ODU DEFEATS TOWSON BEHIND BERGH, 13-4
April 13, 2008
TOWSON, MD -- Old Dominion University senior righthander Ryan Bergh tossed his third straight CAA complete game as the Monarchs defeated Towson, 13-4 Sunday. ODU ends a five-game losing streak to improve to 16-17 overall and 8-8 in the CAA. Towson drops to 18-17 overall and 7-8 in the CAA
Bergh gave up four runs and five hits in the first inning, then shut down the Tigers the rest of the way to run his record to 4-2 overall. Bergh fanned four and walked only one batter. He now has a 3.10 ERA.
ODU took the lead with a three-run spot in the fourth. Edgar Hernandez scored on Max Mosts' groundout and Bryan Cipolla singled home both Chris Keenan and Most to give ODU the 5-4 lead. In the fifth Chris Keenan walked with the bases loaded which plated David Burns to make it 6-4.
Max Most and Cipolla each knocked in two runs, while sophomore shortstop Gerard Hall knocked in three with a three-run homer in the eighth. Jimmy Miles, Max Most, Edgar Hernandez, and Gerard Hall each had two hits on the day.
ODU returns to action on Tuesday when they host Longwood at 6 p.m.
ODU-Ryan Bergh and Edgar Hernandez
TU- Duane Herr, Cory Cascio(5), Austin Hurd (6) and Max Kelly
WP: Bergh (4-2) LP: Herr (2-3)
HR- ODU- Hall(1)