Eastern Michigan were able to put a run in on Miami's Mac Thoreson in the first inning, but the Redhawks pitcher shut the Michigan roster down completely after that. Steve Weber of the Eagles had a heck of a performance himself, going a full 10 innings on the mound, but the Redhawks were able to keep sneaking hits off of him all night long and eventually took the win, 2-1 in the 10th inning.
First baseman Kevin Bower ended up knocking in the winning run with a double in the top of the 10th inning. Miami had spent the rest of the game stranding its own men on base before Bower was able to knock it in, including a jam where they loaded the bases in the sixth inning but only were able to earn one run out of it.
Matt Rosinski took over the pitching duties from Thoreson for the Redhawks in the extra frame and earned the save with a strong, two strikeout performance.