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Digest: Coppin State loses, 35-24, to Fairleigh Dickinson in baseball

Digest: Coppin State loses, 35-24, to Fairleigh Dickinson in baseball

Coppin State (9-23) lost a wild baseball game, 35-24, to Fairleigh Dickinson (15-15) on Wednesday at Joe Cannon Stadium in Hanover.

The game took 5 hours, 5 minutes to complete and featured 59 total runs, three short of the NCAA Division I record set in 1968 when Denver beat Air Force, 33-29.

The Knights fell behind 9-3 but used five runs in the fourth, six in the fifth, six in the sixth and five in the seventh to take a 26-18 lead.

FDU added eight runs in the eighth and a run in the ninth.

The Knights sent at least nine batters to the plate in five straight innings, from the fourth through the eighth.

Coppin State issued 17...

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