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Southern Miss baseball sweeps Middle Tennessee 8-4 in the team's regular season finale

Southern Miss used two three-run innings combined with two insurance runs in the top of the ninth to beat Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee 8-4 in the team's regular season finale at Reese Smith Jr. Field in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Friday.

The Golden Eagles improved to 35-16-1 (19-10 C-USA) to extend their winning streak to a school-tying 13 games while the Blue Raiders fell to 30-25 (19-11 C-USA).

Senior pitcher James McMahon notched his 11th win of the season going five and two-thirds of an inning with seven strikeouts giving up five hits with one earned run.

Senior Connor Barron led the way for USM in the hitting column with a three for five performance with four RBI's punctuated by a three-run home run in the bottom of the 4th inning. It was Barron's eight homer of the season.

The Black and Gold won 13-11 early in the day in the first game of a double-header.

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