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LSU baseball loses to HBCU neighbor Southern University


Kim Mulkey, Angel Reese and Co. falling to Caitlin Clark and Iowa wasn’t the only loss for LSU on Monday night.

Southern University went down the highway and came up with a 12-7 win over neighbor LSU baseball in Baton Rouge. SU came away with a 12-7 win at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU, LSU,

Tyeler Hawkins broke the game open in the third inning with a home run to left field, bringing in KJ White and Logan Sanders. LSU struck back in the fifth inning with a pair of scores to cut the margin to 3-2. Southern increased the lead in the top of the fifth inning as Ryan Ollison’s double brought in three runners to push the lead to 6-2.

Donny Sandifer homered to left field, bringing in Ollison. LSU responded with two unearned runs to cut the lead to 8-5 heading into the top of the fifth. Southern would add an unearned run of its own to push the lead to 9-4. LSU would get as close as 9-7 but Southern scored three runs at the top of the ninth inning and then kept LSU away from home plate.

LSU baseball fell to 20-10 overall. Southern improved to 12-13 overall on the season. 

LSU baseball loses to HBCU neighbor Southern University







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