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Mon June 4, 2012
Record Setting Season Ends For Bat Cats
GARY, Indiana -- After playing seven scoreless innings, Kent State got a three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning from Evan Campbell – the first homer hit in the tournament – leading the Flashes to their nation-leading 20th consecutive win, ending Kentucky’s school-record season with a 3-2 loss in the NCAA Gary Regional Championship, on Sunday night at U.S. Steel Yard.
Kentucky eliminated host Purdue in the first game of the day with a 6-3 win over the Boilermakers. With the win over Purdue to advance to face Kent State, UK won its school-record 45th game, eclipsing the school record of 44 wins in 2006 and 2008.