Monarchs Conclude Regular Season At W&M

May 16, 2007
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

May 16, 2007

NORFOLK, VA- The ODU Baseball Monarchs (32-20/17-9) travel to Williamsburg, VA. to play the Tribe of William and Mary (27-24/11-15) in the final regular season league series.

Thursday and Friday's games are slated to start at 7 p.m. at Plumeri Park. ODU is one game ahead of both VCU and Delaware in the CAA standings.

The Tribe are led by third baseman Greg Sexton who leads the CAA with a .452 batting average and 90 total hits. Catcher Tim Park is hitting .398 with 63 runs scored while firstbaseman Mike Sheridan leads all of college baseball with just one strikeout in every 39.2 at-bats.

Mike Zahm continues to rank in the top ten of the CAA in hitting (.390), hits (75), runs scored (52), doubles(22), RBI (55).

On the mound, ODU has a 3.90 ERA led by starters Anthony Shawler (2.51), and Dan Hudson at 3.21. Shawler has 114 strikeouts in 96.2 innings of work.

ODU is scheduled to go with its normal rotation. Dan Hudson on Friday against lefthander Pete Vernon. Anthony Shawler will throw on Saturday against a starter yet to be determined and Ryan Bergh who has won his last two outings will challenge lefthander Sean Grieve.

The CAA tournament begins Wednesday, May 23rd at Wilmington, NC., with the top six teams.

CAA Standings
ODU          17-9
VCU          16-10
Delaware     16-10
UNCW         15-11
GMU          14-11
Georgia St.  13-14
NU           11-15
W&M          11-15
JMU          10-15
Towson       10-16
Hofstra      11-18