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Season-Opening Duel Goes To Georgia Southern

By: Ball State Athletics

STATESBORO, Georgia - Host Georgia Southern busted out for five runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to take a close game from Ball State in the season opener Friday night. The Cardinals allowed just six hits on the night but GSU managed to capitalize late in a 6-0 Georgia Southern win.

John Baker turned in a strong start and newcomer Devin Porter led the team with two hits in his college debut. Mack Murphy added a triple early in the game as BSU managed four hits on the night.