Keenan And Miles Homer, But ODU Loses At Towson, 6-3
By ODU Athletics
April 11, 2008
TOWSON, MD--Old Dominion centerfielder Jimmy Miles and second baseman Chris Keenan each hit homeruns, but the Monarchs (15-16/7-7) lost to Towson (17-16/6-7), 6-3 in game one of a three-game Colonial Athletic Association series Friday.
Miles put ODU up 1-0 with a leadoff solo shot in the first inning. The Tigers came back with two runs on the bottom of the first as Kevin Collins homered and Brian Conley would later score on Jason Stifler's double.
ODU tied the game with two outs in the fourth when Chris Keenan doubled and came home on Jimmy Miles single. Greg Furmanek hit his ninth home run of the season to put Towson up 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth.
The Tigers then scored one run in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. The Monarchs scored their third and final run in the seventh when Chris Keenan led off with his second homerun of the season. With one out in the seventh, ODU loaded the bases against reliever Austin Hurd, but Josh Squatrito came on to get the Tigers out of the inning, and pick up his fourth save.
ODU starter Dan Hudson fanned eight in seven innings of work in a losing effort Jimmy Miles and Chris Keenan both had two hits on the day for the Monarchs. Game two of the series is Saturday at 1:00 at Schuerholz Park.
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WP: Umberer(2-2) LP: Hudson(3-4) Save: Squatrito(4) HR:ODU-Miles (2), Keenan(2); Towson- K.Collins(2), Conley(7), Furmanek(9)