Tag Archives: 2011 NCAA Tourney


CBD Quick Hits: Texas 4, Arizona State 2

This game, unfortunately, will always be remembered for a unique situation that led to a controversial call from the umpires. From the walk that was overruled by an umpire’s call of batter interference, the Longhorns held the Sun Devils to only a pair of base runners over the final five innings. Arizona State, which picked up their runs on a first inning homer from Riccio Torrez, never quite recovered the momentum they built up in the early stages of the game, and stumbled out of the playoffs in a 4-2 defeat. The win sent Texas to Omaha, while Arizona State went back to Tempe. Continue reading


Florida State forces Game 3 with Texas A&M

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Sophomore shortstop Justin Gonzalez’s three-run moonshot in the sixth inning broke open a game that was still within Texas A&M’s reach as the Florida State baseball team forced a decisive winner-takes-all game on Monday with a 23-9 victory over Texas A&M on Sunday evening in the NCAA Super Regionals at Dick Howser Stadium. Continue reading


Florida advances to CWS with 8-6 victory over Mississippi State

Junior Preston Tucker (Tampa, Fla.) clubbed a three-run homer in the seventh inning to turn a 6-4 deficit into an eventual 8-6 victory for Florida (50-17) over Mississippi State (38-25) in game three of the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading


South Carolina heads back to CWS with 8-2 win over UConn

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Christian Walker hit a go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning, and South Carolina added five more insurance runs in the ninth as the Gamecocks advanced to the College World Series for the second straight year with an 8-2 victory over Connecticut on Sunday night at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading


Texas advances to 2011 CWS with 4-2 win over Arizona State

AUSTIN, Texas – The No. 5 Texas Longhorns used exemplary staff pitching and timely hitting to punch their ticket to the NCAA Men’s College World Series on Sunday by beating the Arizona State Sun Devils 4-2 at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in game three of the Austin Super Regional.

This marks the 34th College World Series berth for the Longhorns, an NCAA record. Continue reading


UC-Irvine forces Game 3 with 6-4 win over Virginia

By: Greg Waters
For the second day in a row the Charlottesville Super Regional was delayed by rain but unlike Saturday when the rain seemed to give the Virginia Cavaliers a spark, it was Irvine that came back from the break with a purpose and a 6-4 win to tie the series at a game apiece.

Freshman Andrew Thurman (4-3) tossed four innings of solid baseball giving up a lone run on three hits while striking out four, leading UC-Irvine (43-17) to a win in game two of the Charlottesville Super Regional. Thurman entered the game follow a 4:18 rain delay taking over for starter Matt Whitehouse. Continue reading


CBD Quick Hits: Texas 5, Arizona State 1

Tonight’s game seemed like it was going to be another nail-biter. Each team was making plays on defense, and the pitching staff was keeping things in check. Then Jordan Etier decided to hit a curveball and sent it over the Longhorn bullpen for a three-run home run in the ninth inning. Texas was able to cruise to victory on freshman closer Corey Knebel’s arm, and force a game three tomorrow night at 6 PM CST. Continue reading


Cal shuts down Dallas Baptist 7-0 in Game 1 of Super Regional

The California Golden Bears are one win away from their first trip to the College World Series since 1992 after winning the first game of the best-of-three NCAA Super Regional, shutting out the Dallas Baptist Patriots, 7-0.

A pair of three-run home runs and the stellar pitching of Justin Jones and Logan Scott helped lead the Bears to victory. Continue reading


Vanderbilt advances to CWS with a 9-3 victory over Oregon State

The Vanderbilt baseball team is headed to Omaha for its first College World Series appearance following a decisive 9-3 victory over Oregon State Saturday night at Hawkins Field.

The sixth seeded Commodores are the second team to qualify for the 2011 College World Series, and will face third seeded North Carolina on Saturday, June 18, at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading


Hultzen leads UVA to a 6-0 win over UC-Irvine

By: Greg Waters
The Virginia Cavaliers improved to 53-9 on the season winning the opening contest of the Charlottesville Super Regional 6-0 over the UC Irvine (42-17) Anteaters. The shutout was UVa’s 16 of the year and Virginia’s third consecutive post season win over the Anteaters in NCAA play. Continue reading