Chad Roskelly’s two-run single in the seventh inning broke a tie and proved to be the difference in the Michigan State baseball team’s 3-1 win over Penn State in the series finale Sunday.
The Spartans (31-19, 13-8 Big Ten) put together a two-out rally to erase a 1-0 deficit in the seventh.
Brandon Hughes’ RBI single to right field tied it, and Roskelly followed with a two-run single up the middle to make it 3-1.
Penn State starting pitcher Dakota Forsyth allowed three runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings to take the loss. Forsyth recorded two strikeouts and walked one.
Michigan State’s Jeff Kinley limited Penn State to one run on three hits in seven innings to earn the win. Joe Mockbee pitched two scoreless innings of relief to get the save.
The Nittany Lions (18-28, 6-14) scored their lone run in the third inning on an RBI single by Greg Guers.
Penn State finishes the regular season with a three-game series at Purdue, starting Thursday at 5 p.m.