Big swing lifts Austin Peay to victory in NCAA regional

Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10:02pm

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Michael Davis hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift second-seeded Austin Peay to a 4-3 win over third-seeded Florida in the first game of an NCAA regional Friday.

With runners on second and third and one out in the inning, Davis — who was hitless entering the at-bat — ripped a towering flyball to left field that carried over the fence with the help of a strong wind.

It was the 16th consecutive win for the Governors (46-13).

Florida (29-29) led 3-1 in the sixth when Casey Turgeon and Taylor Gushue drew one-out walks from Zach Hall, and Justin Shafer followed with a three-run homer off reliever Lee Ridenhour.

1 Comment on this post:

By: joe41 on 6/1/13 at 6:27

Way to go Govs.