Charleston Southern failed to hold on to a one-run lead in the ninth inning, giving up two runs to Presbyterian on defensive miscues in a loss at CSU Ballpark.
The Buccaneers (27-25, 14-10 Big South) remain in third place in the conference standings.
Starting pitcher Jesse Cadenhead went 8 1/3 innings for the Bucs, six of which were scoreless. He allowed only two earned runs and struck out eight.
Steven Richardson pitched a complete game for the Blue Hose (21-31, 6-18).
Sophomore Jaren Sustar continued his good hitting with a 3-for-4 performance. He is 13 for 18 in his last four games.
CSU returns to action Tuesday for the final home game of the season against Georgia Southern. The game is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start.
E--Hite, Grammer, Cadenhead 2. DP--PC 3, CSU 1. LOB--PC 6; CSU 4. 2B--Zebedis. HR--Williams. SH--Grammer. SB--Meier.
WP--Cadenhead 2. HBP--by Cadenhead (Zebedis). PB--Woodall. T--2:11. Att: 217.