The Golden Eagles are coming off a 41-20 season and its 13th trip to the NCAA Regionals.
The Golden Eagles won the second game 6-3, after falling 10-8 in 10 innings in the first game.
Southern Miss takes down Southeastern Louisiana 9-7
Played for Coach Jeff Willis…In two seasons, LSU-Eunice went 91-23…Major cog on mound and at the plate …2015 ( So.): Posted 11-1 record with two saves and a 2.35 ERA…Struck 85 in 65 innings, including 11 in his lone start at the World Series…Picked up the win with 1 2/3 innings scoreless relief in first game of doubleheader on final day of national tournament when LSU-Eunice had to beat Western Oklahoma State twice…Smacked a pair of home runs among his three hits in the championship game that drove in four runs …On season, hit .347 with 23 RBIs…2014 (Fr.): Went 0-2 with 3.40 ERA and 10 saves…Hit .341 with 18 RBIs and 22 runs scored.
Played at Taylorsville…Led team to Class 2A South State championship as a junior before helping the Tartars to the 2013 Class 2A State Championship…Named Class 2A Player of Year in 2012; Class 2A Most Valuable Player in 2013…2013 All-America First Team by MaxPreps.com…Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen Selection…Two-time All-State pick…As a senior, hit .356 with 39 RBI, nine doubles, seven home runs and 26 runs scored…In 15 appearances, went 10-2 tying with 10-2 mark while tying a Class 2A state record with 117 strikeouts in 70 innings; walked just 27 batters…As a junior, hit .495 with 17 doubels, two triples, 11 home runs, 52 RBIs and 21 runs scored..Appeared in 12 games, going 10-1 with 0.33 ERA…Finished with 1009 strikeouts and just 12 walks in 64 innings.
Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies …Born Jan. 17, 1995.