The No. 16 Bulldogs split the series with the No. 4 Tennessee after falling 6-1 in a decisive second game, setting up a rubber match on Sunday at noon CT.

By the Numbers
  • Today's attendance: 1,572, the fifth-largest crowd in program history.
  • State now has 108 two-out RBIs this year, ranking fourth in the SEC and in MSU single-season history.
  • Jessie Blaine hit her first home run since March 3, her sixth of the season.
Yes, But

The Bulldogs struggled to adjust to Tennessee's pitching, leading to a challenging second game in the series.

State of Play
  • No. 4 Tennessee evened the series with a dominant 6-1 victory over No. 16 Mississippi State.
  • The Lady Vols' strong pitching and early lead set the tone for the game, securing the win.
What's Next

The rubber match between State and Tennessee is scheduled for Sunday at noon CT on SEC Network+.

Bottom Line

The No. 16 Bulldogs face a crucial rubber match after a tough loss to No. 4 Tennessee, highlighting the need for adjustments and a strong performance in the upcoming game.