New Orleans, La. – Blake Estep’s strong performance on the mound and Rashawn Tillman’s hot bats at the plate helped the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (11-11, 6-3 SWAC) defeat the University of New Orleans Privateers 8-3 at Maestri Field at First NBC Ballpark on Saturday afternoon.
With the win the Golden Lions set up a game 3 rubber match with the Privateers (9-17, 2-7 Southland Conference) Sunday at 1:00p.m.
Estep was stellar on the mound after pitching a season high- complete game, earning his third win of the season (3-2). Estep struck out seven batters, allowing one run on seven hits and three walks. read more…