MIAMI -- In a wild, 12-inning contest, Old Dominion dropped a tough 8-7 defeat to FIU via a walkoff home run on Saturday evening at Infinity Insurance Park.
Old Dominion (8-13, 1-4 C-USA) overcame a 5-0 deficit through five innings, scoring five in the sixth and then two in the eighth to take a 7-5 lead.
However, behind the bat of Austin Shenton, FIU (12-13, 3-2 C-USA) answered with a run in the eighth, before Shenton tied the game in the ninth with a solo homer. Three innings later in the 12th, Shenton won it for the Panthers with his second home run of the night.
The Monarchs outhit FIU, 13-9, but committed four costly turnovers that led to three unearned runs for the Panthers.
Erik Stock (3-5, 2 2B, RBI) led ODU at the plate with a career-high three hits. Devon Adams (2-4, 2 RBI) also had a big day and was responsible for the game-tying RBI in the sixth and the go-ahead RBI in the eighth.