Josh Abercrombie came up with a two-out, two-run double to propel Indiana State to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over Miami of Ohio in college baseball Wednesday night.

The first two Sycamores of the inning were retired but a throwing a error, a single and Abercrombie’s clutch hit proved to be the difference in the game. The Sycamores improved to 17-20 for the season while the Redhawks faell to 17-18.

The Sycamores jumped out to an early lead with three runs on five hits in the first inning, but the Redhawks battled back to tie in the fifth and take a 4-3 lead in the seventh. However, the Sycamores did what they could not do in the first matchup as Abercrombie came up with the big blow to drive in the winning runs.

Five of the first six Sycamore batters singled to start the game off MU starter Jeff Day (1-4) as ISU tallied three quick runs. Chad Dawson started on the mound for the Sycamores and went a solid six innings but allowed two runs in the third and single runs in the fifth and seventh as he left with ISU trailing.

Andrew Galle and Ryan Hayes shut down the Redhawks over the next two innings to pave the way for the eighth-inning heroics.

Tim Brewer led the Sycamore attack with four hits, while Marcus Artner and Kyle Kolb each posted two hits.

The Sycamores will play host to Northern Iowa this weekend in conference action, with the first game starting at 7 p.m. today at Sycamore Field.

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