Six-run eighth inning lifts Spartans to 9-7 win in the Big Ten Tournament.
MSU and Maryland will meet for the first time in program history.
Ryan Krill hits three home runs in the twin bill.
Spartans win their 30th game of the season.
Senior Ryan Krill went 3-for-4 with two home runs.
Michigan State 10, Purdue 7 May 2, 2015 McLane Baseball Stadium
Nebraska 3, Michigan State 2; May 22, 2014, Omaha, Nebraska
Michigan State 2, Illinois 1; May 21, 2014, Omaha, Nebraska
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Made the second-most appearances on the team with 29, going 3-7 with a 3.55 ERA ... Held opposing batters to a .228 batting average, the sixth-best mark in the Big Ten ... Ranked second on the team and fourth in the conference with 68 strikeouts, 22 of which were looking ... Struck out a career-high nine batters in 6.0 innings vs. Eastern Michigan (4/1) to earn his first win of the season ... His 32 runs allowed were ninth fewest in the Big Ten among qualifying pitchers, while his 55 hits allowed were tied for third ... His third start of the year came against Indiana (5/24) in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals where he struck out eight batters in 5.0 innings.
SUMMER 2013: Named the top pitching prospect in the Great Lakes League and also earned all-league and all-star accolades while pitching for the Southern Ohio Copperheads . . . ranked second in the league with nine saves and gave up just three earned runs in 19 innings of action, good for a 1.42 ERA . . . also had 22 strikeouts in helping the Copperheads to a regular-season title with a 25-15 record.
2013 (FRESHMAN): Posted an impressive 5-1 record with a 1.60 ERA in 19 appearances . . . led all Spartan relievers with 33 2/3 innings pitched . . . collected 20 strikeouts and opponents hit just .239 against him . . . in his first career start, allowed just one run (unearned) and four hits in six innings to earn the victory over Purdue (4/28) . . . picked up his first collegiate win after throwing 1 2/3 scoreless against Cincinnati (2/22) . . . tossed three scoreless innings to get the victory vs. Eastern Michigan (4/3) . . . was credited with the win vs. Indiana on April 14 . . . struck out three batters in two scoreless innings to earn the win vs. Illinois (5/5).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner under Coach John Graybill at Anchor Bay High School . . . named a notable player to watch in the Class of 2012 by MichiganBaseballProspects.org . . . earned Macomb Area Conference Blue Division All-Conference honors as a junior in 2011 . . . also earned all-district and all-county accolades . . . threw a no-hitter against Bishop Foley on April 9 . . . set the Anchor Bay single-season strikeout record with 126 last season . . . also lettered in football and was a two-year starter at quarterback . . . named a football captain his senior year.
PERSONAL: Son of Paul and Lisa Misiewicz.