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Cajuns' offense supplies 8 runs in Wednesday night loss

Northwestern St. 10, Louisiana 8
Posted at 11:36 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 00:36:40-05

LAFAYETTE — For just the third time this season Louisiana produces more than two runs, but for the second time in such game it's the pitching taking the fall in a 10-8 loss to Northwestern.

Starter Brandon Talley allowed three runs in three innings, Jacob Shultz surrendered four.

The Cajuns led 3-1 after three innings, Connor Kimple and Zeph Hoffpauir supplying the runs. But a four-run fourth saw it all disappear. The Cajuns never got the lead back.

Shultz is saddled with the loss. He allowed 4 runs in 1.1 innings, he faced just 8 batters.

JUCO transfer Connor Kimple led Louisiana at the plate, hitting 3-5 and driving in a run.

Louisiana hosts Sam Houston State for a weekend series beginning Friday.