HANOVER, Md.- For the first 25 outs on Sunday, it appeared the University of Maryland Eastern Shore baseball team was en route to a three-game sweep of Coppin State. The Eagles rallied in the ninth inning to hand UMES its first loss in the series, 4-3. The Hawks swept Saturday’s double-header. UMES has been in a slump as of late, losing six of its past eight games.
Despite the loss Byron Campbell moved his consecutive games on-base streak to 25 games with a solid 2-for-3 performance. Stephen Bull was also 2-for-3 with one run and one RBI. He has now reached base in 31 straight games.
UMES notched seven hits but gave up series high, nine hits in their loss.
The Hawks held a two run lead with one out in the ninth inning. The Eagles posted back-to-back singles, and the Eagles finished their comeback with a two RBI single by Mike Wright.
UMES will host its last eight games of the regular season, beginning with a contest against UMBC on Wednesday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m.
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