IU's season ends with walk-off loss to Stanford

Indiana’s 2014 baseball season came to a close on Monday night as Stanford’s Tommy Edman hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Cardinal to a 5-4 come-from-behind win over the Hoosiers in a NCAA Regional championship game.

Kyle Schwarber went 3-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBIs for Indiana. The Hoosiers finished the season with a final record of 44-15.

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With one swing of the bat, the 2014 Indiana (44-15) baseball season came to a close as Stanford (34-24) shortstop Tommy Edman hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Cardinal a 5-4 win in the Bloomington Regional finale at Bart Kaufman Field on Monday. Stanford moves on to play Vanderbilt in the Super Regionals this weekend.

The Hoosiers took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the ninth after scoring the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth. Stanford’s Wayne Taylor singled to centerfield to begin the Cardinal ninth. After a sac bunt moved over pinch-runner Drew Jackson to second, the left-handed-hitting Edman connected with the first pitch he saw from IU reliever Scott Effross and launched it over the right field wall for the win.

Read the complete game recap at IUHoosiers.com.

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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