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Xavier holds the edge on Sam Houston late

Updated: May 30, 2009, 7:21 PM ET
By Tim Griffin

HOUSTON -- Neil Lindgren's two-run homer in the seventh inning has boosted Xavier to an 8-6 lead over Sam Houston State after seven innings in an NCAA tournament elimination game at Reckling Park.

Lindgren jumped on a fat fastball delivered by Sam Houston reliever Matt Shelton and blasted it over the wall in left field for the lead with one out in the seventh inning.

The Xavier rally came after Sam Houston had pecked away to tie the score in its half of the seventh after trailing ...

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