college baseball http://wfpl.org en Louisville Cardinals Fall to Vanderbilt In College World Series Opener http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-fall-vanderbilt-college-world-series-opener <p>The Louisville Cardinals baseball team fell behind the Vanderbilt Commodore in the second inning on a wild pitch Saturday, and stayed behind the rest of the game.</p><p>Louisville lost to Vanderbilt 5-3 in its first game of the 2014 College World Series in Omaha.</p><p>The Cardinals will play the Texas Longhorns on Monday in an elimination game (the College World Series is a double-elimination tournament).</p><p>Cardinals ace pitcher Kyle Funkhouser threw the wild pitch in the third and was credited with the loss. Vanderbilt pitcher&nbsp;Carson Fulmer&nbsp;got the win.</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:30:42 +0000 Joseph Lord 9570 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Fall to Vanderbilt In College World Series Opener What to Know About Vanderbilt Before the Cardinals' College World Series Game http://wfpl.org/post/what-know-about-vanderbilt-cardinals-college-world-series-game <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-38bea7d2-9162-7210-89bc-61025076295c"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Louisville Cardinals take on Vanderbilt on Saturday in the opening round of the College Baseball World Series.</span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:09:50 +0000 Michael Homan 9557 at http://wfpl.org What to Know About Vanderbilt Before the Cardinals' College World Series Game Cardinals to Face Vanderbilt Saturday in College World Series Opener http://wfpl.org/post/cardinals-face-vanderbilt-saturday-college-world-series-opener <p>The Louisville Cardinals are bound for Omaha and the <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/championships/baseball/d1">College World Series</a> for the second straight season.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U of L (50-15) will take on Vanderbilt Saturday night in opening round play and the pursuit of the school’s first national baseball title. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:11:50 +0000 Rick Howlett 9526 at http://wfpl.org Cardinals to Face Vanderbilt Saturday in College World Series Opener Louisville Cardinals Play Kennesaw State in the Baseball Super Regionals. So, Who Is Kennesaw State? http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-play-kennesaw-state-baseball-super-regionals-so-who-kennesaw-state <p><strong>Update:</strong> The Louisville Cardinals <a href="/post/ncaa-baseball-u-l-beats-kennesaw-state-super-regional-0">won Friday's game </a>against Kennesaw State. The teams play the second game in the best-of-three series at 7 p.m. Saturday in Louisville. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Earlier: </strong>This afternoon, the Louisville Cardinals begin a best-of-three series against Kennesaw State in the NCAA baseball Super Regional. The series winner goes on to the College World Series.</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:03:05 +0000 Gail Faustyn 9512 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Play Kennesaw State in the Baseball Super Regionals. So, Who Is Kennesaw State? Cards Prepping for College World Series Showdown with IU http://wfpl.org/post/cards-prepping-college-world-series-showdown-iu <p>The University of Louisville baseball team is preparing for the program’s first College World Series appearance since 2007, and just the second in school history. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This will be the first trip to the tournament in Omaha, Nebraska for coach Dan McDonnell’s players, but he’s been there twice, both as a player (with the Citadel in 1990) and a coach (U of L in '07).</span></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:54:43 +0000 Rick Howlett 5722 at http://wfpl.org Cards Prepping for College World Series Showdown with IU Louisville Cardinals, Indiana Hoosiers Make College World Series. And Will Play Each Other. http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-indiana-hoosiers-make-college-world-series-and-will-play-each-other <p>For just the second time in school history, the University of Louisville baseball team is going to the College World Series.</p><p>Jeff Thompson pitched seven strong innings in U of L’s 2-1 victory over No. 2 overall seed Vanderbilt in a NCAA super regional today in Nashville.</p><p>The Cards have won a school-record 51 games this season. They swept their best-of-three series with the Commodores, who defeated U of L 10-2 back in April.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 02:06:00 +0000 Rick Howlett & Associated Press 5708 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals, Indiana Hoosiers Make College World Series. And Will Play Each Other. College Baseball: Louisville Cardinals Play Sunday for World Series Spot http://wfpl.org/post/college-baseball-louisville-cardinals-play-sunday-world-series-spot <p>Matt Helms delivered a two-out, two-run pinch-hit single to lead the University of Louisville baseball team to a 5-3 victory over No. 2 overall seed Vanderbilt in a <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/baseball/d1">NCAA super regional</a> opener Saturday.</p><p>The Cards need one more victory to advance to the College World Series.</p><p>Helms had driven in only three runs all season. But with the bases loaded in the seventh, the senior stepped in and hit a 1-2 pitch from Vanderbilt closer Brian Miller down the third-base line.</p> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 22:54:35 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5705 at http://wfpl.org College Baseball: Louisville Cardinals Play Sunday for World Series Spot U of L Baseball Team Returning to NCAA Super Regionals http://wfpl.org/post/u-l-baseball-team-returning-ncaa-super-regionals <p>For just the third time in school history, the University of Louisville baseball team has reached the <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/baseball/d1">NCAA super regionals</a>.</p><p>The Cards swept their three regional games last weekend before more than 4,000 fans at Jim Patterson Stadium to advance to the next stage and a chance to go to the College World Series.</p><p>It’s U of L’s first super regional appearance since 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Coach Dan McConnell calls it the reward for a having a great season.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:39:14 +0000 Rick Howlett 5633 at http://wfpl.org U of L Baseball Team Returning to NCAA Super Regionals