Monarchs Travel To Hofstra For Final CAA Series

May 20, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 20, 2010

NORFOLK, VA--The ODU Monarchs travel to Hempstead, NY to take on the Pride Of Hofstra in the final Colonial Athletic Association series of the season. Game time for Friday's opener is 3 p.m.

The Pride is led by Matt Prokopowicz (20-25-1/10-11) at .424 with 37 RBI, while Ethan Paquette has 14 homers with a team best 66 RBI. Prokopowicz ranks third in the CAA and 16th nationally in hitting.

The Monarchs are led by sophomore Chris Baker at .363 with eight homers and 47 RBI, followed by Senior Jake McAloose at .325 with eight homers and 30 RBI. Sophomore Kenny Stoneback is hitting .319. Baker currently has a 25-game hitting streak which is a new ODU single season mark.

Donnie Corsner leads the Monarchs in runs scored with 38, followed by McAloose with 45. Chris Buss Leads the team with 19 doubles with Baker at 18.

On the mound, Kyle Hald has a 2.80 ERA with eight wins along with 90 strikeouts in 93.1 innings of Work. Hald shares the CAA lead in victories with Matt Davenport of William and Mary. He leads the league in strikeouts and complete games.

CAA Standings
James Madison  16-5
VCU            15-5-1
Georgia State  14-6-1
UNCW           13-11
George Mason  10-11
W&M            10-11
Hofstra        10-11
Towson         9-12
ODU            8-13
Delaware       6-15
Northeastern   5-16