Pressure on Southern baseball team to stay out of last place in the SWAC _lowres

Advocate file photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Southern right-hander James Fontenot is scheduled to start the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against Loyola.

The Southern baseball team has some catching up to do if it’s going to qualify for the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament. There’s a lot of baseball still to be played, but after getting swept at Grambling over the weekend the Jaguars (1-6) are in last place in the West Division. The last-place teams in each division do not qualify for the conference tournament.