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National Recap for April 12th

Mississippi State Comeback Stuns Ole Miss in Extras

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Playing before an NCAA on-campus attendance record crowd of 15,586, MSU scored four times in the bottom of the 10th inning to knock off arch-rival Ole Miss 6-5 in the middle game of a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series.

Gavin Collins ripped the game-winning single to cap a monster four-run 10thinning. Cody Brown and Seth Heck started things with back-to-back one-out doubles. An error opened the door for the Bulldogs. A sacrifice fly by Brett Pirtle brought the Bulldogs within a run.

Wes Rea followed with a game-tying double and Collins then sent the sun-drenched Maroon and White crowd home happy.

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Late Rally Leads to Extra Inning Gator Victory

No. 25 Florida’s Justin Shafer hit a sacrifice fly in the 13th inning and alternated with A.J. Puk on the mound to keep No. 4 South Carolina off the scoreboard in extra innings, as the Gators evened the series with the Gamecocks on Saturday. The Orange and Blue trailed 3-0 after seven, and rallied with two in the eighth and one in the ninth before taking the lead in extras.

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8th Straight Win Clinches Series for Yellowjackets

THE FLATS – Daniel Spingola had three hits, Mitch Earnest drove in four runs and Devin Stanton pitched a shutout over six innings as Georgia Tech opened up a 12-0 lead and beat No. 1 Florida State, 12-4, Saturday at Russ Chandler Stadium to clinch the weekend series.

A season-best crowd of 3,204 watched Tech win its eighth straight game and improve to 23-13 overall and 10-7 in the ACC. The Seminoles, who dropped their first weekend series since last April at Virginia, slipped to 26-8, 13-4.

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Longhorns Clinch Series Win Behind Peters

NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 7/7 Texas baseball team used a balanced offensive effort and a solid outing from starting pitcher Dillon Peters to beat NR/26 Oklahoma 7-2 Saturday afternoon and clinch a series victory over the Sooners.

All nine Longhorns in the starting lineup had at least one hit, while Peters surrendered just two runs on seven hits in seven-plus innings. Texas (28-8, 8-3 Big 12) won for the 13th time in the last 15 games, including its sixth straight conference win and third straight conference series victory.

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Gossett Leads Tigers to Big Road Win

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. – Daniel Gossett pitched 7.0 strong innings to lead No. 14 Clemson to a 7-1 win over No. 2 Virginia at UVA Baseball Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers (21-13, 10-6 ACC) evened the series 1-1 against the Cavaliers (29-6, 13-4 ACC), who saw their 13-game home ACC winning streak dating to 2013 come to an end. Virginia’s 16-game overall home winning streak also came to an end, as it fell to 19-2 at UVa Baseball Stadium in 2014.

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