Monarch Baseball Defeats Radford 13-9
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 12, 2005
NORFOLK, VA -The Old Dominion baseball team defeated Radford 13-9 Saturday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex to improve to 2-0 for the young season. Radford falls to 0-2.
Short stop Jesse Schoendienst (Belcamp, MD) and Leftfielder Evan Chipman (Raleigh, NC) both hit triples during the contest, in a game that had no homeruns. For the game, Schoendienst hit 1-of-2 for the game, and knocked in an RBI. Chipman hit 2-of-6, scoring two runs and hitting in two RBI's.
Radford took a 1-0 lead in the first inning of play, but the Monarchs also scored a first-inning run to tie the game at 1-1. ODU scored three in the second inning to take a 4-1 lead and scored another three in the fourth inning to take a 7-1 lead. After adding another run in the fifth inning to take a 8-1 lead, Radford and ODU exchanged two runs in the sixth inning and three runs in the seventh inning to give ODU the 13-5 lead. Radford scored an unanswered run in the eight inning and two runs in the top of the ninth to cut the lead to 13-9, but ODU held on for the victory.
Bryan Hansen (Vass, NC) took the victory for ODU, pitching 5.2 innings, striking out six batters and allowing only two earned runs.
ODU and Radford will play the third game of the series Sunday at 1:00 at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.
RU 100 002 312 9-9-4
ODU 130 312 30x 13-13-3
WP: Hansen (1-0); LP: Morgan (0-1)