Brett Harris Pitches ODU Over VCU, 2-1
May 8, 2009
RICHMOND, VA--Old Dominion University (19-22/11-8)freshman pitcher Brett Harris (Chesapeake, VA.-Hickory) tossed his CAA leading fifth complete game to lead the Monarchs to a 2-1 victory over VCU (19-21/7-12) Friday evening.
VCU scored first inning when Andrew Dimino scored from third with the bases loaded on a double play ball.
The Rams loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth, but Harris then got a pop out followed by a double play, ODU's third of the night to end the game.
Harris fanned five, walked three and scattered seven hits to up his record to 6-3 with a 4.07 ERA. VCU's Ian Thomas fanned five, walked one and gave up six hits.
had two hits for the Rams. Game two of the series is Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Diamond.
ODU 000 000 000- 2-6-1
VCU 100 000 000 -1-7-2
ODU Battery:Brett Harris and Edgar Hernandez
VCU Battery: Ian Thomas and Carlos Rodriguez
WP: Harris (6-3)
LP: Thomas (4-4)