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FAU prevails over USF in pitcher’s duel, 3-2

Hunter Mink struck out a career-high 11 batters in Friday night’s setback.


In a thrilling matchup at USF Baseball Stadium on Friday night, Hunter Mink, hailing from Palm Harbor, delivered a stellar performance on the mound for the University of South Florida Bulls. Mink showcased his pitching prowess by recording a career-high 11 strikeouts against the Florida Atlantic University Owls, but despite his impressive effort, he ultimately received a no decision as the Bulls fell short in a close 3-2 contest.

The game kicked off the start of a three-game series between the Bulls and the Owls, promising an exciting weekend of baseball action. Mink’s dominant display on the mound kept the Owls’ offense in check for much of the game, demonstrating his skill and determination to lead his team to victory.

Despite Mink’s stellar performance, the Bulls’ offense struggled to generate runs against the Owls’ pitching staff, resulting in a narrow defeat. The game remained tightly contested throughout, with both teams battling fiercely for the win.

With this loss, the University of South Florida Bulls now hold a season record of 21 wins and 20 losses, with a conference record of 7 wins and 9 losses in the American Athletic Conference (AAC). Despite the setback, the Bulls remain determined and focused on bouncing back in the remaining games of the series.

For more detailed information on the game and updates on the Bulls’ baseball program, visit the official website at gousfbulls.com


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