USM wins two games to take home Conference USA Tournament title


Needing to win two games in a matter of hours, Southern Miss claimed a Conference USA Tournament title for the second time in three years.

After shutting out Charlotte 6-0 to advance to the championship game, the Golden Eagles kept humming for a 12-3 title victory over Florida Atlantic. This is the second time in program history that Southern Miss has won Conference USA regular season and tournament titles in the same season.

The Golden Eagles clubbed three home runs in the championship game against the Owls. Matt Guidry came through in both games on Sunday, batting .625 with two RBI’s. Mason Strickland was the star of the first game against Charlotte, throwing a complete-game shutout while giving up just three hits.

Click the video above for highlights of the title victory and some postgame reaction from USM head coach Scott Berry.

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