Elijah MacNamee wrote another chapter in Mississippi State baseball lore. He hit two home runs Friday night, including a walkoff blast in the bottom of the 9th. The Bulldogs beat Vanderbilt 10-8 on Friday night.
MacNamee's 2nd walkoff home run of the postseason has MSU one win way from Omaha.
UNBELIEVABLE.— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 9, 2018
This kid is unstoppable!!!!! pic.twitter.com/wi2ECtlvih
I wanna be Elijah MacNamee when I grow up.— Rachel Richlinski (@RachRichlinski) June 9, 2018
Two homers in the Nashville Super Regional -- including a walk off!
FINAL: MSU 10, Vandy 8
MacNamee had only 3 HR in the regular season... Now he's up to 5 in the NCAA Tournament.
Elijah also robbed the Commodores of extra bases in the 2nd, and hit a three-run homer in the 3rd.
MSU led Vanderbilt 7-2 at one point, but the Dores equalized with a 5-run 5th inning. Jake Mangum's broke the 7 all tie with a RBI single in the 8th. Vandy tied it in the 9th after a triple and error by State.
The Bulldogs will go for the sweep and a spot in the College World Series Saturday night. First pitch from Nashville at 8:30pm, you can watch the game on ESPN.
Nashville Super Regional
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Mississippi State 10, Vanderbilt 8
Game 2: Saturday 8:30pm (TV: ESPN)
Game 3: Sunday 5:00pm (TV: ESPN2)
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