REGIONAL DAY 2: Badgers stay alive

The Badgers will play tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m. against Illinois. If Wisconsin wins it will have to beat Illinois again to qualify for the World Series. All games will be at C.O. Brown Stadium in Battle Creek, MI.

DI 7, PURDUE 5 (Game 3 of the weekend)

In an elimination game, the Badgers trailed by three runs in the sixth inning before taking the 5-4 lead on a Jake Cavaiani 2-run single.

Wisconsin scored two more runs in the seventh inning to earn the victory over the Boilermakers.

Nick Newburg started on the mound and earned the victory after pitching six innings. Evan Polce and Austin Mullins finished the game in relief. Mullins earned the six-out save.

ILLINOIS 10, DI 4 (Game 2 of the weekend)

The Illini capitalized on every mistake the Badgers made in the first game on Saturday afternoon.

Bright spots for Wisconsin were Tyler Safgren’s 2-for-2 performance and Hunter Bailey’s four innings of relief allowing no earned runs.

The Badgers will play tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m. against Illinois. If Wisconsin wins it will have to beat Illinois again to qualify for the World Series. All games will be at C.O. Brown Stadium in Battle Creek, MI.