The game was tied 3-3 in the 8th inning when both Fresno State and Georgia's offenses went on a tear. In the top of the 8th, Steve Susdorf hit a double that scored a runner from first base. Then Tommy Mendonca hit a solo home run. That was followed by a double from Steve Detwiler that scored Jordan Ribera from first base. That offensive explosion gave the 'Dogs a 6-3 lead.
Georgia answered back with a two run homer in the bottom of the 8th from Gordon Beckham. Georgia tacked on two more runs in the 8th to take a 7-6 lead. Georgia's closer Joshua Fields shut out Fresno State in the top of the 9th. Final score Fresno State 6 Georgia 7.
Fresno State is the first #4 seed from a regional playoff to make it to the College World Series.
Game Two will be played Tuesday at 4pm Pacific time and will be broadcast on ESPN.