Blog – Final: Holy Cross 6, Mississippi State 1

Records: MSU (4-4) HC (2-2)

Attendance: 6,752

Game time: 2:51

Winning pitcher: Donny Murray (1-0)

Losing pitcher: Dakota Hudson (0-1)

Save: None

Play of the game: Holy Cross center fielder Brandon Cipolla made a great over the shoulder catch to rob Wes Rea of a RBI and an extra base hit in the eighth inning. The play ended the inning.

Big inning: 4th: The Crusaders scored four runs in the inning and never looked back.

Top Dawg: Jacob Lindgren: The left hander pitched 3 1/3 solid innings in relief. He didn’t give up a run or a hit and registered six strikeouts.

Stat of the game: 10: The number of hits Holy Cross had.

Multiple hits: HC (Nick Lovullo 3, Evan Ocello 2)

Quote of the game: 

“The game’s beating us right now.” – MSU head coach John Cohen

Song to describe game: He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones – Since the game didn’t shake out in MSU’s favor, I figured sad love song was in order. There aren’t many like this one.

What it means: MSU has a lot to figure out, but the season is young. This week features six games and the Bulldogs will have a chance to right all the wrongs.


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