Wichita State 7 New Orleans 3
The Shockers ended the New Orleans Privateers season by winning 7-3 in an elimination game on Sunday and advance to the Regional Final against Arizona. New Orleans ends the season with a 38-26 record.
Wichita State Recap
New Orleans Recap
Wichita State 4 Arizona 3
Wichita State forced a winner take all regional final on Monday by knocking off the Arizona Wildcats 4-3. Wichita got a walkoff single from Derek Schermerhorn which drove him Ryan Jones with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.
Wichita State Recap
Nebraska 11 UC-Riverside 1
The Huskers stayed alive with an 11-1 victory over UC-Riverside in an elimination game on Sunday. Johnny Dorn pitched a gem by letting up one run on five hits while striking out twelve batters. Nebraska advanced to face Arizona State in the Regional Final.
Nebraska Game Recap
UC-Riverside Game Recap
Arizona State 19 Nebraska 7
ASU took care of the Huskers 19-7 after the Nebraska pitching staff fell apart from having to come through the loser’s bracket. Arizona State advances to the Super Regionals to face Ole Miss.
ASU Game Recap
Nebraska Game Recap
Vanderbilt 11 Austin Peay 5
The Vanderbilt Commodores stayed alive in the NCAA Tournament with a tough 11-5 victory over the Governors from Austin Peay. The Commodores returned to action later in the evening to face Michigan in the Regional Championship. Austin Peay finishes with a
Austin Peay Recap
Vanderbilt 10 Michigan 7
Vanderbilt forced a winner take all game on Monday by knocking off the Michigan Wolverines 10-7 on Sunday evening at Hawkins Field. According to my sources, Michigan will send Chris Fetter (6-3, 4.71 ERA) to the mound to face Tyler Rhoden (4-0, 5.66 ERA).
Long Beach State 4 Illinois-Chicago 3
The Long Beach Dirtbags picked up a 4-3 victory over Illinois-Chicago to advance to the championship round of the NCAA Regional. The Dirtbags got a solid start from Omar Arif who pitched six innings while allowing only three runs (one earned). Brandon Godfrey went 2-4 with a run scored and a run batted in. LBSU advances to face UCLA later on Sunday. UIC ends the season with a 35-21 record.
UCLA 7 Long Beach State 4
The UCLA Bruins clinched a spot in the Super Regionals by knocking off Long Beach State 7-4.
Arkansas 6 Creighton 0
Arkansas received a seven strong innings from Nick Schmidt who only allowed two hits and no runs as the Hogs survived an elimination game against Creighton with a 6-0 win. Brian Walker led the offense by going 4-4 while hitting two home runs, driving in two runs, and scoring four times. Arkansas advances to the Championship round against Oklahoma State.
Oklahoma State 7 Arkansas 6
Oklahoma State clinched a spot in Super Regionals after defeating Arkansas 7-6. Oklahoma State survived a late rally but held on for the victory. The Cowboys were led by Tyler Mach and Corey Brown who each hit a homer and drove in three runs. Cowboys reliever Josh Fritsche got his second win of the year while Jordy Mercer got his third save of the season. Arkansas reliever Stephen Richards got the loss for the Razorbacks. They end the season with a 43-21 record while Oklahoma State will play the winner of the Louisville/Missouri elimination game on Monday in the Super Regionals next weekend.
OK State Recap
Western Carolina 9 East Carolina 5
The Catamounts picked up a 9-5 victory over intrastate rivals East Carolina to stay alive in the NCAA Tournament. John Ingram went 3-4 with a homer and a triple while driving in three runs. Western Carolina advances to the Championship game of the regional which will take place on Monday against North Carolina. The game was originally scheduled to be played Sunday evening but was postponed until Monday. If WCU wins in the opener, they will play UNC in a second game. East Carolina finishes the season with a 40-23 record.
Western Carolina Recap
East Carolina Recap
The Charlottesville Regional was postponed from remnants of a tropical storm which is riding up the Atlantic Ocean. Rutgers and Oregon State will play an elimination game tomorrow at 1 pm and Virginia will play the winner at 6 pm in the Championship round. If UVA loses, the final game of the regional will take place on Tuesday at a TBA time.
Louisville 8 Miami 7
The Louisville Cardinals were able to end the Hurricanes streak of winning 13 straight regional tournaments with an 8-7 victory. The Cardinals were led on offense by Jorge Castillo who picked up four RBI while Chris Dominguez hit a two run homer in the fifth inning. Louisville advances to the Regional Championship game against Missouri while Miami ends the season with a 37-24 record.
Louisville 4 Missouri 3
Louisville forced a winner take all game on Monday with a 5-4 victory against Missouri. The Cardinals were led by a very strong pitching performance from four pitchers as they were able to survive the elimination game. Chris Dominguez led the Cardinals with a huge two run homer in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie. The Tigers threatened in the bottom of the ninth with a lead off homer from Jacob Priday which was followed up by a walk to Trevor Coleman. Kris Hollander was able to keep the Tigers off the board and get the victory for the Cardinals.
St. John’s 5 VCU 4
Chris Anninos hit two homers including the walk-off homer to lead the Red Storm to a 5-4 victory over VCU 5-4. VCU scored a run in the top of the ninth to tie the game at four before Anninos hit the walkoff homer. St. John’s advances in the loser’s bracket to take on Coastal Carolina at 7 pm on Sunday while VCU ends the season with a 37-23 record.
St. John’s Recap
Clemson 11 Coastal Carolina 8
The Clemson Tigers advanced to the Regional Championship game on Monday by knocking off Coastal Carolina 11-8. Andy D’ Alessio led the Tigers by getting three hits including two doubles and a homer while driving in four runs. Clemson will play the winner of the St. John’s/Coastal Carolina elimination game on Monday while Coastal plays St. John’s later tonight.
Coastal Carolina Recap
St. John’s vs Coastal Carolina at 7:30 pm
NC State 10 Wofford 6
The NC State Wolfpack continued their season after knocking off Wofford 10-6 in an elimination game in the Columbia SC regional. Jeremy Synan went 2-3 including a home run and three RBI to lead the Wolfpack offense. NC State will play Charlotte later on Sunday evening. Wofford ends the season with a 30-33 record after a great run in the Southern Conference.
NC State Recap
South Carolina 12 Charlotte 8
South Carolina jumped out to a 11-1 lead and cruised to a 12-8 victory over the visiting 49ers. Justin Smoak, Trent Kline, and Andrew Crisp all hit homers to lead the Gamecocks attack. Charlotte will play an elimination game on Sunday evening for a chance to play in the Regional championship on Monday.
South Carolina Recap
Charlotte 12 NC State 10
The NC State Wolfpack were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament after losing to Charlotte 12-10. The 49ers got seven runs in the second inning including a Kris Rochelle three run homer. The 49ers will have to defeat South Carolina twice on Monday in the Regional Final while SC will only have to get one win to advance to the Super Regionals.
NC State Recap