HAMMOND, La. – The Jackson State baseball team dropped a 3-2 decision to the Southeastern Louisiana Lions Tuesday night at PKD at Alumni Field.
With the loss JSU falls to a 17-10 record and the Tigers are currently on a four game losing streak. For the game, JSU scored its two runs on five hits. SLU had 10 hits to go along with its three runs.
Chris Wingard (2-1) got the loss for JSU. In 7.1 innings he gave up 10 hits and three runs while striking out five batters. Stephen Curtis and Tilur Smith each finished with two hits for the Tigers and Smith scored two runs.
JSU trailed 1-0 after the first inning, but quickly tied the game when Smith scored on a Dylan Parker sacrifice fly out. SLU regained the lead with a run in the third inning. The Lions added their final run of the game in the fifth. JSU scored the final run of the game in the seventh when Smith scored on a Charles Tillery ground out.
JSU looks to bounce back Wednesday evening at Braddy Field when the Tigers host Rust College in a non-conference double header. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. JSU then travels to Lorman, Miss. Saturday to take on the Alcorn State Braves in a SWAC three game series.