Sunday's Results

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Completed Game from Saturday
Minnesota 6, Purdue 5 (10)
After Tony Skjefte's home run in the ninth tied the game 5-all, Bobby Juan led off the bottom of the 10th with a towering home run to right to win 6-5. When Saturday's weather-delayed game resumed, Minnesota held a 3-2 lead with two outs and two Purdue runners on base in the eighth inning. Dalton Sawyer inherited a 1-1 count on Jeff Evak when play started, and struck him out. Sawyer (5-4) pitched a 1-2-3 10th inning, bringing up Juan to lead off the bottom of the inning. The senior's fourth home run of the year won the game on Mike Lutz's (2-7) first pitch of the game. The Gophers outhit Purdue 15-7. Jake Bergren went 3-for-4, and Dan Olinger 3-for-5. Dan Motl hit 2-for-5 with three RBIs. Schaefbauer, Skjefte and Juan also hit 2-for-5. RECAP

Sunday's Results
Michigan 4, Ohio State 1
Freshman Brett Adcock continued the trend of solid starting pitching on the weekend by striking out a career-high seven while allowing just two hits and no runs in eight innings as the University of Michigan baseball team earned a series win over Ohio State with a 4-1 victory Sunday afternoon at the Wilpon Complex, home of Ray Fisher Stadium. Adcock, making his third career start, struck out Ohio State's first two hitters on six pitches and did not look back. He scattered four walks but allowed just one runner to reach third base. He got out of that first and third, two-out jam in the sixth with a strikeout of Josh Dezse. Junior James Bourque pitched the ninth for the Maize and Blue, striking out a batter while allowing a hit and a run. Michigan's starting pitching allowed just one run in 24.2 innings in the Ohio State series. Adcock also earned his team-high seventh win in 2014. RECAP

Indiana 9, Penn State 2
With a 9-2 victory at Penn State on Sunday afternoon, No. 8 Indiana clinched a share of the 2014 Big Ten regular season championship. It is IU's second conference title in as many years. The 19 Big Ten regular season victories for the Hoosiers this year are the most in program history. Sam Travis led the Indiana offense with his third home run of the series in the fifth inning. Travis was 2-for-5 in the game with three RBI and two runs scored. He now has 10 home runs on the year and 51 RBI to lead Indiana. Travis homered in every game of the PSU series. Dustin DeMuth had three hits in the game, including a double with an RBI and scoring a run. He has had three hits in the three of the last four games. DeMuth now sits alone in third place at Indiana in career hits (301) and is tied for third in career doubles (59). Junior Kyle Schwarber scored three times as he was 2-for-4 on the day with a pair of doubles. Brad Hartong also had a double as he finished the day with a pair of hits, two RBI and a run scored. RECAP

Illinois 4, Iowa 2
The finale at Iowa featured a nearly three-hour rain delay before the Illini sealed the sweep with a 4-2 victory, extending their season-long winning streak to seven games. Illinois (30-17) clinched a top three seed in the Big Ten Tournament and maintained control of second place in the Big Ten at 16-5, marking the best record through 21 games under ninth-year head coach Dan Hartleb. "It was worth the wait," Hartleb said. "We had the long rain delay, but remained focused. We played well all weekend, and I was pleased with the effort and production. Our pitching staff was outstanding this weekend with only giving up four runs and we got timely hitting on the offensive side." Illinois earned its fourth Big Ten series sweep for the first time in school history and improved to a perfect 9-0 in conference road games this season (at Northwestern, Penn State and Iowa). The Orange and Blue also notched three Big Ten road sweeps for the first time in school history. RECAP

Minnesota 4, Purdue 3
The Gophers rallied late for their second walk-off win of the day. Dan Olinger was hit by pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth, and Matt Stemper scored to win 4-3. Minnesota trailed 3-1 entering its last at bat. Mark Tatera and Matt Fiedler led off the inning with back-to-back base hits. Troy Traxler laid down a sacrifice bunt to move the runners up. Stemper walked on four pitches. With the bases loaded, Motl hit a slicing fly ball to right field. Tatera scored on the play, and Fiedler advanced to third. On a 1-2 count, Schaefbauer hit a slow roller to first base. Wood fielded the ball, but McElroy did not cover the base in time, allowing Fiedler to score and tie the game. Schaefbauer hit 3-for-4. With runners on first and third, Skjefte walked to load the bases again. On the very next pitch, McElroy hit Olinger and Stemper scored to win 4-3. RECAP

Nebraska 4, Michigan State 1
Aaron Bummer allowed just four hits over 7.1 innings and Michael Pritchard delivered a two-run homer that powered the No. 29 Nebraska baseball team to a 4-1 win over the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday afternoon to clinch a series win. The Huskers are now 34-17 on the year and 15-5 during Big Ten play and will go for the series sweep tomorrow at McLane Stadium. Nebraska played great defense behind its pitchers all day, including a full-extension diving catch by Austin Darby in the bottom of the eighth that robbed Blaise Salter of a double that would have tied the game. Bummer gave up one run and stuck out three in his second straight start of at least 7.0 innings, while the duo of Zach Hirsch and Josh Roeder closed out the game for the second straight day. Hirsch got the final two outs of the eighth and Roeder picked up his 12th save with a no-hit ninth inning. RECAP

Non-Conference Result
Northwestern 4, SIU Edwardsville 1

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