The Golden Eagles are coming off a 41-20 season and its 13th trip to the NCAA Regionals.
The Golden Eagles ride six strong innings from Kirk McCarty and an 11-run sixth inning.
The Golden Eagles entertain Louisiana Tech this weekend.
Left fielder Chase Scott also homered in the fifth, a two-run shot
NCAA Regional USM vs USA
Baseball vs La Tech - Friday
Baseball vs Rice - Saturday
Baseball vs Samford Game 1 - Sunday
Baseball vs Aubutn
Appeared in a staff-high 27 games, all in relief…Finished 2-4 with a save and 3.36 ERA…Struck out 17 while walking 9 in 22 1/3 innings…Earned first win in Golden Eagles’ second game against Murray State (2/14), striking out one in 2/3 innings…Did not allow a hit in his first six outings, though picked up first loss when he was charged with two unearned runs vs. New Orleans (2/18)…Earned second win with two scoreless innings at South Alabama (3/3)…Turned in longest stint with 3 2/3 innings against Oakland (3/6)…Took the loss after allowing run on two hits and a walk against FIU (3/13)…Also absorbed losses at Louisiana Tech (second game of doubleheader) (3/20) and in Golden Eagles’ final game of season , a 5-4 loss to Florida Atlantic in Conference USA Tournament (5/22). Allowed two runs on two hits and a walk vs. the Owls, while striking out two…Earned save with scoreless, one-hit 1 1/3 innings at Middle Tennessee (5/14)…
Appeared in 22 games, all in relief....Had most relief appearances of any Golden Eagle during the year...Registered a 4-0 record with a 2.70 ERA over 16 2/3 innings of work...Threw 2/3 of an inning against UTSA (3/23) to get his first victory of the season...Whiffed two over 1 1/3 frames at UAB (4/11) for his second win of the campaign...Allowed a run and a walk over 2/3 of an inning in a win over Rice (4/27) and got an out for a victory at Ole Miss (4/30)...Added a two-strikeout performance against Missouri (3/7)...Allowed 13 of 30 inherited runners to score during the campaign.
Saw action in six games, including two starts, but did not tally a record ... Registered a 5.27 ERA over 13 2/3 innings with 14 strikeouts and 13 walks ... Fanned season-high five in first career start at home against South Alabama (3/26) in his longest outing of the year, allowing just one unearned run on five hits ... Went three innings in other start against New Orleans (4/10) ... Fanned both batters he faced against Ole Miss (5/14) ... Threw 1 2/3 scoreless innings against Mississippi State (3/12) ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the Spring 2013 semester
Redshirted ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Prep: Helped lead Sumrall High School to fourth consecutive Class 3A state championship for coach Larry Knight in 2011 ... Recorded a 10-0 mark with a 0.94 ERA over 66 innings of work his senior season ... Posted an 11-1 record with a 1.13 earned run average with 102 strikeouts and just 19 walks over 62 innings of work during his junior campaign ... Had a .309 batting average over 94 at bats with 19 RBI as a senior ... Selected to the 2011 Louisville Slugger All-American team ... Team finished 36-0 record in 2009 and finished the 2010 season ranked as high as No. 1 in various national rankings ... A 2010 USA Baseball Tournament of Stars (Dixie) ... Named 2011 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American ... Tabbed to 2011 Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen ... Named to the 2011 Rivals100 baseball list.
Son of Mark and Deena Lowery ... Majoring in Marketing ... Born on March 9, 1993.