Auburn falls to Mississippi State 5-4 in CWS opener

Auburn falls to Mississippi State 5-4 in CWS opener
(Source: WBRC/Christina Chambers/WBRC)

OMAHA, Neb. (WBRC) - The Auburn Tigers came up short Sunday night against Mississippi State in the Tigers opening game of the College World Series.

All eyes were on Eduoard Julien, who hit a two-run home run in the second inning then drove in another run to give Auburn a 3-0 lead in the sixth. However, a costly throwing error in the ninth by Julien with two outs allowed Mississippi State to tie the game and go on to win 5-4.

Auburn will play Louisville Tuesday at 1 p.m. at TD Ameritrade Park in an elimination game.

This is Auburn’s fifth trip to the College World Series in program history and first in 22 years.

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