Southern Miss silences critics with their big win against Old Dominion


HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Golden Eagles said they moved on from getting swept by Florida International and the team made a statement in its dominating 17-5 victory over Old Dominion.

Outfielder, Daniel Keating said, "Once our offense gets rolling, it's hard to stop. We've been resilient all year, so it's no surprise there. It's just going back to trusting one another and just staying at it, staying consistent."

In the first inning, the Golden Eagles started off hot, scoring four runs.

But in the top of the second, the Monarchs answered back by adding five runs.

Pitcher, Jake Winston said, "Early in the game, I knew I had to go out there and hang zero's and I knew our offense can explode at any time."

Chase Scott hit a base hit that enabled USM to go up 6-5 in the bottom of the second.

Southern Miss scored two more runs in the fourth inning.

In the fifth inning, the Golden Eagles scored a total of eight runs, which included Tim Lynch's grandslam.

Infielder, Tim Lynch said, "I never hit one here at Southern, so it's pretty cool. It was a big moment in the game, kind of put the nail in the coffin I guess."

Southern Miss plays Marshall Thursday night at 7:30.

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