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College World Series 2012: Arizona’s Hitting Will Lead Them to Championship

Published by on June 22, 2012

The Arizona Wildcats have secured a spot in the championship series at the 2012 College World Series, and a potent batting lineup will lead the team to a national title.

Arizona’s baseball program has won three national championships but has not topped college baseball since 1986.

This year, the team has a 46-17 overall record and is undefeated in the postseason.

Seven Wildcats are currently batting over .300 for the year, and catcher Riley Moore just missed the cut and is hitting .297.

In contrast, Arkansas and South Carolina, who will face off to try and earn the second spot in the championship series, combine to have only three players batting over .300.

Arizona ranks fourth in the nation with a team batting average of .330, according to

The team does not hit many home runs, but the batters are speedy and can drive the ball deep and the Wildcats are second in the nation in triples per game, also according to
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