For the second time in as many meetings, it took extra innings to decide the winner between the Columbia baseball team and New Mexico.
The Lions & Lobos will meet for the first time since an epic 13-inning battle at the 2013 NCAA Regional Friday and Saturday. Columbia plays Houston in the final two games of its Texas swing.
Randell Kanemaru went 3-for-5 for the Lions to push his streak of reaching base to 34 consecutive games.
The Lions continue their spring break trip at Rice Wednesday evening.
The Lions continue their tour of Texas when they meet the Islanders, Tuesday at 7 p.m., and the Owls, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. (both times eastern).
The Lions and Roadrunners finished their series Sunday in a game that featured a combined seven errors.
Columbia rallied from five down in the first game, but UTSA earned a walk-off win in the nightcap as the team's split a twinbill Saturday.
The Lions scored a season-high nine runs and came up with some key defensive plays late to pick up a 9-3 victory over the University of Texas-San Antonio Friday night.
The Lions and Roadrunners will meet up for the second ever series between the schools this weekend.
The Lions held a pair of leads in the contest, but USF rallied twice to earn the game and series win.
Mark Patrick Flynn's go-ahead double in the seventh gave the Lions its first win of the season as Columbia split a doubleheader at USF Saturday.
USF scored six runs in the first three innings and never looked back, taking the opening game of its series with the Columbia baseball team 13-1 Friday night.