Blog – Final: No. 18 Mississippi State 9, Eastern Illinois 0 (with video)

Records: MSU (10-4) EIU (2-10)

Attendance: 7,631

Game time: 2:53

Winning pitcher: Dakota Hudson (1-1)

Losing pitcher: Chase Thurston (0-1)

Save: None

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.


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