Liberty Holds Off Monarchs, 6-4
March 15, 2005
NORFOLK, VA--Paul Keller knocked in two runs while Travis Johnson and Adam Kearney each scored twice to lead the Flames of Liberty University (13-3) to a 6-4 victory over Old Dominion (12-10) Tuesday afternoon.
Evan Chipman (Raleigh, NC.) and Bryan Cipolla (Plainview, NY.) each knocked in two runs for the Monarchs. Chipman singled home Keenan in the third and Cipolla singled home Chipman. In the ninth inning Chipman doubled home Keith Hahn (Valley Stream, NY.) and Cipolla singled home Chipman. Chris Zuvich came on in the ninth for Liberty to get the final two outs and the save.
Paul Keller singled home Adam Kearney and Travis Johnson in the sixth inning to give Liberty a 6-2 lead. Aaron Gilliard singled home Travis Johnson in the second inning for the Flames first run. In the third inning Jeff Brown and Aaron Grijalva each Knocked in runs. In the fifth inning, Adam Kearney scored on a Monarch throwing error.
Matt Hensley pitched six-plus innings for Liberty scattering seven hits and allowing only two runs to pick up his first win of the season. ODU returns to action on Wednesday when they host Richmond at 3 p.m.
LU 012 012 000 -6-11-0 ODU 002 000 002-4-11-2 Matt Hensley, Phillip Thompson(7), Chris Zuvich (9) and Adam Kearney Bryan Hansen, Hunter Hall(7), Steven Harris(9) and Patrick Nichols
WP: Hensley(1-0) LP: Hansen(2-2) Save: Zuvich(2)