BOCA RATON – FAU completed its season-opening sweep Monmouth with a 12-10 victory on Sunday.
The Owls led 10-2 after three innings and held on to win.
FAU survived a seven-run fourth inning from the Hawks.
Shortstop and lead-off hitter Tyler Frank enjoyed a five-hit afternoon, driving in three and scoring three more.
Esteban Puerta homered and drove in five runs.
GameBrowser: FAU (3-0) 12, Monmouth (0-3) 10
Moving Forward: Stephen Kerr went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and to driven in. …Gary Mattis enjoyed a three-hit afternoon, scoring twice and scoring once. …Reliever Drew Peden earned the win after striking out five in three innings.
Sliding Backward: Starter Nick Swan allowed seven runs on seven hits in three innings. …Reliever Mark Nowatnick recorded two outs but allowed two runs. …Eric Rivera went hitless in three at-bats, but did score a run.
Key Stat: 11 – Hits by the first FAU batters in the lineup.
Up Next: FAU travels to Bethune-Cookman on Wednesday. First Pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m.