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College World Series 2012 Schedule: Underdogs That Will Surprise in Omaha

Published by on June 14, 2012

Fresno State’s incredible run in 2008 will never be forgotten and college baseball fans will want to see another underdog find success in Omaha.

There will be the traditional powers like UCLA and Florida to contend with, but a few scrappy teams sneaked into the tournament as well.

Here are three underdogs to watch at this year’s College World Series that have a good shot at turning some heads. 

 

Kent State

The Golden Flashes were placed at No. 74 in the nation when the NCAA did their most recent national rankings.

They faced a daunting matchup against No. 6 Oregon in the Eugene Super Regional. All three games of the series were decided by just one run, and the decisive matchup ended when Kent St. scored a run in the ninth inning to book a trip to Omaha.

The team will have plenty of momentum heading into its opening game against Arkansas. 

The Ohio-based school proved against Oregon that it can play with the top teams in the country. Kent St. has the mos...

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