Colonels Slip Past Southern, 3-2

Wednesday, March 11, 2009 - 11:00am

Centerfielder Chris Murrill drove a two-out double to right center, plating shortstop Steven Gauthe for the winning run as the Colonels defeated Southern 3-2 Tuesday night at Ray Didier Field.

Nicholls improves to 6-7 on the season, while the Jaguars drop to 3-6.

Freshman Brad Delatte picked up the win, throwing 2.0 innings of one-hit relief. The lefty improves to 1-0 on the year.

Murrill led off the eighth with a single up the middle and scored two batters later when rightfielder Scott Moseley singled through the left side, evening the score at 2-2.

With a 3-for-5 performance at the plate, Murrill led Nicholls, scoring a run and driving in an RBI.

Moseley and designated hitter Adam Miley each turned in a 2-for-4 night with an RBI apiece.

Nicholls got on the board in the first inning as second baseman Keith Kulbeth scored on a single by Miley.

Southern scored a run in the fifth and another in the sixth, both unearned.

Nicholls finished with nine hits on the night to the Jaguars' six.