OXFORD, Miss. – The Virginia baseball team captured its first berth in the College World Series after earning a 5-1 win over Ole Miss Sunday in front of 10,110 spectators at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field in the NCAA Oxford Super Regional. After dropping the first game of the super regional, Virginia rallied to take the final two games and win the series. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE OXFORD, Miss. – Trailing Ole Miss 3-2 in the eighth inning, the Virginia baseball team rallied to score two in the inning and then held on in a tense ninth inning to record a 4-3 win over the Rebels Saturday in front of a raucous stadium-record crowd of 10,323 at Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field in the NCAA Oxford Super Regional. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
OXFORD, Miss. — Rebel sophomore Matt Smith only got one hit on the afternoon, but it was the one that mattered as his solo walk-off in the 12th inning propelled No. 8 Ole Miss (44-18) to a 4-3 win over No. 5 Virginia (46-13-1) in the first game of this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional. Continue reading →
The College Baseball Blog writers have all put together their predictions for the 2009 Super Regionals. You can also particpate by putting your predictions for this round of action in the comment section below and we might be able to secure a few prizes for the top predictions so please leave your email address. Continue reading →
Virginia beat the seemingly-immortal Stephen Strasburg in the Regionals last week, so they’re confident that playing on the road in the Super Regionals won’t pose as big a problem as people think.
In fact, Cavaliers coach Brian O’Connor almost sees it as an advantage for his team, with the majority of the pressure squarely on Mississippi when the Oxford Super Regional begins on Friday. Continue reading →