Gram Leads ODU Over Navy, 8-6
Feb. 15, 2004
NORFOLK, VA-Junior catcher Kenneth Gram (Tempe, AZ) knocked in four runs to lead the Monarchs of Old Dominion University to a 8-6 victory over Navy Sunday afternoon. ODU is now 2-1, Navy is 1-4.
The 6-6 Gram plated Ricky Shefka (Kinston, NC) on a groundout in the second inning. He singled home Shefka in the fifth and doubled home Shefka and freshman Brian Cipolla ( Plainview, NY) in the seventh. Shefka, a sophomore scored four times, came up with two hits and one run batted in. Cipolla also had two hits on the day.
Sophomore pitcher Dana Arrowood (Woodbridge, VA.) picked up the win in relief. He fanned two and allowed two hits in two-plus innings of work.
Navy scored three runs in the second and ninth innings. In the second Ryan McGinn, Dominic Lopez and Pete Curnow each had RBI singles. In the ninth pinch hitter Trevor Thompson singled home two runs.
ODU returns to action on Tuesday when they host Radford at 3 p.m.
LINESCORE Navy 030 000 003- 6-13-4 ODU 302 010 20x- 8-8-0
Battery-Navy: Molinaro, Moos(2), Herrick(4), Butler (8) and Johnston ODU- Bucher, Arrowood(5), Godin(8) ,Shefka(9) and Gram
WP: Arrowood(1-0) LP: Moos (0-1)