Saint Joesph's Defeats ODU, 11-7
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 20, 2011
NORFOLK, VA-- The Hawks of Saint Joseph's defeated the ODU Baseball Monarchs, 11-7 Sunday afternoon. Both teams are 2-2 on the season.
SJU got on the board in the third on Kevin Taylor's two-run double to cut the lead to 3-2, then in the fourth inning Kevin Kratochwill doubled in two runs and the Hawks took a 5-3 lead. They added a run in the fifth and four in the sixth innings to exten the lead to 10-3.
ODU cut the lead to 10-7 in the bottom of the seventh on a two-run triple by Hartman and an RBI single by Chris Baker, but SJU added another run in the ninth as Kevin Kratochwill scored on a fielder's choice groundout for an 11-7 lead.
Chris Baker extended his hitting streak to 32 games with a single and he also walked twice.
Kevin Kratochwill led the Hawks with three hits, three runs scored and two RBI. Kevin Taylor, Quinn
Renner also knocked in two for Saint Joseph's.
ODU returns to action Tuesday afternoon in Richmond against the Spiders.
SJU 002 314 001 -11-9-3
ODU 300 001 300 7-10-3
SJU Battery: Mullen, Mahoney(6), Favazza(7),Koliani(8) and Silverman
ODU Battery: Ali, Baker(5), Coker(6),Haumacher(6),Verlander(8),Sizemore (9) ,Wisniewski(9) and Tutwiler.
WP: Muller(1-0) LP: Ali (0-1)