college world series

Greg Echlin

Brian O’Connor finally got to enjoy a national championship close to his roots.  The head coach of the Virginia Cavaliers orchestrated a surprising result with a clinching 4-2 victory over Vanderbilt.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Surprise starter Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on the shutout, senior utility man Thomas Woodruff drove in two runs, and the Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt 3-0 on Tuesday night to force a winner-take-all game in the College World Series.

Greg Echlin

The scenario at the College World Series is the same as it was a year ago: Vanderbilt beat Virginia inGame One of the title series. It’s up to the Virginia Cavaliers to bounce back, which they did a year ago.

Greg Echlin

Before tonight’s game at TD Ameritrade Park, the late Lou Spry will be recognized.  The former NCAA executive, connected with the College World Series since the 1960s, died in March at his home in Louisiana.  He was 78.

Vandy beats Virginia 3-2 for 1st national title

Jun 26, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — John Norwood's home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Vanderbilt the lead, and the Commodores beat Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night for their first national championship.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Virginia coach Brian O'Connor is the hometown favorite when his Cavaliers meet Vanderbilt in the College World Series finals starting Monday night.

The College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha, with opening ceremonies Friday evening.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lambert Bartak, the organist who entertained Rosenblatt Stadium's baseball fans for more than half a century during the College World Series, has died. He was 94.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pat Valaika's two-run double gave UCLA some cushion, record-setting closer David Berg survived a rocky ninth inning and UCLA defeated top-seeded North Carolina 4-1 Friday night to move to the championship round of the College World Series.

Greg Echlin

Of the four teams left at the College World Series, only one of them has won it in the past.