Eagles drop season opener

Shakeem Holloway

The Georgia Southern University baseball team opened their season versus the University of Georgia with a gut wrenching loss 6-5 at home in the first of a three game series.

The Eagles came out hot taking a 3-0 lead after the first inning after a

The Bulldogs answered back scoring five runs in the second inning

GSU left the bases loaded twice in the game, once in the bottom of the fourth and once when trying to take the lead back down 6-5 in the bottom of the eight inning.

With two outs and a man on base the Eagles suffered a game-ending strikeout in the bottom of the ninth inning.

GSU will look to redeem themselves tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. against the Bulldogs.