent State Defeats ODU, 14-5
March 13, 2004
NORFOLK, VA-Chad Kinyon, Emmannuel Burriss and Matt Sega had three hits each to lead the Golden Flashes of Kent State to a 14-5 victory over Old Dominion Saturday afternoon. Kent State pounded out 17 hits on the day.
With ODU leading 4-3, Kent State scored three runs in the sixth to take the lead for good. Ben Whitney's two-run homer with Sega aboard gave the Golden Flashes a 5-4 lead. Burriss then scored on an ODU error to make it 6-4.
Kent State erupted for eight runs in the seventh inning as Kurt Eichorn started it off with a lead-off solo homer. Adam Crowder later doubled home two runs. Joe Tucker, Kinyon and Sega each knocked in runs in that inning.
The Monarchs took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third as Brandon Carter (Sacramento, CA.) singled home Eric Mesa (Miami,FL.), and Derek James (Terre Haute, IN.) tripled home Carter and Evan Chipman (Raleigh, NC.)
The third and final game of the series will be Sunday at 1 p.m.
LINESCORE KSU 000 123 800 =14-17-1 ODU 003 101 000 = 5-9-4 Battery: KSU- Sonnanstine, Bojc,(7), Seelman(8), Davis(9), Curry(9) and Eichorn ,Hiller(9); ODU- burok, Bucher(6), Godin(7) and Belcher
WP: Sonnanstine(3-1) LP: Burok (0-5) HR: Kent State- Eichorn, Whitney