The Golden Eagles manufacture all of their runs in the victory.
The two teams complete the series at 1 p.m., Sunday.
Southern Miss defeated Eastern Illinois 6-4 in the series finale.
Played for Coach Rob Founier…Hit .236 with 36 RBIs and 28 runs scored…Swatted 11 doubles, a triple and six home runs, collecting 66 total bases…With 30 walks and nine hit-by-pitch, on-base percentage was .392…Posted .981 fielding percentage with seven errors and two passed balls…Caught 34.4 percent of baserunners trying to steal…Hit .297 with 38 RBIs and 28 runs scored…Hit 12 doubles and four home runs, collecting 70 total bases…With 21 walks and seven hit-by-pitch, on-base percentage was .392.
Played for Coach Luis Padron at Miami (Fla.) Westwood Christian High School….As senior, hit .329 with 18 RBIs and 12 runs scored…Had four doubles and two home runs…On-base percentage: .461 …As junior, hit .350 with 20 RBIs and 19 runs scored…Had five doubles and four home runs…On-base percentage: .500.
Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies…Born Jan. 16, 1995.
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