Maryland Defeats ODU, 6-5 In 10 Innings
April 22, 2008
COLLEGE PARK, MD-- The Universtity of Maryland(25-18) scored an unearned run in the bottom of the 10th to defeat Old Dominion (18-20), 6-5 Tuesday evening.
The Monarchs jumped out ot a 4-0 lead in the second. Gerard Hall singled home David Burns for the first run, then Donnie Corsner doubled home Hall and Jake McAloose. Senior centerfielder Jimmy Miles doubled home Corsner for the fourth run of the inning.
Maryland rallied with a four spot in the bottom of the fourth when A.J. Casario hit a two-out grandslam home run. It was his sixth homer of the season.
The Terps tied the game in the seventh when Will Greenberg singled home Jensen Pupa who led the inning off with a double.
ODU threatened in the eighth with the bases loaded. Gerard Hall reached on a fielders' choice with two outs. Corsner then reached on an infield hit and Chris Keenan was hit with a pitch, but the Monarchs failed to score.
In the Maryland 10th Nick Jowers walked and advanced to second on a wild pitch. He then scored from second when ODU's firstbaseman dropped the ball.
Will Greenburg led Maryland with three hits, while AJ Casario knocked in four runs for the Terps. ODU returns to action Wednesday night when they host Liberty at 6 p.m.
ODU 040 100 000 0 5-11-2 UM 000 400 100 1 6-12-1
UM- Ian Schwalenberg, Bret Tidball(2), Mike Sufczynski(5), Brad Taylor (7), adamKolarek(8), Dan Gentzler(9) and Chad Durakis
WP: Gentzler(2-0) LP: Hald (3-3)
HR: Maryland- Casario(6)-Grand slam