UVA at Harbor Park
ODU Baseball Voucher Books
Uploaded Ad
Monarch Maniacs
spacer   My Account for spacer
spacer

March 8, 2013

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Josh Eldridge (Lorton, VA.) and Ben Slaton (Magnolia, MS.) hit back-to-back homers, keying an eight-run explosion as the Monarchs (7-4/1-0) of Old Dominion rallied to defeat Northeastern (7-5/0-1), 11-4 in the CAA opener for both teams Friday night at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex.

The Huskies took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh when Austin McGowan (Midlothian, VA.) led off with a double. After a pitching change, sophomore leftfielder Josh Eldridge slammed his second homer of the season to rightfield putting the Monarchs ahead for good, 5-4. Junior rightfielder Ben Slaton, then followed with his first homer of the season to make it 6-4. Conner Myers ( Middletown, MD.), Austin McGowan all knocked in runs in that inning. Eldridge would later knock in another run for a total of three RBI in eighth.

ODU Junior righthander Dean Ali (Chesapeake, VA.) pitched six innings, allowing two earned runs and striking out six. Freshman lefthander Jake Josephs (Fairfax Station, VA.) came on in the seventh to pick up his first collegiate win, striking out two, and only giving up one hit.

Junior thirdbaseman Jordan Negrini had three hits on the night, while sophomore catcher Michael Perez (Fairfax Station, VA.) had two hits for ODU.

Northeastern was led by leftfielder Brad Burcroff with three hits and an RBI and catcher John Puttress had two hits with an RBI. Rightfielder Aaron Barbosa and centerfielder Connor Lyons also knocked in runs for the Huskies.

The two teams play again on Saturday at 3 p.m., then finish the series on Sunday at 1 p.m. Saturday's game will again be broadcast live on Star1310 AM with ODU Director of broadcasting Ted Alexander providing the play-by-play.

NU   012 100 000 =4-8-2
ODU 011 100 80x=11-12-1

NU- Cook, McLean(4), Fitzgerald(7), Mulry(7), Goreham(8) and Puttress ODU- Ali, Josephs(7) and Perez.

HR- ODU: Eldridge (2), Slaton(1) WP: Josephs (1-0) LP: Fitzgerald(0-2)


Returning Customers
Monarch Media users or returning customers, please login here.
Login/eMail Address


Password




Forgot your Login?
New Customer
Set up a New Customer account for quick and easy online shopping and/or camp & event registration.

With your account you can easily track and manage your orders, update your information and more.
ODU Baseball Voucher Books
UVA at Harbor Park
Bark in the Park
Uploaded Ad
Treat the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight
Monarch Media