Southeast baseball shut down in season opener

Southeast Missouri State catcher Wade Stauss

Southeast Missouri State was outhit 9-1 over the nine frames Friday as Louisiana-Monroe pitcher Ty Barnes (1-0) pitched masterfully giving up just one hit, striking out five, and only allowing one run in each teamís season opener.

Louisiana-Monroe sent 10 batters to the plate in the sixth inning, scoring four runs on six hits in the bottom half of the frame to overtake the Redhawks, who scored their only run of the game on a wild pitch two innings prior.

Utility man Danny Wright had Southeastís only hit of the game in the third inning. Redshirt sophomore catcher Wade Strauss scored the Redhawks only run of the contest.

Senior southpaw Dylan Dodd (0-1) took the loss for Southeast as he pitched 5.2 innings, fanning six Warhawk batters while walking two.

The Redhawks will look to get in the win column as they face Louisiana-Monroe today at 3 p.m.

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