Tennessee 12, Wichita State 2
Tennessee 12, Wichita State 2
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee's Rob Fitzgerald went 4-for-6 with a home run, and the Volunteers had 18 hits to beat Wichita State and win the Knoxville Regional. The Vols (44-19) advanced to the NCAA super regionals and will play the winner of the Atlanta regional. Wichita State (51-24) earned a berth in the final after a 3-2 victory over Winthrop. Right-hander Craig Cobb (7-4) pitched a complete game, allowing eight hits and two runs. Shockers starter Kyle Touchatt (3-5) took the loss, lasting just one-third of an inning.
Nebraska 10, Creighton 2
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Zach Kroenke struck out a career-high 13 in a complete game, and No. 3 ranked Cornhuskers advanced to the super regionals. Nebraska (54-13) will host Miami or Mississippi State in the best-of-three super regional.
Creighton 11, N.C. State 9
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Tony Daniel's grand slam in the seventh inning gave Creighton the lead for good and eliminated North Carolina State. The Bluejays sent 10 batters to the plate in the bottom of the seventh against N.C. State (41-19). Daniel's shot was his first career grand slam and gave Creighton an 11-8 lead.
Florida 23, Notre Dame 3
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Brian Leclerc and Jeff Corsaletti drove in four runs apiece, Alan Horne settled down after a shaky start and Florida easily won the Gainesville regional. The Gators advanced to next weekend's super regionals, when they will host Florida State. Florida swept through the regional and outscored their opponents 36-8 in the three victories.
Notre Dame 3, North Carolina 0
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Dan Kapala threw eight shutout innings, Craig Cooper drove in two runs and the Irish eliminated North Carolina (41-19-1). The right-hander scattered eight hits and was aided by three double plays. Notre Dame set a team record with 67 double plays this season, breaking the previous mark set in 2002.
Florida St. 10, Auburn 4
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Shane Robinson hit a three-run homer and Kevin Lynch threw 4 2-3 scoreless innings in relief to help the Seminoles advance to the super regionals for the seventh straight year. Florida State (53-18) was undefeated in the double-elimination regional, handing Auburn (34-26) both of its losses. The Seminoles will meet intrastate rival Florida next weekend in a best-of-three series, with the winner advancing to the College World Series in Omaha.
Auburn 12, Army 3
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Cliff Mullins pitched five shutout innings and Auburn got 16 hits, including three home runs, to eliminate Army (39-14). Tyler Johnstone had four singles, drove in a pair of runs and scored three times while Jeff Boutwell, Derek Sain and Bruce Edwards homered for the Tigers, who led 12-0 after the sixth.
Clemson 8, Oral Roberts 3
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Kris Harvey had two home runs to lead the Tigers into the NCAA super regionals. Harvey, the son of former major leaguer Bryan Harvey, had solo homers in the fourth and sixth innings to lead the Tigers (42-21) to their fifth super regional series since the NCAA started the format in 1999.
Oral Roberts 6, College of Charleston 0
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Dennis Bigley drove in three runs and Oral Roberts eliminated College of Charleston. Charleston (48-15) had only four hits against Nick Jones (8-2) and 11 in their three tournament games.
Mississippi 20, Oklahoma 5
OXFORD, Miss. -- Barry Gunther and Brian Pettway each homered, Chris Coghlan and Stephen Head had three RBIs apiece, and Ole Miss tied its season high for runs to win the Oxford regional. After winning three regional games in three days by a combined 32-8, the Rebels will play host to the Austin regional champ. Rebels starter Eric Fowler (7-2) worked seven solid innings, allowing three runs on eight hits. Oklahoma pitcher P.J. Sandoval (3-3) gave up nine runs on 11 hits in 51/3 innings for the Sooners (35-26).
Oklahoma 11, Maine 10
OXFORD, Miss. -- Freddy Rodriguez singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and Oklahoma blew a late six-run lead before rallying to beat Maine in an elimination game.
Arizona State 9, Coastal Carolina 5
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Colin Curtis hit a three-run homer to help Arizona State advance to the super regionals. The Sun Devils (37-22) will meet the winner of the Fullerton regional next weekend.
Coastal Carolina 14, UNLV 10
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Michael DeJesus drove in four runs, including a three-run triple, and Coastal Carolina ousted UNLV (35-29). The Chanticleers sent 14 men to the plate against three UNLV pitchers in the fourth to take a 13-4 lead.
Texas 19, Arkansas 8
AUSTIN -- Taylor Teagarden hit a home run and three doubles as Texas avoided elimination. Drew Stubbs led the Longhorns (48-15) with four runs, and Texas' 19 runs and 21 hits were both the most allowed by Arkansas (39-21) this season.
Texas 12, Miami of Ohio 5
AUSTIN -- Adrian Alaniz pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts as Texas eliminated Miami of Ohio (45-18). Will Crouch had four hits, three RBIs and scored three runs for the Longhorns. Taylor Teagarden added a three-run home run and David Maroul hit a two-run shot. Chance Wheeless also scored three runs for Texas. Alaniz, who retired the first nine batters he faced, gave up two earned runs on seven hits and one walk.
LONG BEACH REGIONAL
Pepperdine 6, Long Beach St. 3
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Pepperdine's Barry Enright pitched seven strong innings and Adrian Ortiz had three hits to eliminate the region's No. 1 seed. Enright, the West Coast Conference freshman of the year, gave up six hits and three runs, improving his record to 10-1.
Baylor 8, TCU 3
WACO, Texas -- Chase Gerdes went 3-for-4 and collected four RBIs to lead Baylor. The Bears (41-21) will meet either TCU or Stanford. Reliever Abe Woody, who took over for Mark McCormick after 42/3 innings, got the victory. Woody (9-3) allowed one earned run on five hits while striking out three and walking none.