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CWS 2014: Why Vanderbilt Will Face Virginia in Finals

Published by on June 20, 2014

There's something to be said for having your back against a wall. Then again, there's also something to be said for having to win just one game, not two. 

Both Virginia and Vanderbilt find themselves in the latter position, having yet to lose in this College World Series. Both will be quite pleased to be there. And don't be surprised when the two schools meet in the finals.

It shouldn't be a surprise either team is here. The Cavaliers finished with the second-best record in the ACC this past season, trailing only Miami in the regular season. They struggled in the ACC tournament, going 1-2 in pool play, meaning they went into the postseason having lost four of six. 

But they've certainly turned things around since then, going 7-1 in the postseason. Only Maryland beat them in the Super Regional. Pitchers like Artie Lewicki (3-0 in 14.1 innings pitched this postseason with a save and no runs allowed), Brandon Bleacher Report - College Baseball
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