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Vanderbilt Heads to Omaha Looking for SEC’s 3rd Straight Baseball Title

Published by on June 13, 2011

Don't blame the Vanderbilt Commodores for showing a little exuberance following their NCAA Super Regional victory over Oregon State last weekend. They'll have a week to get serious about business at hand—the program's first-ever trip to the College World Series.

The 'Dores have been simply brilliant this postseason, sweeping their way through the Nashville Regional, then taking both games against Oregon State to secure a trip to Omaha.

Vandy (52-10) was somewhat reserved when it strolled through the Regional undefeated by a combined score of 26-3. The emotions ran much higher upon eliminating the Beavers on June 11, winning both games by a cumulative 20-4 count.

"We're going to enjoy the moment, celebrate and have some fun," said catcher Curt Casali. "I'm so happy for all our guys. Nobody knows how hard we worked. There have been ups and downs, but mainly ups this year."

It was the Commodores' third trip to the Super Regional since 2004 but the first in which they advanced. Last year, Vandy got ousted in the Tallahassee Super Regional, losing the rubber match to Florida ...

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