You might as well paint flames on Ross Messina’s bat at this point because in Ball State’s last 11 games, he’s been on fire. The junior transfer out of Seminole State College has batted .422 over that span with five multi-hit games and 12 RBIs.
With 57 seconds left and the game all but over, redshirt senior guard Tayler Persons headed to the bench one last time. The final buzzer sounded, and Bowling Green celebrated a 99-86 win over Ball State to send the Falcons to the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. It put an end to not only the Cardinals’ season, but a couple Cardinals’ careers as well.
First pitch: home run. Junior Aaron Simpson led off the home half of Ball State’s (9-8, 0-0 MAC) Friday matchup with Purdue Fort Wayne (4-11, 0-0 Summit) in style. With the wind blowing out to center field, Simpson got the ball in the air and let Mother Nature do the rest.
Well, one more game has turned into another one more game. Ball State (16-16, 7-12 MAC) took down higher-seeded Eastern Michigan (15-17, 9-9 MAC) 61-43 on the road Monday in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
Maloney’s milestone, “outstanding” pitching, breakout hitting headline Ball State Baseball’s spring break03/11/2019 12:51pm
South Carolina and Florida are hot spots when spring break comes around. That’s exactly where members of Ball State Baseball were the last two weeks, but they weren’t vacationing. They were playing ball.