• Kent State University took a 9-8 victory over Youngstown State (13-32) after coming back from deficits of 5-1 and 8-3 on the road Wednesday.
Pinch runner Troy Summers stole second, reached third on an error and scored the tying run on a separate error after leadoff hitter Zarley Zalewski singled in the top of the ninth.
Derek Toadvine then scored the go-ahead run when Evan Campbell grounded into a double play.
Brian Clark tossed a 1-2-3 ninth inning to earn his second win of the year for the Golden Flashes (25-20).
• The University of Akron got behind early, giving up a run in the first inning, but the Zips held host Pittsburgh scoreless for the rest of the game and won 6-1. Starter Michael Steensen limited the damage after the first, giving up two hits in four innings. Zach Beaver was the pitcher of record, improving to 1-1 in three scoreless innings.
The University of Akron scored 10 runs on 13 hits in a 10-4 victory in the first game of its doubleheader against St. Francis (Pa.), but was unable to get the bats going in the second game and lost 6-2 at Lee R. Jackson Field.
Mid-American Conference East Player of the Week Rachael Ratcliffe was a single short of the cycle in the first game with five RBI.
In the second game, the Zips (22-25) managed only four hits and starting pitcher Lisa Lash lasted only a third of an inning, falling to 0-2.
Six student athletes from Kent State were selected for the 2013 Academic All-Mid-American-Conference Team. Seniors Rachel Guida, Lauren Wozniak and Lindsay Runyan, junior Marie Case and sophomores Whitnee Johnson and Amiah Mims were among the 23-member team.