Georgia Southern pitcher Justin Hess allowed one run and struck out seven over six innings as the Eagles took a 5-2 victory over The Citadel in baseball at Riley Park.

Eric Phillips had two doubles and an RBI for the Eagles (24-20, 11-9), whose victory evened the three-game series at 1-1. The rubber game is 1 p.m. today.

Citadel starter Kevin Connell (1-4) allowed seven hits but just one earned run over four innings. Bo Thompson hit a home run and Justin Mackert also drove in a run for the Bulldogs (18-25, 8-12).