• May 19, 2022
 UTEP drops series opener vs Southern Miss 8-0

Photo by Ruben R Ramirez – El Paso Herald Post

UTEP drops series opener vs Southern Miss 8-0

HATTIESBURG – The UTEP softball team (12-24, 2-11 Conference USA) fell to Southern Miss (24-16, 4-9 C-USA) 8-0 in five innings in its series opener Thursday night at the Southern Miss Softball Complex.

Southern Miss jumped to an 8-0 lead after three innings. The Golden Eagles posted four runs in the first on an RBI single by Alyssa Davis, a two-RBI single by Hannah Borden who would then cross the dish after a UTEP throwing error.

Southern Miss tacked on another RBI single in the second, then recorded three runs on four hits in the third that lifted the Golden Eagles up 8-0.

Southern Miss held the Miners to no runs to end the game in an 8-0 run-rule final.

UTEP will continue its three-game series versus Southern Miss Friday, April 15, at 12 p.m. MT. The contest will be streamed on CUSA.tv, with live stats also available.

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