Records: MSU (10-4) EIU (2-10)
Game time: 2:53
Winning pitcher: Dakota Hudson (1-1)
Losing pitcher: Chase Thurston (0-1)
Play of the game: Derrick Armstrong had a two-run single to right that made it 5-0.
Big inning: 7th: MSU sent 13 batters to the plate. The pounded out seven hits and scored seven runs.
Top Dawg: Seth Heck: He went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI.
Stat of the game: 9: Eastern Illinois stranded nine base runners in the ballgame.
Multiple hits: MSU (Jake Vickerson 3, Seth Heck 3, Derrick Armstrong 2) EIU (Frankie Perrone 2, Caleb Howell 2, Adam Casson 2)
Quote of the game:
“We needed this weekend. We needed to get back to winning ballgames and getting some confidence.” – MSU head coach John Cohen
Song to describe game: That’s the Way Love Goes by Six Market Blvd. – Although the song is kind of sad, when you get hits it gets contagious. That’s the way it goes. I hope you enjoy.
MSU head coach John Cohen
MSU senior OF Derrick Armstrong
MSU freshman RHP Dakota Hudson
What it means: MSU finished the weekend 4-0, the week 6-0 and got the record to 10-4. This is just what the Bulldogs needed.