(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.