Sophomore Taylor Bermudes punched a single up the middle to plate Katelyn Vinson with the winning run to cap a three-run comeback for a 6-5 win over Cameron in Game 2 Monday night at Mustangs Park.
With the win, the Mustangs salvaged a split with the Aggies who spoiled an MSU rally to take Game 1 8-4 in eight innings.
The series split keeps Midwestern's Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament hopes alive.
MSU can qualify for the six-team tournament with a sweep of Texas A&M-Kingsville this weekend in South Texas as the Mustangs would move percentage points ahead of Texas A&M-Commerce for the final berth. MSU could also pass Tarleton State with a sweep of TAMUK and if the TexAnns are swept at 3-21 Eastern New Mexico.
The Mustangs faced elimination down 5-3 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning in Monday's nightcap, but sophomore Baylee Voigt pulled MSU to within a run at 5-4 with an run-scoring single to right field.
Midwestern continued the rally in the bottom of the seventh as junior Haley Howerton drilled a one-out double to the right-field gap before Vinson drew an intentional walk.
Senior third baseman Kelley Schaefer launched a deep fly ball to right field to advance Howerton before Katy Vandewater an 0-for-14 slump with an RBI single up the middle to to tie the game.
Bermudes then sent a roller up the middle which eluded Cameron shortstop Carly Allerheiligen's glove for the game winner.
Sophomore Erin Knox launched her sixth homer of the season on a two-run shot to center field in the second inning while Schaefer drove in the first run of the game with a single to left field in the first.
Schaefer drilled her seventh homer of the season in Game 1 as part of a 2-for-4 effort while driving in three runs as the as the Mustangs sent the game into extra innings after scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh.