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Penn State Baseball’s Unlikely run Continues, Team Moves to Big Ten Championship With 2nd win Over Michigan

Photo by Mark Selders, Penn State Athletics: Penn State Baseball

Penn State baseball is now one win away from its  first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2000.

A two-run homer by Adam Cecere in the 10th inning proved to be the difference in a 7-6 win over Michigan in the Big Ten semifinals.

After a scoreless first three innings, Penn State drew first, second and third blood on a two-run single by Matt Maloney.

Maloney then came home on a sac fly by Tayven Kelley.

Michigan fought back, scoring three times to tie it in the sixth. Michigan added two more in the seventh to go ahead 5-3 but Penn State cut the deficit in half in the eight on a solo shot by Joe Jaconski and then tied it on a single by Bryce Molinaro.

The game ended up going into extra innings, where Cecere worked his magic.

Penn State will now play the winner of No. 2 Nebraska and No. 3 Indiana Sunday.

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