Records: MSU (22-14, 7-7) OM (28-9, 8-6)
Attendance: 15,586 (A NCAA record for on campus attendance)
Game time: 3:46
Winning pitcher: Vance Tatum (1-0)
Losing pitcher: Josh Laxer (2-1)
Play of the game: Gavin Collins had a RBI walk-off single in the 10th inning to lift the Bulldogs to victory.
Big inning: 10th: The Rebels scored three in the top of the inning, but MSU rallied with four of its own in the bottom of the frame.
Top Dawg: Gavin Collins: He also had three hits to go with the game-winning hit.
Stat of the game: 5: The number of men MSU left at third base. They could have won the game in regulation.
Multiple hits: MSU (Gavin Collins 3, Brett Pirtle 3, Seth Heck 2, Alex Detz 2, Derrick Armstrong 2) OM (Will Allen 3, Braxton Lee 2, Austin Anderson 2)
Quote of the game:
“I saw my teammates coming out. I love those guys. We’re such a good family and I think that’s why we won the game right there.” – MSU freshman catcher Gavin Collins said after he saw the winning run cross the plate
Song to describe game:
Hootie doing work here. One of my favorite Darius Rucker songs. I picked this one for obvious reasons. I hope you enjoy.
What it means: MSU was on the verge of losing its second-straight game and second-straight SEC series. The rubber game tomorrow will be important and you would think MSU has all the momentum.