NORFOLK, Va. -- In a game that featured five lead changes, Old Dominion dropped game two against Florida Atlantic, 12-7, on Saturday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.
After scoring three runs in the bottom of the eighth, Old Dominion (7-11, 0-2 C-USA) led, 7-6, entering the ninth inning, but Florida Atlantic (15-4, 2-0 C-USA) scored six in the ninth to pull out the series-clinching victory.
Brett Smith had a quality start for the Monarchs, allowing just one earned run in six innings of work. However, the Owls scored a total of nine runs in the final two innings off of the ODU bullpen. Corey Klak received the loss for the Monarchs.