The Golden Eagles ride six strong innings from Kirk McCarty and an 11-run sixth inning.
Southern Miss (40-18) earned a NCAA Regional spot for the first time in five years.
The Golden Eagles have won the C-USA regular-season crown in 2003, 2011 and 2013.
NCAA Regional USM vs Fla State
NCAA Regional USM vs USA
Baseball vs Marshall Game 12
Baseball vs La Tech - Sunday
Baseball vs La Tech - Saturday
Started 52 games in right field…One of three Golden Eagles to reach 60-hit plateau…Hit .283 with 28 RBI and 34 runs; finished with 10 doubles, a triple and four home runs…Tops returning players after 12 of 16 in stolen base attempts…13multi-hit games, including 7 three-hit outings…Logged three hits and two runs scored in each game of season-opening sweep of Murray State (2/13-2/15)…Two hits and season-best three RBIs vs. Oakland (3/7)…Finished season strong with 16 hits, nine RBIs and 10 runs scored in USM’s last 11 games…Logged two assists while committing just four errors.
Tallied a solid freshman season for the Golden Eagles as he appeared in 52 games and made 51 starts (38 in leftfield, 11 at first base and one at designated hitter)...Registered a .266 batting average with 10 doubles, a triple and three RBI to go along with 24 RBI...Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team...Notched 14 multiple hit contests (12 two-hit, 2 three-hit) and six multi-RBI games (4 two-RBI, 1 three-RBI, 1 four-RBI)...After starting season 0-for-6, he then went 10x25 (.400) over the next seven games - hitting safely in each one - with two doubles and six RBI during that stretch...Belted a two-run, game-winning homer in the bottom of the ninth in the final game of the UTSA series (3/23) in a 10-9 victory...Had two hits in that contest and started a string in which he collected at least one hit in 14 of the next 15 games...Doubled and homered against UNO (4/1) during that time while driving in three runs...Finished that string with a pair of singles against LSU (4/15)...Had best hitting day in the opening round of the C-USA Tournament, collecting three hits and drive in a season-best four runs against East Carolina (5/21)...Earned Dean's List honors for the Fall semester...Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the academic year.
Played for Ross Blankenship at West Monroe High School ... Was a District 2-5A selection at utility player ... Named to Louisiana All-Academic team with a 3.87 grade point average ... Voted Class 5A All-State in football at linebacker, where he tallied 135 tackles, including 11 for loss, and earned All-Northeast Louisiana Defensive Player of the Year honors by the The News-Star as a senior ... Earned all-district and all-Northeast Louisiana honors for his team as a junior...Nominee for student of the year at his school ... Member of the National Honor Society, Interact, the Biology Club and Spanish Club during his time at West Monroe High...Played for Ark-La-Tex Marucci during the summer of 2012 and posted a .400 batting average with five home runs.
Son of Son of David and Rhonda Burdeaux ... Majoring in Human Performance (Exercise Science) ... Born Feb. 21, 1994.
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