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Associated Press | May 30, 2014

Bergen tosses gem as Kennesaw State shuts out Alabama in regional

  Travis Bergen pitched Kennesaw State to a win in its first regional appearance in school history.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  -- Travis Bergen gave up just five hits in a career-high 8.2 innings as Kennesaw State defeated Alabama 1-0 on Friday in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.

Kal Simmons' sacrifice fly in the fifth inning scored Brennan Morgan for the Owls (38-21) only run.

Bergen (8-4) had three strikeouts and scattered five hits before being pulled after allowing a two-out double to Austen Smith in the bottom of the ninth. Justin McCalvin earned his 15th save of the season when he got Kyle Overstreet to fly out.

Smith had two doubles and Chance Vincent went 2-for-3 for Alabama (34-23), which will play an elimination game on Saturday.

Spencer Turnbull (5-7) walked four and allowed just three hits in 6.1 innings.