Baseball Bulldogs Stay Alive With Win Over Mississippi State
Posted by Joey Mullins on 2012-06-03
The Samford Bulldogs continued their historic, record-breaking season with a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs Sunday (June 3) in an NCAA tournament elimination game in Tallahassee, Fla. Samford will face host Florida State tonight at 7 p.m. ET. The game can be viewed on ESPN3 or heard via the Internet at www.samford.edu/wvsu. With a win tonight, the Bulldogs would force a deciding elimination game against Florida State on Monday night to determine who moves on to next week's Super Regionals.
Samford, the Southern Conference tournament champions, lost to Florida State 8-1 Saturday night.
It was Samford's second tournament win over MSU, the Southeastern Conference tournament champions.
The complete game story will be posted shortly at www.samfordsports.com.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.