WVU baseball blows 9-1 lead, drops NCAA Regional elimination game to Texas A&M

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) -- After one of the best seasons in program history, the WVU baseball team saw its season come to an abrupt end Sunday against Texas Tech in the NCAA Morgantown Regional.

With a full count and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Texas A&M second baseman Bryce Blaum hit his team's second grand slam of the day to rally past the Mountaineers and win 11-10.

The Aggies trailed 9-1 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning.

West Virginia played as the road team for the second-straight game, despite hosting the tournament at Monongalia County Ballpark.

The Mountaineers led 4-0 when a one hour, 57-minute rain delay haulted play in the bottom of the fourth.

Trailing 9-3 in the seventh inning, Texas A&M junior right fielder Logan Foster hit a grand slam to right field to cap off a six-run frame and pull the Aggies within two.

The Mountaineers were one strike away from surviving the elimination game when WVU pitcher Sam Kessler gave up the aforementioned walk-off grand slam to extend the Texas A&M season and end WVU's.