Monarchs Host Towson in CAA Series Opener Friday Night

March 25, 2004
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

March 25, 2004

NORFOLK, VA-- The Baseball Monarchs open Colonial Athletic Association play Friday night at 7 p.m. when they host the Tigers of Towson University in the first of a three-game series.

ODU will pitch pre-season All-American and Pan Am Games Silver medalist Justin Verlander, while Towson will start Brian Brewer. Saturday, ODU will go with James Burok, while Towson will start Joe Peeler.

Verlander is now ODU's all-time strikeout leader with 328, breaking Kevin Bearse (1984-88) mark of 325.