Super Regionals Results At A Glance

Image credit: Ole Miss first baseman Tim Elko (Photo courtesy of Ole Miss)

After a wild weekend of super regionals action, the Omaha field is set. 

Here’s how all eight super regionals played out and how those College World Series spots were won.

Knoxville Super Regional

On to Omaha: Notre Dame

How it happened: Notre Dame upset No. 1 overall Tennessee, becoming the first team this season to win a road series in Knoxville. The Fighting Irish on Friday jumped on the Volunteers for an 8-6 victory, before Tennessee on Saturday rebounded for a 12-4 win to even the series. Tennessee held a 3-1 lead in the seventh inning of Sunday’s finale before home runs by David LaManna and Jack Brannigan gave Notre Dame the lead. The Irish went on to a 7-3 victory to advance to Omaha for the first time since 2002 and just the third time ever. Tennessee became the third straight No. 1 overall seed to exit the NCAA Tournament in super regionals and its season ends with a 57-9 record.

Stanford Super Regional

On to Omaha: Stanford

How it happened: Stanford didn’t make it easy against Connecticut in super regionals, but the Cardinal are headed to the College World Series for the second consecutive year. UConn won Saturday’s opener, 13-12, after racing out to a 9-0 lead against Pac-12 pitcher of the year Alex Williams. Stanford mounted a late comeback, however, scoring six runs in the ninth and never stopped scoring the rest of the weekend. After an 8-2 victory evened the series, the Cardinal put Monday’s finale out of reach with a six-run fourth inning and went on to a 10-5 victory in the clincher. Stanford is headed back to Omaha in back-to-back seasons for the first time since appearing in the event five straight times from 1999-2003.

Corvallis Super Regional

On To Omaha: Auburn

How it happened: After scoring 51 runs last week in a sweep of the Auburn Regional, the Tigers this weekend got it done on the mound. Auburn’s bullpen held Oregon State to one run in 8.1 innings in Saturday’s opener, a 7-5 victory. The Beavers bounced back Sunday with ace Cooper Hjerpe on the mound for a 4-3 victory. But Auburn had the upper hand in game 3, as it held Oregon State to just three hits in a 4-3 win of its own. The Tigers, who were picked last in their division in the preseason SEC coaches poll, are now going back to the College World Series for the second time in three years.

Blacksburg Super Regional

On to Omaha: Oklahoma

How it happened: Oklahoma has been a road warrior for the past month and that continued this week in Blacksburg. On the road for the fourth straight week, Oklahoma beat Virginia Tech in three games to advance to Omaha for the first time since 2010. The Sooners on Friday won a tight, 5-4 game before the Hokies rolled to a 14-8 win to even the series. It was all Oklahoma in the finale, however. The Sooners won, 11-2, and held the Hokies to two hits. Oklahoma is 11-3 over the last four weeks, a run that has seen it win the Big 12 Tournament and now secure the 11th College World Series berth in program history.

College Station Super Regional

On to Omaha: Texas A&M

How it happened: Texas A&M swept Louisville in College Station, but both games were tight. After falling behind in Friday’s opener, the Aggies scored three runs in the final three innings to walk off with a 5-4 victory. In the second game, A&M twice erased early deficits before edging ahead in the seventh inning and holding on for a 4-3 win. The Aggies are headed to Omaha for the first time since 2017, and do so in coach Jim Schlossnagle’s first season with the program.

Hattiesburg Super Regional

On to Omaha: Mississippi

How it happened: Ole Miss swept Southern Mississippi in dominant fashion. The Rebels won Saturday’s opener, 10-0, and then finished off the series with a 5-0 win Sunday. They are just the third team in super regionals history to throw back-to-back shutouts and held the Golden Eagles to just seven hits. Ole Miss, which was one of the last four teams in the Field of 64, advances to the College World Series for the first time since 2014 and the sixth time in program history.

Chapel Hill Super Regional

On to Omaha: Arkansas

How it happened: Arkansas swept North Carolina to advance to the College World Series for the third time in four seasons. The Razorbacks won Saturday’s opener, 4-1, behind a strong start from righthander Connor Noland. The two teams fought through a pair of weather delays Sunday and were locked in a pitcher’s duel. After UNC (playing as the visitor) edged in front in the ninth inning, Arkansas came back in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with a 4-3 win on an RBI single from Brady Slavens. After an excruciating loss in super regionals a year ago, the Razorbacks are headed back to Omaha.

Greenville Super Regional

On to Omaha: Texas

How it happened: Texas, ranked No. 1 in the Preseason Top 25, is headed to the College World Series, but East Carolina didn’t make it easy. The Pirates beat Longhorns ace Pete Hansen in Friday’s opener, 13-7, and held a five-run lead at the seventh-inning stretch on Saturday. From that point, however, it was all Texas. The Longhorns mounted a season-saving comeback and walked off with a 9-8 victory Saturday to force a third game. On Sunday, they scored four runs in the top of the first inning before a lengthy weather delay, but never took their foot off the gas en route to an 11-1 victory. The loss stings for ECU, which faltered at this stage of the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time.

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