UNO beats Tulane on a walkoff wild pitch

UNO beats Tulane on a walkoff wild pitch
UNO took game one of their three games series with Tulane. Source: Nola.com

(WVUE) - UNO won on a wild pitch to beat Tulane 8-7 on the Lakefront. Tulane reliever Sam Bjorngjeld threw in the dirt, and Owen Magee scored the winner.

This is the first of a three-game series called the Pelican Cup between the schools. The next two contest will take place at Tulane's Turchin Stadium.

Jay Robinson hit a grand slam for UNO to take an early lead, but Tulane answered with a grand slam by Grant Witherspoon to take a 7-5 lead.

UNO's record improves to 6-7, and Tulane's drops to 6-6.

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