GREENVILLE, NC (WDAM)-Southern Miss pitcher Jonathan Thompson threw a complete game shutout in helping his team beat East Carolina 5-0. Thompson, a transfer from Meridian Community College, allowed just five hits to remain undefeated at 6-0 on the mound.
The big hit of the afternoon came from the bat of Mark Bourgeois. The right fielder's 7th homerun of the year was a grand slam in the 5th. Adam Doleac of PCS added an RBI single in the same inning and the nationally ranked Eagles never looked back. Southern Miss goes for their third league sweep of the 2011 season in the series finale Sunday. First pitch at 10am CST.