Records: MSU (46-18), UCA (42-22)
Game time: 2:37
Winning pitcher: Chad Girodo (7-2)
Losing pitcher: Bryce Biggerstaff (6-5)
Play of the game: MSU senior LHP Chad Girodo came in with the bases loaded and one in the third inning. He got a flyout and a strikeout to end the inning and leave the bases loaded.
Big inning: MSU scored two runs in the fourth inning to put the ballgame away. Adam Frazier and Hunter Renfroe both had RBI singles.
Stat of the game: 17: MSU struck out 17 batters as a pitching staff. Starter Ben Bracewell had five and reliever Chad Girodo had 12.
Top Dawg: Chad Girodo: Girodo pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief to pick up the win. He gave up just one run on five hits. He struck out a career-high 12 batters and walked just two.
Multiple hits: MSU (Hunter Renfroe 3, Adam Frazier 2, Alex Detz 2, Demarcus Henderson 2)
Quote of the night:
“I played pretty well in Virginia to be honest with you. I played summer league up there. It’s going to be excting.” – MSU junior OF Hunter Renfroe said when asked about playing Virginia in the super regional
Song to describe game: Meet Virginia by Train MSU moves on to play Virginia this weekend in a super regional.
Notes: MSU notes
What it means: MSU will travel to Charlottesville, Va. to face the The No. 6 overall seed Virginia Cavaliers in a super regional.
All Tournament Team:
Pitcher: Connor Gilmore, Central Arkansas
Pitcher: Chad Girodo, Mississippi State
Catcher: Michael Marietta, Central Arkansas
First Base: Wes Rea, Mississippi State
Second Base: Brett Pirtle, Mississippi State
Third Base: Chesney Young, Mercer
Shortstop: Justin Treece, Central Arkansas
Outfielder: Ethan Harris, Central Arkansas
Outfielder: Nick Zaharion, South Alabama
Outfielder: Hunter Renfroe, Mississippi State
Designated Hitter: Alex Detz, Mississippi State
Most Outstanding Player: Alex Detz, Mississippi State