MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Christian Brothers University took action after a member of its baseball team escalated a brawl during a game with LeMoyne-Owen College by using a racial slur.
The fight started when an umpire called excessive contact by a LeMoyne-Owen baserunner caught in a rundown.
Two LOC players and one CBU player were then ejected for fighting.
CBU Athletic Director Brian Summers said one of his players yelled a racial slur at a LeMoyne-Owen player, which led to both benches being cleared as a brawl ensued.
Summers said his school does not tolerate unsportsmanlike conduct, and had the following to say about the brawl:
Summers said while he regrets the brawl happened, he hopes it can be a learning experience for students.