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Tulane sweeps Pepperdine with 4-3 win

Richard Carthon went 1-4 at the plate, with an RBI, in Tulane's 4-3 win. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune) Richard Carthon went 1-4 at the plate, with an RBI, in Tulane's 4-3 win. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Tulane completed their first sweep of the 2016 season, Sunday, with a 4-3 win over Pepperdine. Grant Witherspoon hit a sacrifice fly to right field that allowed Lex Kaplan to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.

Tulane was ahead 3-0 in the early innings, but Pepperdine stormed back to tie things up in the seventh.  Emerson Gibbs went 6.1 innings, striking out five and allowing six hits, but didn't figure in the decision. Trevor Simms picked up the victory, pitching the ninth inning for the Wave.

Cade Edwards, Jake Rogers,Richard Carthon, and Witherspoon each recorded an RBI in the contest.

Tulane plays host to ULL Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. 

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