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Softball Falls to Louisiana Tech on Sunday Afternoon

HATTIESBURG, Miss. –  The Golden Eagles (21-28, 9-9 C-USA) fell to Louisiana Tech (22-25, 10-6 C-USA) on Sunday in Hattiesburg. The Golden Eagles were edged out by the Lady Techsters 6-1 after seven innings of play. The game, set to start at 10:00 a.m., saw an hour and a half rain delay in the fourth inning.


  • First career pitching appearance from freshman Lexie Smith.
  • Six hits for the Golden Eagles’ lineup.
  • An outstanding offensive performance from Karly Nichols going 3-3 at the plate and recording an RBI.
  • Solid defensive performance across the board for the Golden Eagles.

Next time out 
The Golden Eagles return to the diamond next Friday, May 7 when they take on UAB in Birmingham. The game will kick off the C-USA series with the Blazers.

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