The Owls have now posted double-digit run totals in each of their past five games.
Eric Rivera had a strong day at the plate, going two for three with three RBI. Two of those came on a first inning single in to right field, part of the three-run frame.
A fifth inning that featured two wild pitches and a balk allowed FAU to open an 8-2 lead.
Old Dominion continued to hang on, scoring three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on four hits and a wild pitch. The four earned runs that Jake Miednik gave up were the most he’s gave up in a gam all season.
After the fifth inning, the Owls held Old Dominion to two hits.
The Owls have now won six consecutive games.
GameBrowser: FAU (14-4, 1-0) 10, Old Dominion (7-10, 0-1) 5
Moving Forward: Blake Sanderson pitched three shutout innings in relief only allowing one hit, with two strikeouts. …Tyler Frank went 2-for-4 with one RBI, extending his hitting streak to 11 games… Gunnar Lambert went 2-for-4, scoring a run.
Sliding Backward: Cody Wilson went 0-for-4 but did walk. …Jake Miednik gave up his season-high eight hits and four earned run.
Key Stat: 10 – Old Dominion batters FAU pitchers struck out. Also, the number of runners the Owls left on base.
Up Next: FAU plays Old Dominion tomorrow 3 p.m.