This past weekend, the Pac-12 hosted three super regionals and had a fourth team on the road. Number two national seed, UCLA, and Arizona advanced to the College World Series. Oregon and Stanford had their seasons end.
Los Angeles Super Regional – UCLA (47-14) and Adam Plutko trailed 2-1 through the first 5 ½ innings until the Bruins offense struck for five runs against TCU. Plutko went seven innings, allowing just two runs on seven hits in the 6-2 win. In game two, UCLA never trailed and Nick Vander Tuig went six, getting enough runs support in a 4-1 CWS clinching win.
Next – UCLA Bruins v. Stony Brook Seawolves (52-13), June 15 at 2 pm/PT on ESPN2
Eugene Super Regional – Oregon (46-19) committed three errors in game one against Kent State. If not for a great defensive play by the Flashes, the Ducks might have completed the comeback but lost 7-6. In game two, Oregon bounced back to win 3-2 after trailing 2-0 scored three runs in the seventh innings. In the third game Kent State again jumped up 2-0 before Oregon tied the game up. The Flashes turned a leadoff walk into the game winning run on a walkoff bloop single.
Next – Oregon Ducks finish season at (46-19)
Tallahassee Super Regional – Stanford’s (41-18) Mark Appel, who was sharp last weekend, got rocked by Florida State on Friday night. The Cardinal jumped to a 1-0 lead in the first but allowed 7, 4, 3 and 3 runs in innings four-seven in the 17-1 defeat. Game two saw the Seminoles do more of the same with the final blow being an eight-run eighth inning when Stanford scratched to 10-6. The final wound up being 18-7.
Next – Stanford Cardinal finish season at (41-18)
Tucson Super Regional Regional – Arizona (43-17) trailed 5-0 in game one and trailed 6-5 to St. John’s heading into the ninth inning before scoring two runs to win 7-6. Game two the Wildcats struck early against the Red Storm and coasted to 7-4 victory and return to the College World Series.
Next – Arizona Wilcats (43-17) v. Florida State Seminoles (48-15), June 15 at 6 pm/PT on ESPN2
College World Series Bracket
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