HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A grand slam lifts Southern Miss to a 9-3 second round win over Marshall.
The Golden Eagles will enjoy a day off Friday and rest up before having to face the winner of the FIU vs. Marshall match.
Jake Sandlin blasted a grand slam in the bottom of the 3rd inning and then Chuckie Robinson added a solo homer late.
Kirk McCarty had a solid day on the mound only giving up three runs.
When reliever Nick Johnson entered the game, fans gave McCarty a standing ovation.
Nick Sandlin closed out action at the Pete just after midnight.