Monarchs Lose CAA Tourney Opener to JMU
May 15, 2001
, MANTEO, NC- Old Dominion University Monarchs lost their first round CAA Tournament game to fifth seed James Madison, 15-2 Tuesday afternoon. The Monarchs, 19-36 will meet the loser of the UNC Wilmington-George Mason game Wednesday morning at 11 am. The game will be carried live on ESPN1310 radio, and live stats will be on the CAA webpage at www.caasports.com.
The Monarchs led, 2-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning. Freshman Allen Strick (Glen Burnie, Md.) led the game off with a solo homer. He then scored in the third on Jeff Eure's (Pillow, Pa.) sacrifice fly.
The Dukes grabbed the lead for good when Alan Lindsey slammed a two-run homer in the fifth for a 3-2 JMU lead. The Dukes pounded out 19 hits on the day. Lindsey led JMU with four hits, while Eddie Kim, and Nathan Doyle each had three hits and three runs batted in. Pitcherf Chris Cochran picked up his eight win of the year, fanning 12 and walking none.
The Dukes blew the game open in the seventh with an eight-run outburst behind Doyle and Mitch Rigsby's three-run homers. Strick and second team All-CAA outfielder, Matt Moye (Beaver Falls, Pa.) each had two hits for Old Dominion.
ODU 101 000 000-2-8-1
JMU 010 022 82x-15-19-0
ODU Battery: Brumfield, Williams(5), Friske (7) and Oehler JMU Battery: Cochran and Bowman
WP:Cochran (8-3) LP:Brumfield (1-4)
HR:ODU-Strick (4) JMU- Lindsey(4), Kim(6), Rigsby(4),Doyle(4)