Blog – Final: No. 2 Mississippi State 6, Holy Cross 2 (with video)

Records: MSU (3-2) HC (0-1)

Attendance: 7,425

Game time: 2:47

Winning pitcher: Brandon Woodruff (1-1)

Losing pitcher: Nate Walker (0-1)

Save: Myles Gentry (1)

Play of the game: Wes Rea singled to right field with two outs and two runners on in the sxith inning. Jake Vickerson scored and MSU scored one more time in that inning to go up 5-2.

Big inning: 6th: MSU scored two runs and put all the separation they needed between itself and Holy Cross.

Top Dawg: Jake Vickerson: He went 3-for-4 at the plate with one RBI and two runs.

Stat of the game: 8: The number of stolen bases MSU had, the most since getting 8 last season against Austin Peay.

Multiple hits: MSU (Vickerson 3, C.T. Bradford 2)

Quote of the game: 

“It’s a little bit of a slow start since the season started but it’s only been a week. We have a bunch of great players and we’re doing all we can. We’re sticking to our tools and our identity.”  – MSU sophomore outfielder Jacob Robson said

Song to describe game: Back in Black by AC/DC – MSU got back to the way it plays baseball. I hope you enjoy.


MSU head coach John Cohen

Sophomore OF Jacob Robson

Junior OF Jake Vickerson

What it means: MSU got back its identity at the plate with taking what the pitcher gives you. They pitched well and only had one error.


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