Blog – FINAL: No. 21 Mississippi State 6, No. 17 Ole Miss 5, 10 innings (with video)

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)

Save: None

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.

Video: 

 

 

 

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.

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