Showdown of the day
Louisville completed its second straight season sweep of Western Kentucky with a 7-4 win. Sr. 1B Andrew Clark and So. 2B Ryan Wright had three hits apiece for the Cardinals. Louisville improved to 30-6 with the victory, becoming the fastest team in school history to reach the 30-win mark.
• North Carolina State over East Carolina, 8-6, in an ugly game that featured six errors by each team.
• California over Pacific, 13-6
• Vanderbilt over Middle Tennessee State, 11-10
• Coastal Carolina over UNC Wilmington, 8-4
• Louisiana State over Northwestern State, 8-6
• Texas State over Baylor, 9-3
Upset of the day
Akron knocked off Big Ten leader Ohio State, 10-7, in Columbus. It was Akron's first win at Ohio State since 2008.
Hitter of the day
Clemson So. 3B John Hinson: 5-for-6, 3 HR, 7 RBI in 22-4 win vs. South Carolina-Upstate
Clemson Jr. OF Kyle Parker: 2-for-4, HR, 4 RBI. Parker's second-inning grand slam made him the first player in Division I history to hit 15 home runs and throw 20 touchdown passes in the same year, according to research by Clemson's sports information department. Just two other players have thrown 20 TD passes and reached double digits in homers in the same year: Southern California's Rodney Peete (21 TDs, 12 HR in 1987-88) and Oklahoma State's Josh Fields (21 TDs, 10 HR in 2003-04).
Pitcher of the day
Texas State So. RHP Mitchell Pitts: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K in 9-3 win vs. Baylor
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