After looking like Lipscomb was going to survive and advance in the ASUN Conference Championship, No. 4 North Florida scored four times in the bottom of the eighth inning in front of its home crowd to take down the Bisons 7-6 at Harmon Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
The league leaders in home runs got long balls from Cade Sorrells, Lee Solomon and Jeffrey Crisan to slug their way into Friday with a 10-5 victory over NJIT.
Despite erasing an early 3-run deficit, the Lipscomb baseball team was unable to hold off #2 Jacksonville in the opening game of the ASUN Championship as the Dolphins took a 9-6 victory at Harmon Stadium in sunny Jacksonville, Florida Wednesday afternoon.
Lee Solomon led the way with selections to the All-Academic and Second Team All-Conference teams, while Noah Thompson and Maddux Houghton each landed on the All-Freshman squad.
For the 5th-seeded Bisons, their postseason quest begins Wednesday at 2 p.m. CT when they battle No. 2 Jacksonville in the second game of the ASUN Championship at Harmon Stadium on the campus of North Florida.
Solomon collects his second career weekly honor after leading Lipscomb to an important series win over FGCU. He combined to go -for-11 with a pair of home runs, five RBI, six runs, two walks and a stolen base in three games against the Eagles.
After dropping game one on Saturday to leave their season hanging in the balance, the Bisons bounced back in a big way, downing FGCU 11-4 in game two to clinch the No. 5 seed in next week's ASUN Championship.
After a downpour and continued lightning in the area, Lipscomb and Florida Gulf Coast have postponed their Friday game and will instead play a doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
The Lipscomb baseball team pounded out 12 hits en route to 14-2 victory over FGCU in a game that had critical postseason implications.