(New Orleans, La.) On Friday, April 11th, Loyola University New Orleans baseball team held their Third Annual Camo Game. The Wolf Pack raised nearly $600 auctioning off their game-worn camouflage jerseys to benefit soldiers with the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The Wolf Pack sold 34 jerseys with prices ranging from the minimum bid of 50 to a high bid of 150 dollars.
Loyola wore the jerseys for a SSAC doubleheader against Southern Wesleyan at Segnette Field. The Pack defeated Southern Wesleyan 2-1 as Kevin Lindsey pitched a complete game five hitter. In game two of the doubleheader Joel Buhler struck out 10 as Loyola won 7-3. Loyola broke out the camo again for their tilt at Barrow Stadium against NCAA Division I opponent Southern University. Loyola came back from an early deficit and won 8-7 as Carmelo LoSauro had a walkoff single down the right field line. Staff Sergeant Timothy Clark of the United States Marine Corp threw out the first pitch for Loyola’s game against Southern.
The Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans, service members, and their families who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, during their military service on or after September 11, 2001. They strive to create the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.