Monarchs Defeat Temple, 12-3

February 29, 2008
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 29, 2008

Box Score

NORFOLK, VA--Junior righthander Dan Hudson pitched six innings, fanning seven, while Chris Buss knocked in three runs and Jimmy Miles had three hits to lead Old Dominion (3-2) to a 12-3 victory over Temple (1-3) Friday. The Monarchs pounded out 12 hits on the day.

Miles was one hit short of the cycle as he tripled in the first, singled in the second, doubled in the fourth, and walked in the sixth.

ODU jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning as Miles scored from third on a wild pitch, Bryan Cipolla singled home Chris Keenan and Jake McAloose' sacrifice fly plated Cipolla.

Temple cut it to one at 3-2 in the top of the third inning when shortstop Mark Ortega hit a two-run homer in the third with Carmen Del Mastro aboard.

Miles then doubled home Jake McAloose in the fourth and Edgar Hernandez scored on a sacrifice fly by Chris Keenan. In the fifth McAloose singled home Anthony Shawler and he later scored on a single by Hernandez.

Sophomore shortstop Chris Buss tripled in two runs I the sixth and singled in his game high third RBI in the eighth.

David Burns, Jake McAloose, Chris Buss, and Edgar Hernandez each had two hits on the day. Sophomore lefthander Cory Toth pitched the last three innings, allowing one unearned run, and picked up the save.

The two teams play again Saturday with the first pitch scheduled for 1 p.m.

Temple 002 000 010 3-6-1
ODU    300 223 02x 12-12-1

TU-Tom Dolan, Matt Blackburn(5), Ben White (6), Mike Click(7) and Kyle Obal ODU-Dan Hudson, Cory Toth(7) and Edgar Hernandez WP: Hudson (1-1) LP: Dolan(0-2) Save: Toth (1) HR:- Mark Ortega (Temple)