Southern Auto Above Header 2015
MBB Voucher Above Header
Uploaded Ad
Hoops For Cure 2016
Battle 4 Atlantis
WBB Voucher Books Above Header
Big Blue 5K Upper Right Ad -2016
Tickets for Troops
Wrestling Vouchers 2015-2016

Verlander Pitches ODU Past Vanderbilt, 2-0

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: February 14, 2003
Print RSS
Article Image

Feb. 14, 2003

Box Score

CHARLESTON, SC. - Sophomore Justin Verlander (Goochland, VA.), the 2002 CAA Rookie of the Year pitched a complete game shutout in the first game of the ESPN Radio/Citadel Shootout as the Monarchs defeated Vanderbilt, 2-0 in Joseph Riley park. ODU is now 1-0 on the season.

Old Dominion (1-0) scored the only two runs of the game in the top of the fifth inning when senior outfielder Pedro Pena (Haverhill, MA.) doubled in fellow senior Brandon Le Noir (Ocala, FL.). Pena later scored the second run on a squeeze bunt by sophomore Jesse Schoendienst. Verlander got the complete game win on 12 strikeouts, two walks and gave up only six hits.

"Verlander was as good as you will see at the college level," Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin stated. "He was a tough guy to face in the opening game of the season and he did a real good job of shutting us down today.

Vanderbilt (0-1) threatened in the bottom of the ninth with two on base and only one out, but failed to scored when Verlander fanned Tony Mansolino and Warner Scott to end the game. The Commodores' pitcher Jeremy Sowers pitched well allowing only three hits in seven innings of work. He fanned eight.

The Monarchs will face last year's World Series runner-up, #14 South Carolina Saturday at 1:30.

ODU   	000 020 000=2-5-0
Vanderbilt	000 000 000=0-6-0
ODU-Verlander and Oehler; Vandy- Sowers, Sues (8), Douillard.

WP: Justin Verlander (1-0) LP: Jeremy Sowers (0-1)


MBB Voucher Books Ad Belt
WBB Voucher Books Ad Belt
Big Blue 5K Belt Ad -2016
Wrestling Vouchers 2015-2016
Uploaded Ad
Baesball Vouchers 2016
Tickets the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight