Monarchs Return To Action Wednesday Against Radford

May 06, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 6, 2008

NORFOLK, VA-- The Old Dominion University Baseball Monarchs return to action Wednesday afternoon when they host the Highlanders of Radford. The first pitch will be at 2:30 in the Bud Metheny Baseball complex.

ODU senior centerfielder Jimmy Miles ranks third in the nation is stolen bases with 32. Max Most ranks third in the CAA with 16 stolen bases. As a team, ODU ranks seventh nationally with 93 stolen bases.

On the mound, ODU is second in the league with a 5.21 earned run average, as Dan Hudson and Anthony Shawler lead the league in strikeouts. Hudson has 86 in 68 innings of work, while Shawler has 83 in 64 innings of work.

Designated hitter/leftfielder David Burns leads the Monarchs with ten homers and 39 RBI. Bryan Cipolla leads the team with 47 RBI. Jimmy Miles is hitting .374, followed by Cipolla at .359 and Anthony Shawler with .353. Shawler is second on the team with seven homers.

Alex Gregory leads Radford with a .389 batting average along with 11 homers and 42 RBI. Reggie Keen is second at .376 with 13 doubles and four triples.

The Monarchs host Georgia State in CAA play this weekend beginning Friday at 7 p.m.

1. UNCW  20-3-1
2. JMU   18-5
3. W&M    15-8
4. Mason  15-10
5. ODU  12-10
6. Towson 10-14
7. Northeastern 9-14-1
8. Ga. State 9-14
9. Delaware 9-15
10. VCU   6-15
11.Hofstra 6-21