Davis' tiebreaking home run lifts Austin Peay past Valparaiso into title game
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Michael Davis hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and Austin Peay beat Valparaiso 5-4 Sunday to reach an NCAA tournament regional title game.
Austin Peay (47-14) will play Indiana at 7:05 p.m. ET on Sunday. The Governors fell to Indiana 15-6 Saturday.
With the score tied at four, Davis led off the eighth with a high fly over the wall in left field. Davis, who was 1-for-3 with two RBIs on Sunday, also homered in the eighth inning Friday against Florida.
Valpo (33-28) put two runners on in the bottom of the ninth, but Andrew Bynum grounded out to end the game.
The Governors trailed 2-0 after the first inning and 4-2 after the fifth, but crawled their way back with single runs in the third, fourth, sixth, seventh and eighth innings.