BATON ROUGE, La. – A five-run sixth inning could not complete the LU comeback, as Southern University defeated the Loyola University New Orleans baseball team, 8-6, late Wednesday night.
Loyola University New Orleans will host a postgame fireworks promotion after the Friday, March 25 baseball game against Lee University at Segnette Field.
The Loyola University New Orleans baseball team went ahead early 4-0 and had 21 batters reach base, as it completed the sweep over Blackburn College on Wednesday night, 8-6.
Carl Labit, Jr. pitched 6.1 strong innings in relief, as the Loyola baseball team came back from a 6-0 deficit to beat Blackburn College, 12-11. The ’Pack scored five runs in the eighth inning to provide just enough cushion to seal the victory over the Beavers.
Steve Daigle, Jr. hit his first career home run and gave the Loyola University Wolfpack baseball team the lead over 12th-ranked Belhaven in the fifth inning, but the Blazers’ bats came alive in the late innings and took game three of the series, 6-3.