Michigan State had a rough opening day at the Florida Atlantic Tournament, falling 2-1 in the opener to Marshall and dropping an eight-inning heartbreaker to FAU in the nightcap. MSU falls to 5-13 and has lost five straight, with the last three coming in either extra innings or a team's final at-bat.
Thursday's game at Florida Atlantic University has been cancelled due to weather. The game, originally scheduled for 5 p.m. today, was moved up to 3 p.m. to attempt to get it in before the storm hit Miami, but the game was called in the bottom of the first inning with MSU leading 1-0.
Michigan State wraps up a nine-day road trip over Spring Break with five games over three days. The Spartans play Thursday (3 p.m.) at Florida International, then two games each on Friday and Saturday at the Florida Atlantic Tournament.
Michigan State staked a 5-0 lead early in Tuesday night's contest at Florida Atlantic, but committed six errors in the balance of the game and fell, 6-5, to the host Owls in eight innings. MSU is now 5-11 on the year, which includes three extra-inning losses.
Michigan State dropped both ends of a doubleheader at the Florida Gulf Coast Invitational on Sunday, falling to Hofstra 8-0 in the morning game before losing to tournament hosts in the nightcap, 8-0 in five innings. MSU's bats were quiet on the day, limited to just two hits in each contest. McKinzie Freimuth had both Spartan hits against Hofstra, and hit 6-for-11 on the weekend. Shanin Thomas had the two hits ...
03/01/2014 - MSU Splits Day One at FGCU
02/28/2014 - Spartans Begin Spring Break at FGCU Invitational
02/27/2014 - Bracamonte Signs NPF Deal With Chicago Bandits
02/25/2014 - Reuniting With a A Special Teammate
02/23/2014 - Kaff Tosses Complete Game in 8-2 Win Over Georgetown
02/22/2014 - MSU Falls in Both Saturday Games at South Carolina
02/21/2014 - Nielsen, Freshmen Help Spartans To 5-2 Win
02/19/2014 - South Carolina Awaits Spartan Softball
02/16/2014 - Spartans Sunk Late by Oklahoma, 7-6
02/16/2014 - Spartans Fall to No. 3 Huskies, 8-0
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