Opening Day baseball is always a special time in South Mississippi and that’s especially true when Southern Miss throws out the first pitch.
The Golden Eagles have swept five straight season-opening home series and they’re looking to make that six, starting with Friday’s game one against Murray State.
USM-6 Murray State-0
Head Coach Scott Berry said, “Well, it felt really good because Will was my most improved player in the fall. In that situation, they made the change and went to a new guy. We weren’t taking a strike at that point because I knew they had to go to somebody who was going to throw strikes and Will and I talked. I said, ‘We’re not taking here, so get ready to hit,’ and he did.”