The visitors win 8-5 in extra frames and 9-5 in the day-night doubleheader.
2/15 16 and 17 | Lake Charles, La. | Cowboy Diamond (2,000)
The annual Black and Gold Game concludes fall practice each season.
The Golden Eagles look to snap a two-game losing streak.
Southern Miss walk 10 batters in the contest.
The Golden Eagles win their first three-game series of the year.
The win for the Cougars snapped a 10-game losing streak in Hattiesburg.
Appeared in one game, throwing an inning against Mississippi State (3/12), allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits with a pair of walks and a strikeout ... Suffered an arm injury and missed the remainder of the season, earning a redshirt
Saw action in eight games, making five starts during the year ... Posted a 1-3 record with a 4.74 earned run average ... Earned lone victory in his first collegiate start against Mississippi Valley State (2/28), allowing an unearned run on one hit with a walk and eight strikeouts ... Surrendered just three hits and a walk with two strikeouts in his longest relief outing of the season of five innings against Houston (3/25) ... Did not allow an earned run in his first two outings, spanning 8 2/3 innings ... A member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall semester ... Rated one of the Top 10 incoming freshman in C-USA by Baseball America
Drafted in the 19th round (572 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft ... Played at Salmen High School for coach Bill Morris ... Pitched 38 innings and posted a 4-2 record 56 strikeouts and a 0.75 ERA as a senior ... Named to the Baseball America Top 100 (No. 88) and Louisiana all-district 9-4A team ... Collected a 5-3 mark with a 1.90 ERA, allowing only 15 earned runs in 55.1 innings as a junior
Son of Bret and Taylor Nunez ... Majoring in Sport Coaching Education ... Born on July 28, 1992
Innings Pitched: 6.0 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 2/28/12
Strikeouts: 8 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 2/28/12
Walks: 3 vs. LSU, 4/11/12; hits: 6, at South Alabama, 4/18/12
Runs: 4, twice (last at South Alabama, 4/18/12
Earned Runs: 4, twice (last at South Alabama, 4/18/12)