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The Daily Nole — May 21, 2021: FSU Baseball Falls at NC State on Walk-Off Blast

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Lead Story

Florida State baseball battled back on Thursday night in Raleigh, but in the end, a walk-off home run was the difference in a 6-4 loss to NC State.

Luca Tresh’s 2-run home run off Hunter Perdue in the bottom of ninth gave the Wolfpack the victory. It was Tresh’s second of the night and the third for NC State. Jonny Butler also homered for NC State in the victory.

The Seminoles trailed 4-0 in the seventh inning before drawing even on Logan Lacey’s grand slam. Lacey, Matheu Nelson and Dylan Simmons all had two hits for FSU in the loss.

With the defeat, FSU falls to 28-20 overall and 19-15 in ACC play. The teams will play again on Friday night. The contest begins at 6:30 p.m. ET and streams on ACC Network Extra.

Between the Lines

FSU baseball’s loss was the lone athletic event for Thursday.

On the Agenda

In addition to the second game of the series in Raleigh, FSU women’s golf will begin the NCAA Championships on Friday. FSU softball will begin the Tallahassee Regional against Kennesaw State at 4:30 p.m. ET. That will stream on ESPN3.

News and Notes

FSU soccer’s Malia Berkely was named United Soccer Coaches Scholar Player of the Year.

FSU hoops will play UCF in the 2021 Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise. That contest is set for Dec. 18.

FSU softball pitcher Kathryn Sandercock was named to the NFCA Southeast Region’s first team.

39 FSU track and field athletes have qualified to participate in the 2021 NCAA East Preliminary Championships.

Helpful Links

Noles247: FSU well represented in latest 247Sports Transfer Rankings
Tomahawk Nation: Three up, three down: FSU baseball walked off by NC State
The Osceola: FSU softball prepared for ‘dogfight’ in regional

Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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