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CHAMPS: ODU Takes Down LA Tech 7-5, Wins First Ever C-USA Title

RUSTON, La. – In the Conference USA title game, the No. 18 nationally ranked Old Dominion baseball team took down Louisiana Tech by a 7-5 score in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston, Louisiana. The Monarchs have now won five conference tournament titles in their history – one in the Sun Belt in 1985 and three-straight as members of the Colonial Athletic Association in 1994, 1995 and 1996. Today marked the program's first ever crown in Conference USA.

Tommy Bell, the Russell D. Anderson Most Valuable Player of the tournament, gave ODU its first lead of the contest, 4-3, in the sixth inning after blasting a three-run homer to left field.