Southern Miss piled up 24 runs on 28 hits over the course of 17 innings to sweep a doubleheader with UTSA on Friday.
Southern Miss has won the first three of the four-game Conference USA series. The series concludes with a single game Saturday at 10 a.m. at UTSA.
Southern Miss won Friday’s early game 13-9 in 10 innings in a game scheduled for seven innings. UTSA rallied back after trailing 8-4 to send the game to extra innings. Southern Miss had 19 hits including a three-run homer by Will McGillis in the top of the 10th inning.
UTSA took a 2-0 lead in the second game after Chase Keng hit his fourth home run of the season in the bottom of the first inning. Southern Miss scored eight runs over the next two innings on the way to winning 11-5. The Golden Eagles had nine hits including two third-inning home runs.