Blog – Postgame: No. 24 Mississippi State 6, No. 3 Vanderbilt 3 (with video)

Records: MSU (17-8, 4-1) VU (19-5, 2-3)

Attendance: 10,064

Game time: 3:10

Winning pitcher: Ross Mitchell (4-1)

Losing pitcher: Jared Miller (5-1)

Save: Jonathan Holder (3)

Play of the game: Seth Heck with a 2-run double in the third to give MSU the lead for good.

Big inning: 3rd: The Bulldogs scored twice, Heck’s double, to take the lead and never lost it.

Top Dawg: Ross Mitchell: He pitched 7 1/3 strong innings to pick up the win. He gave up just two hits on six hits. He struck out three batters and walked just two.

Stat of the game: 5: The number of runners Ross Mitchell left stranded in scoring position.

Multiple hits: MSU (Alex Detz 2) VU (Zander Wiel 2)

Quote of the game: 

“I love playing against good competition like them. They whooped me last year twice. I wanted come out there and get back on top of them.” – MSU junior LHP Ross Mitchell

Song to describe game: 

The Bulldogs have seen more downs than ups against Vandy, but they stuck with it. I hope you enjoy.


What it means:  MSU takes the series and ends Vandy’s 15 consecutive series wins dating back to 2012. The Bulldogs go for the sweep tomorrow.


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