Monarchs Host CAA Leading UNCW In Home Finale
By ODU Athletics
May 18, 2005
NORFOLK, VA--Old Dominion (22-30/5-16) hosts the Seahawks of UNC Wilmington in a three-game Colonial Athletic Association series beginning Thursday night at 7 p.m. This is the final homestand of the season for ODU.
The Seahawks are 36-17 overall and lead the CAA with an 18-3 record. Tim Preston leads UNCW and the CAA with 87 basehits. He ranks fourth in the league at .390, followed by John Raynor at .380. As a team, UNCW leads the league in hitting at .319, and are second in pitching at 4.08 (ERA).
Ronald Hill is 9-4 with a 3.36 earned run average followed by Jeff Moore at 5-1 with a 3.51 ERA. Hill is scheduled to pitch Thursday, Zach Kimball is scheduled to pitch Friday and Moore on Saturday for the Seahawks
The Monarchs are led by sophomore firstbaseman Bryan Cipolla with a .332 batting average. He leads the CAA in RBI with 67, three ahead of UNCW's Matt Poulk.
On the mound Kyle Dubois is 5-1 with a 3.78 ERA. Dana Arrowood is 4-5 with a 3.86 ERA. Dubois ranks fourth in the CAA with 68 strikeouts in 64 innings, while Arrowood is fifth with 67 strikeouts in 87 innings. Arrowood is scheduled to pitch on Thursday night.
CAA STANDINGS UNCW 18-3 36-17 VCU 13-8 28-17 GMU 12-9 30-17 Towson 11-10 30-21 Delaware 11-10 24-27 Hofstra 10-14 24-29 W&M 8-13 25-25 JMU 8-13 20-32 ODU 5-16 22-30