Pictured: Conner Hulse turned in a quality start against SDSU (David Silverman).
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – South Dakota State’s Jesse Sawyer’s three-run double in the 10th inning lifted the Jackrabbits past Harvard, 7-4, in the third game of the Metrodome Tournament. The 10th inning run completed a come-from-behind victory after SDSU scored twice in the top of the eighth inning after Harvard cruised through the early portion of play.
Sawyer’s hit was just the second one of the day for the Jackrabbits (7-4) with runners in scoring position. He finished 3-for-5 with four RBI while Billy Stitz also had three hits out of the leadoff position.
Sam Franklin led Harvard (2-3) with two hits, a walk and two stolen bases while Marcus Way drew three walks and scored two runs.
Conner Hulse allowed four hits while striking out five in 6.2 effective innings in which he allowed two runs.
Dan Berardo took the loss (0-1), allowing the three runs in 2.1 innings while striking out three.