Southeastern avoids sweep by downing UNO - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

Southeastern avoids sweep by downing UNO

SLU is 9-0 in Southland Conference play. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) SLU is 9-0 in Southland Conference play. (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
HAMMOND, LA (WVUE) -

It took an eighth inning rally for Southeastern to top the University of New Orleans, Sunday.

Lions sophomore left fielder Drew Avans capped off a two-out rally in the eighth inning Sunday, driving in a pair with a double to left-center field as the Lions defeated the Privateers, 4-3.

Southeastern (36-15, 22-5 Southland) averted a sweep at the hands of UNO (30-20, 14-13 Southland) and maintained its hold on first place in the conference standings.

Southeastern travels to the University of Central Arkansas to wrap up the regular season. They hold a one-game lead over second-place Sam Houston State, who hosts Houston Baptist, to close out its regular season.

Copyright 2016 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Leonard Fournette looking to the future, not dwelling on past accomplishments

    Leonard Fournette looking to the future, not dwelling on past accomplishments

    Leonard Fournette was a weapon every time he touched the ball at LSU. Source: Mark LaGrangeLeonard Fournette was a weapon every time he touched the ball at LSU. Source: Mark LaGrange

    We knew long ago at St. Aug that Leonard Fournette was going to be a special talent. Now the NFL knows after Fournette and his Jacksonville squad came up one game short of the Super Bowl. 

    more>>

    We knew long ago at St. Aug that Leonard Fournette was going to be a special talent. Now the NFL knows after Fournette and his Jacksonville squad came up one game short of the Super Bowl. 

    more>>
  • Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:09:55 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.more>>
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.more>>
  • Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:59:32 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:41:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.more>>
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.more>>
Powered by Frankly