SLUBBSaint Louis made a late rally but fell just short in a 3-2 loss to visiting Saint Joseph’s.

The game was a pitchers’ duel with SJU’s Lucas Rollins throwing eight innings and SLU’s Matt Eckelman throwing a complete game.

Though Eckelman (6-3) took the loss, he recorded 11 strikeouts and only two walks. The Billikens fall to 16-23 overall this year and 7-3 in Atlantic 10 contests.