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HATTIESBURG – No. 15 Southern Miss manufactured all of its runs Tuesday night en route to defeating South Alabama 5-3. USM (29-11) won its sixth consecutive game as it also defeated USA at home for the fourth-straight time and split the season series with the Jaguars (24-15).
ELLISVILLE – Jones County pitchers combined for 29 strikeouts in 16 innings and only allowed one run to lead the No. 3 Bobcats to a sweep of No. 4 Pearl River here Tuesday at Community Bank Park.
Will Freeman (Semmes, Alabama) tossed a complete-game, six-hitter with 18 strikeouts to lead the Bobcats to a 2-0 win in Game 1.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- After striking out 12 batters and allowing only one hit over five innings against Middle Tennessee Saturday evening, Southern Miss junior RHP Nick Sandlin (Evans, Ga.) was named Conference USA Pitcher of the Week as well as a Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week.
POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College had an easy time of it in the first game, then came from behind in the second game to sweep an MACJC doubleheader from East Mississippi Saturday at Dub Herring Park.
HATTIESBURG – After being held out of a start last week at Florida International, and only pitching one inning two weeks ago against Western Kentucky, junior Nick Sandlin returned to the Southern Miss rotation Saturday.