Trailing 6-0 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, Michigan State poured across 10 runs to race past Murray State, 10-6, and stay in the mix for the Region 3 title.
The Spartans sent 14 batters to the plate in that big inning. McKenzie Long and Lea Foerster each had three hits, and Kelcey Carrasco hit a home run.
Brenna Finck had two hits for Murray State.
Michigan State will take on host Illinois State for the championship, with the Redbirds sitting undefeated in the double-elim format.