April 4, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University baseball team suffered its fourth shutout of the season, falling 5-0 at Marshall on Friday.
The Owls (16-13, 4-9 C-USA) managed just four hits in the game and left nine stranded on the bases in the game that was moved up four hours due to weather.
Both teams were scoreless until Marshall (10-19, 6-6 C-USA) got on the board in the sixth with a pair of hits to go up 1-0. The Herd sparked three runs in the seventh off of three hits and two FAU errors.
Marshall would tack on an insurance run in the eighth with its first triple of the season and a two-out RBI single up the middle.
Austin Gomber was tagged with the loss, allowing seven hits and three runs in 6.1 innings. The junior struck out six and walked a pair of the 28 batters he faced.
Game two of the series is slated for 7 p.m. on Saturday before the two teams wrap up the series on Sunday at Noon. Live audio is available free of charge on FAUSports.com.