Jags Baseball Falls To Nicholls State

April 10, 2014 · By · Filed Under Baseball 

USABaseballThe South Alabama baseball team fell 15-4 at Nicholls State on Wednesday evening as the Colonels outscored the Jags 12-1 over the final seven innings.

NSU had 16 hits led by Keith Cormier’s 4-for-5 performance with two doubles, a home run, three RBI and three runs scored. Tyler Duplantis finished 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored.

The Jags jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Adam Ballew and Cameron Cummings led off the game with back-to-back singles. Cole Gleason walked to load the bases with no outs. Hayden Jones hit a RBI single to left field to score Ballew for a 1-0 lead. Matt Wojciechowski hit a sac fly to center field which scored Cummings and double the lead to 2-0. Finally Justin Cullifer hit a one-out RBI single to left field later in the inning for the third and final run of the inning for the Jaguars.

The Colonels answered with three runs of their own in the bottom of the first inning to tie the game at three apiece. A one-out, two-run homer by Cormier would cut the Jag lead to one run before a sacrifice fly netted the tieing run.

In the bottom of the third, Duplantis gave the Colones a 4-3 lead on an RBI fielders choice.

They would then take control of the game with a six-run fourth inning. They would add three more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

The Jags fall to 15-17 on the season while the Colonels improved to 17-18.

USA will host Arkansas State for a weekend series against the Red Wolves at Eddie Stanky Field starting on Friday at 6:30pm.

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