Nebraska 8 Binghamton 6
Stillwater, Okla. – Trailing by one run and two outs away from the end of the 2014 season, Nebraska’s offense rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth inning on its way to a 8-6 win over the Binghamton Bearcats in an elimination game on Saturday afternoon at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. The No. 19 Huskers are now 41-20 on the year, and will continue NCAA Tournament play tomorrow at 12:05 p.m. against the loser of tonight’s game between Cal State Fullerton and Oklahoma State.
The Huskers have now won 16 games this season when they have been behind or tied after the sixth inning, as the Bearcats took a 6-5 lead after plating three runs in the bottom of the sixth. The win also marked the 11th time this year the Huskers have won after taking the lead in their final at-bat of the game.
Oklahoma State 13 Cal State Fullerton 7
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cal State Fullerton fell behind to No. 10 Oklahoma State in the third inning and never recovered as they fell 13-7 in their second game of the Regionals Saturday night at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
The Titans (33-23) gave up a three-run third inning and a five-run fifth to the Cowboys (47-16) to fall behind by seven runs after five innings and that proved to be the difference. Fullerton will now face off with Nebraska in an elimination game on Sunday at 10 a.m. in a rematch of their opener at the Regional on Friday.
J.D. Davis continued to swing a hot bat for the Titans despite the loss, going 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored. Clay Williamson was 2-for-4 and reached base safely for the 29th consecutive game whileMatt Chapman was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI. David Olmedo-Barrera led the offense, going 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and one RBI. His three hits were a new career high.