The Warhawks loaded the bases with their first three batters in the third. Somehow the Eagles were able to get out of the inning only allowing one run, but that run extended ULM's lead to three runs.
A solo home run from Joey Archer closed the gap for the Golden Eagles in the bottom of the fifth to make it 6-1.
Jon Prevost hit a two run shot in the top of the eighth to tighten the Warhawk's grip on the game 9-1.
Nick Smith got drove in Michael Ewing in the bottom of the ninth to close the gap, but the Warhawks were able to shut down the Eagles the rest of the way an put USM away 9-2.
The Eagles had another tough night on the mound. Scott Copeland started the game and his night ended after the second, giving up three runs, two earned.
In relief of Copeland, Jonathon Johnston also worked two innings giving up three runs. Seth Hester came in and threw three innings only giving up one run. Moses Munoz gave up two earned runs in his only inning of duty tonight. Matt Warren closed the game out for the Eagles working a hitless ninth inning.
USM had a tough night at the plate, only scoring two runs on four team hits.
Joey Archer had the first RBI of the game with his fifth inning home run. Nick Smith was responsible for the second RBI with a one out single in the bottom of the ninth.
"This is a really immature team" said Coach Corky Palmer after his team's performance tonight. This is USM's fourth loss in their last five games.
USM will return to action tomorrow afternoon against the Rebels of Ole Miss. First pitch is set for 5:30pm. The forecast is looking wet so bring your umbrellas and/or ponchos.
USM will throw Jeff Stanley, who is making his first start this season. "We will give (Jeff) a shot, you know, we have tried some other guys and now it's his turn."
-Taylor Walker ended his hitting streak at 18 tonight.
-Nick Smith got his first career hit and RBI tonight.