Blog – Final: No. 14 Mississippi State 4, Arizona 2

Records: MSU (10-0) UA (9-3)

Attendance: 7,374

Game time: 3:18

Winning pitcher: Preston Brown (3-0) Final line: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 7 K

Losing pitcher: Austin Schnabel (1-2) Final line: 2 2/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K

Save: Trevor Fitts (4) Final line: 1 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K

Multiple hits: MSU (Jake Vickerosn 2, Luke Reynolds 2, Josh Lovelady 2) UA (Scott Kingery 2)

Top Dawg: Jake Vickerson: He drove in two runs and scored another. He has three-straight multiple hit games for the first time in his career.

Play of the game: Fitts struck out two batters to leave the bases loaded in the 8th inning.

Big inning: 3rd: MSU scored twice via bases loaded walks to take a 2-1 lead, a lead they never gave up.

Stat of the game: 0-11: Arizona was 0-11 with runners on base.

Quote of the game:

“We didn’t talk about it. It was kind of understood. We knew we needed to get that hit or get those walks, whatever was needed. I think everybody knew what we needed to get done.” – MSU senior OF Jake Vickerson

Song to describe game: 

Instead of a song, I went with the llamas that were loose in Arizona yesterday.

What it means: MSU is 10-0 for the fifth time in school history.


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