News from MSU Media Relations--April 11

The lastest sports news from the MSU Media Relations Department...

MOBILE, Ala. - Tuesday's Mississippi State-South Alabama baseball game scheduled for a 6 p.m. start at Stanky Field in Mobile, Ala., has been cancelled due to rain.

The 18th-ranked Bulldogs (21-7) and the Jaguars (17-15) are scheduled to meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss.

Men's Golf
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Sophomore Bryan Mason fired a final-round 70 on Tuesday as he finished fifth to lead MSU at the Palisades Collegiate Classic in Charlotte, N.C. The Dallas, Texas native finished the three-round event with a career-best 211, including a career best round of 69 in the second round on Monday.

As a team, the Bulldogs finished in ninth out of 18 teams. Carlos Sainz Jr. shot a 224 for the tournament while Noah Goldman finished with a 226, after a round of 70 on Tuesday. Matt Fast also fired a 226 while Logan Young concluded play 1-stroke back with a 227.

Charlotte took home honors in the team competition, as they fired a field-best 849 and won by seven strokes. Brad Benjamin of Memphis shot a 68 in the final round as he won the individual race with a 207.

State will be back in action April 20-22 as they travel to St. Simons Island, Ga. to compete in the 2007 SEC Championship.

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Due to rain, Tuesday's Mississippi State softball game with Southern Miss has been rescheduled. The teams will play a make up game Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m. (CT).

Following Thursday's game, the Bulldogs will host No. 5 LSU on Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. (CT) in a conference doubleheader.

Women's Basketball
STARKVILLE, Miss. - The Mississippi State women's basketball team will host its annual awards banquet on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center on the MSU campus.

Tickets are $16 each and members of the public are invited to attend. To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Lillian Latham in the MSU Women's Basketball Office at (662) 325-0198 by Friday, April 13. No tickets will be sold at the door the night of the event.

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