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CWS 2015: Virginia vs. Vanderbilt Game 1 Predictions and Live Stream Schedule

Published by on June 22, 2015

So much for national seeds mattering. Monday night marks the beginning of the 2015 College World Series final between Virginia and Vanderbilt, a repeat of last year's matchup that seemed highly unlikely a few weeks ago.

Vanderbilt was held out of a national seed despite a 47-19 regular-season record, including an impressive 20-10 mark in the SEC. Despite a strong overall resume, the Commodores were undone by skepticism about their hitting, which was only so-so outside of stars like Dansby Swanson. 

Virginia's road was far rockier. The Cavaliers were saved almost entirely by their RPI after a regular season that saw them barely crawl to .500 against ACC competition. They've largely just gotten hot at the right time, mixing sterling pitching performances with clutch hitting.

Brian O'Connor's team gave up more than four runs only twice in the Super Regionals
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