The SLU Lions cruised to a 12-3 victory over Alcorn State at The Pat on Wednesday night, giving head coach Jay Artigues his 220th career win as the Lions Skipper. Buck Bernard picked up his 2nd win of the season as he fanned seven batters over six innings, giving up one run on five hits. The Lions bats only picked up seven hits, however they picked up seven runs on three extra base hits and two sac flies.
The hitting streaks of Brock Hebert (19 games) and Jonathan Pace (17 games) came to a halt. Hebert finished the night 0-3 with a RBI, HBP, Sac Fly, and his 23rd stolen base of the season. Pace was 0-3 with two walks and two runs scored.
With the win the Lions move to 19-7 on the season and head to Beaumont, TX this weekend to face Southland Conference rival Lamar.
Alcorn State 010 000 020 - 3 7 3
Southeastern 020 321 13X - 12 7 0
WP - Buck Bernard (2-0)
LP - Harrison Gary (0-2)
Save - None
Cody Gougler 3-5, 2 RBIs, 3 Runs
Harry Slade 2-2, 2B, 3B, 3 RBIs, 2 BB, 2 SB