Mississippi State loses, but reaches SEC softball tourney

STARKVILLE – Senior Chelsea Raines drove in a run in her final home game as the Mississippi State softball team wrapped the 2011
home slate with a 3-1 loss to No. 21 LSU on Sunday.
Florida’s win against South Carolina gives the Bulldogs (23-29, 9-16 SEC) the No. 8 seed in the SEC Tournament, May 12-14 in Oxford.
MSU closes the 2011 regular season next weekend at No. 4 Georgia in a three-game SEC series that gets under way on Friday.