USA National Team defeats Holly Springs 3-1

USABaseballLogo_thumb.jpgCARY, N.C. — Corey Ray (Louisville) set a new USA Collegiate National Team record with five stolen bases, reaching base safely in all five trips to the plate, highlighting the lid-lifter of the summer tour for the USA Collegiate National Team, a 3-1 eight-inning win over Holly Springs of the Coastal Plains League, on Saturday night at Coleman Field in the National Training Complex. Continue reading USA National Team defeats Holly Springs 3-1

Enhancements to Vanderbilt baseball facilities will focus on success

VanderbiltLogoNashville, Tenn. – A plan to enhance Vanderbilt University’s baseball facilities focuses on the full development of student athletes and would provide space for instruction, team building, coaching and settings that can foster interactions with returning professional players and fellow graduates.

“The planned project builds on Coach Tim Corbin’s vision for our baseball program – to not just prepare our players for success in baseball, but to ensure they have the skills, network and lifelong ‘home’ where they return frequently to help us build the next set of leaders and players,” said David Williams, Vanderbilt athletics director and vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs. Continue reading Enhancements to Vanderbilt baseball facilities will focus on success

2015 College World Series Game 12: Vanderbilt 7 TCU 1

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Vanderbilt’s RO Coleman races down the line. Photo by David Cohen (BHEphotos)

OMAHA, Neb. – A two-run homer by Rhett Wiseman and a pair of RBI singles by Bryan Reynolds lifted Vanderbilt past TCU 7-1 and into the CWS Finals for the second straight year.

Vanderbilt (50-19) becomes the first defending champion to reach the Finals since South Carolina in 2012. The Commodores will meet the winner of Virginia-Florida on Monday at 7 p.m. in the first game of a best-of-three series. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 12: Vanderbilt 7 TCU 1

2015 College World Series Game 11: Florida 10 Virginia 5

KevinOSullivanMoundOMAHA, Neb. – Florida’s bats overpowered Virginia to beat the Cavaliers 10-5 in a bracket one final of the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park.

No. 4 seed Florida (52-17) put up 10 runs in 11 hits for its third double-digit-scoring game at the 2015 CWS. Its 35 runs is the most for any CWS team since 2010. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 11: Florida 10 Virginia 5

2015 College World Series Game 10 Recap: TCU 8 LSU 4

SchlossTCU_thumb.jpgOMAHA, Neb. – Dane Steinhagen led TCU with three RBI as the No. 7-seeded Horned Frogs eliminated LSU in an 8-4 victory at the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.

TCU (51-14) advances to a bracket two matchup against Vanderbilt on Friday at 7 p.m. The Frogs must win twice to reach the CWS Finals.
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2015 College World Series Game 8: Vanderbilt 1 TCU 0

Zander-Wiel-is-congratulated.-Photo-Shotgun-SpratlingOMAHA, Neb. – A solo home run by Zander Wiel in the seventh inning proved decisive in a tightly
contested 1-0 victory for Vanderbilt over No. 7-seed TCU in the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD
Ameritrade Park Omaha.

It was the second 1-0 game in as many days at the 2015 CWS, which makes it the first Series with multiple 1-0 games since 1972. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 8: Vanderbilt 1 TCU 0

2015 College World Series Game 7: LSU 5 Cal State Fullerton 3

LSU PhotoOMAHA, Neb. – The Tigers’ bats backed up a strong pitching performance by freshman Alex Lange as No. 2-seed LSU eliminated Cal State Fullerton with a 5-3 victory in the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.

Lange pitched a complete game for his twelfth win of the year, giving up three runs on six hits and striking out 10. He allowed just two hits and three baserunners after the first inning, when the Titans put up a three-run spot. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Game 7: LSU 5 Cal State Fullerton 3