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Feb. 28, 2016

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02-28-16 - UCF vs. Michigan State - Images by UCF Knights

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas ( - UCF closed out the Kleberg Bank College Classic on Sunday with a 6-2 loss to Michigan State at Whataburger Field. Juniors catcher Logan Heiser and first baseman Austin Griffin each drove in a run with a sac fly.

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A solid 3 2/3 innings of work was registered by junior reliever Juan Pimentel. The Miami, Fla., native provided the Knights (6-2) with an opportunity to make a comeback by striking out three and only allowed two bunt singles during his outing.

The Knights' first run in the fourth inning was setup by a double down the left field line by junior shortstop Brennan Bozeman, who scored on the Griffin sac fly. Back-to-back singles by Griffin and senior designated hitter Sam Tolleson opened the sixth frame, which were followed by a wild pitch and sac fly off the bat of Heiser.

Michigan State (6-0) pushed across five runs on a walk and five singles during the third inning and tacked on another run in the fourth. Walter Borkovich (1-0) earned the victory and fanned two batters over five innings, while Brandon Hughes delivered two hits and two RBI.

UCF returns home on Tuesday to battle No. 1 Florida at 6:30 p.m. With a capacity crowd expected, fans are encouraged to purchase advanced tickets by clicking here.

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