Coppin State narrowly defeated Norfolk State 9-8 in a thrilling baseball game at Marty L. Miller Field, with the Spartans' ninth-inning rally falling short.

By the Numbers
  • Coppin State scored one run in the first inning.
  • Norfolk State had two solo home runs during the game.
  • Coppin State scored three crucial runs in the eighth inning to secure the 9-8 victory.
State of Play
  • Norfolk State (9-25, 5-12 NEC) loaded the bases in the ninth inning, but Coppin State managed to secure the win with a game-ending strikeout.
  • Coppin State (8-19, 7-10) capitalized on walks and hit batters to tie the game multiple times before taking the lead in the later innings.
What's Next

The Spartans and Eagles will wrap up their series on Sunday at 12 p.m.

Bottom Line

Coppin State's 9-8 win over Norfolk State in a back-and-forth game highlights the Eagles' resilience in securing a narrow victory, setting the stage for the series' conclusion.