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Maryland baseball tops Southeastern Louisiana, 8-1

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The Terps jumped over .500 with the win.

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Behind the first home run of Marty Costes' career, a 3-run shot in the third inning, Maryland bested Southeastern Louisiana 8-1 in North Carolina in the Terps' second game of the Keith LeClair Classic. Costes finished the game with a game-high 4 RBIs.

The game was tied at 1 after the first inning off a Costes sacrifice fly, but the Terps' bats were too much for the Lions through 9 as they scored 7 unanswered runs.

Maryland registered 9 hits with a pair each from Kevin Smith, Kevin Biondic and Nick Dunn, who scored a game-high two runs.

On the mound Taylor Bloom picked up his second win of the season, striking out 5 batters in 7 innings and allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits. He walked none, though hit one batter by pitch.

Maryland is now a game over .500 at 5-4 on the season.

The Terps are set for a 3:30 opening pitch on Sunday as the they face off against Eastern Carolina.