Eitel homers in Jacks loss at South Dakota
The loss drops the Jackrabbits to 11-21 on the season overall and to 1-8 in The Summit League, while the Coyotes improve to 25-12 overall and to 8-1 in league play.
The Coyotes, who finished with 10 hits in the win, plated one run in the first, and then added four more in the third to take a 5-0 lead after three innings.
The Jacks got on the board in the fourth on the two-out homer from Eitel, but South Dakota got that run back and added one more with a two-run sixth to seal the win.
The Jackrabbits look to get back on the winning track on Tuesday, when they play a doubleheader at Creighton starting at 4 p.m.
SDSU then returns to Summit League play on Friday, when they open the home schedule against Oakland in a three game series that starts with a doubleheader on Friday at 2 p.m.