Showdown of the day:
Sr. RHP Blake Cooper (7 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K) and South Carolina three relievers stymied Arkansas' high-powered offense in a 3-2 road win for the Gamecocks. South Carolina broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh on So. OF Jackie Bradley Jr.'s RBI double.
• Georgia Tech over Miami, 14-3
• Coastal Carolina over Liberty, 5-2
• Kansas State over Kansas, 5-4
• Mississippi over Alabama, 5-4
• Kentucky over Louisiana State, 11-9, on Lance Ray's walk-off three-run homer in the ninth
• Stanford over Washington State
• Oregon State over Washington
Upset of the day
Florida State ace lefty Sean Gilmartin (5.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER) continued his recent struggles, losing his fourth straight start, as North Carolina State upset No. 5 Florida State, 5-2, in Tallahassee. Jr. RHP Jake Buchanan (7.1 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K) improved to 6-4 for the Wolfpack.
• St. John's over Louisville, 8-5, in Louisville
• Memphis over Oklahoma, 4-3, in Norman
• South Florida over Connecticut, 12-1
• Wake Forest over Clemson, 9-5
• Tennessee over Auburn, 9-3 in Auburn
Hitter of the day:
St. John's Fr. OF Jeremy Baltz: 4-for-5, 4 HR, 7 RBI in 8-5 win at Louisville. The performance gave Baltz school records for single-season home runs (18) and RBIs (68).
Pitcher of the day:
Wichita State So. RHP Jordan Cooper: 9 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 14 K in 3-0 win vs. Missouri State
• Texas A&M Jr. RHP Barret Loux: 9 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K in 7-0 win vs. Oklahoma State
• Florida Gulf Coast Jr. LHP Chris Sale: 7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 14 K in 10-4 win at Jacksonville
• Texas State So. RHP Carson Smith: 9 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K in 5-0 win vs. Nicholls State
• Georgia Tech Jr. RHP Deck McGuire: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 9 K in 14-3 win vs. Miami
• Rhode Island Sr. RHP Tim Boyce: 9 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 10 K in 6-0 win vs. Richmond
• Texas Christian Fr. LHP Matt Purke: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 12 K in 19-17 win vs. Air Force. Purke entered in the seventh inning in the resumption of a suspended game that began on March 28, with TCU trailing, and he held the Falcons at bay. The Frogs tied it with two runs in the ninth and won it with two more in the 12th.
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