The Citadel Rallies To Beat Monarchs, 5-2
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 26, 2011
CHARLESTON, SC-- The Bulldogs of The Citadel defeated ODU, 5-2 in game three of the Homewood Suites Shootout at Riley Park.
The Citadel took the lead with three runs in the fourth William Ladd singled home Brad Felder, Joe Jackson then doubled home Ladd and Drew DeKerlegand. In the fifth Matt Simonelli doubled in Nick Orvin for the fourth run
Phil McCarthy went the distance for ODU as only two of the five runs were earned. He walked just one and fanned three. Austin Pritcher of The Citadel was the winner, fanning seven in seven innings of work. Drew Mahaffey came on for his first save of the year. The two held the Monarchs to five hits on the day.
The two teams will play again on Sunday.