Towson Defeats Monarchs, 6-1
By ODU Athletics
May 11, 2003
NORFOLK, VA. - Four Towson University Tiger pitchers scattered 13 hits in a 6-1 victory over Old Dominion University Sunday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. Towson improves to 29-23, 11-9 in the CAA, while the Monarchs are 17-30 overall and 5-12 in the CAA.
Jason Seger picked up his fourth win of the year, striking out three and walking two in five innings of work. Jon Tapper, Jason Summerlin and Casper Wells pitched the last four innings.
ODU's lone run came on a two-out solo shot in the bottom of the ninth by junior shortstop Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, MD.). The Monarchs stranded 13 runners and hit into three inning double plays.
Brian McKenna singled home Bobby Paduano to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead. Adam Heffron singled home McKenna in the fourth inning. In the fifth Mike Costello slammed his 16th homerun of the season with Shane Justis aboard. In the ninth, Justin singled home Tom Trela, then Bobby Paduano scored on a wild pitch. Paduano led the Tigers with three hits on the day.
Towson travels to UMBC for a 3:00 game on Tuesday, while ODU hosts Duke Monday night at 7 p.m.
LINESCORE TU 100 120 002=6-10-0 ODU 000 000 001=1-13-1
TU Battery: Seger, Tapper(6), Summerlin(8), Wells(8), and Stifler. ODU Battery: Burok, Hummel(6), evans(7), Smith(8), Godin(9), Renfrow(9) and Oehler
WP: Seger(4-2) LP: Buok(0-6)