HAMMOND, Louisiana – The University of Southeast Louisiana baseball team fell, 23-1, to Tulane in non-conference action Wednesday at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field.
SLU (3-5) resumed its only run late in the third, already trailing the green wave (7-1) by nine.
Preston Faulkner tore up a brace with a takedown on the head of the central defender. He stole third base like Tyler Finke walked one with two out on a total pitch and then came home to score on a wild pitch.
Tulane scored throughout the game – collecting a run in the first inning, eight in the third, a pair in the fourth, eight more in the fifth, three in the seventh and a final run in the ninth.
Carter Robinson (1-0) earned the win for Tulane, allowing one run in five innings pitched. He scatter four hits, one walk and three hits, striking out one. Lance Lava (0-1) suffered the loss, allowing nine runs – seven earned – in 2.1 innings of work.
Southeastern used eight pitchers in the game – Lauve, Kyle Bartley, Brock Batty, Andrew Yuratitch, Alex Potter, Noah Smith, Christian Westcot and Ethan Crayton.
Joining Faulkner with hits for the Lions was Field Artigues, Evan Keller and Shea Thomas.
Southeastern wraps up its five-game ESPN+ homestand against No. 25-ranked Louisiana Tech on Wednesday. The first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field.
The game can be streamed online at www.LionSports.net/ListenLive and through the Lions Gameday Experience, Mixlr and MyTuner Radio apps. The MyTuner application is compatible with the Apple CarPlay software available in most recent car models. Fans should search for SLU Athletics (Mixlr) or Southeastern Sports Radio Network (MyTuner).
Other options for following the action include live stats or the @LionUpBaseball Twitter account. Links to audio, video and statistics are available on the baseball schedules page on www.LionSports.net.
TICKET AND PARKING INFORMATION
Single tickets are on sale for the remainder of the regular season. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to minimize queues on match days. South East students are encouraged to contact the box office prior to the game to reserve theirs in advance.
General admission tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for youth (ages 3-12). Students from the South East, with a university ID, and children under 2 years old are admitted free. Gameday parking is $5 per day for standard vehicles and $25 for RVs.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.LionSports.net/Tickets or by contacting the Southeastern Athletics box office at (985) 549-5466. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday. The Pat Kenelly Diamond box office at Alumni Field opens exactly one hour before the first scheduled pitch.
Southeastern uses mobile ticketing as its primary method of distributing tickets purchased online. Tickets will be available by text or email in PDF format for fans to download to their phone or print at home. Tickets can also be downloaded from Apple Wallet.
CLEAR BAG POLICY
Southeastern Athletics operates a clear bag policy for all ticketed events. The policy reflects the safety precautions required for entry to professional and collegiate sports venues across the country. For more information on the clear bag policy, go to www.LionSports.net/Clear.
LIONS GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE APP
The Lions Gameday Experience app puts audio, stats, video, social media and more in the hands of fans. Attendees can also check in to earn reward points redeemable for Southeast-related prizes. Available for Android and iOS devices, it can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play or by following the link www.LionSports.net/App.
DIAMOND CLUB / CLUB S
Fans interested in becoming active supporters of the baseball program are encouraged to join the Diamond Club. Lion baseball alumni are encouraged to join the exclusive S Club, which is reserved for Southeast Sports Letter winners.
All Diamond Club and S Club (baseball) membership fees and donations are available for the exclusive use of the Southeast Baseball Program. Membership information is available by contacting the Lion Athletics Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or (985) 549-5091 or by visiting www.LionUp.com.
For more Lions Baseball news, follow @LionUpBaseball or @MattRiser17 on Twitter, @LionUpBaseball on Instagram and Facebook, and subscribe to the SLUathletics YouTube channel.