Virginia scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally past Maryland, 5-4, in Game 2 of NCAA Super Regional action at Davenport Field.
Fresh off its first regional championship, Illinois eyes its first Super Regional championship and College World Series berth.
Despite 7.1 innings of stalwart pitching from sophomore Mike Shawaryn, Maryland fell to Virginia, 5-3, Friday evening in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regionals at Davenport Field.
The 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft starts at 6 p.m. ET Monday, and several Big Ten players and signees can expect to be selected in the three-day event.
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The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship.
Former Maryland football standout Shawne Merriman saw the smiles and heard the “Lights Out” cheers as he walked by the field, on his way to deliver a pregame speech to the Terrapins’ baseball team.
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If the college baseball world didn’t believe before, it has to following NCAA regional action. The Big Ten can play baseball, there’s no doubt about it.