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NCAA Baseball: Virginia Cavaliers Outlook for the College World Series in Omaha

Published by on June 16, 2011

After losing in the super-regional round at home last year to Oklahoma, the Cavaliers bounced back and beat the tough UC-Irvine Anteaters at home in the super regional this year to get back to the College World Series.

The Cavaliers march to Omaha began with a relatively easy regional-round sweep at home in Charlottesville. They won their three games by a combined score of 29-3.

It began with a 6-0 win over Navy and was followed up by a 10-2 win over St. John's and a 13-1 victory over East Carolina in the regional final.

It was in the super-regional round that the Cavaliers met their first bit of adversity. After winning the opening game by the score of 6-0, they dropped Game 2, 6-4.

In the deciding Game 3, we had a classic on our hands. Going into the ninth inning, the game was knotted at 1-1. UC-Irvine pushed across a run in the top half of the inning and in the bottom half, staff workhorse Matt Summers retired the first two Cavalier hitters with little trouble.

Three straight batters then reached to load the bases. Chris Taylor sent the fans (most of them at least) ho...

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