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10:45 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

NCAA Baseball: Louisville Cards Headed to College World Series

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Nick Solak's two-run homer in the top of the fifth inning propelled the Louisville Cardinals to a 7-4 win over Kennesaw State on Saturday night, sending the Cards to their second straight College World Series and third in school history.

The Cardinals have made it to the College World Series three times since coach Dan McDonnell was hired in 2007. Before his arrival in Louisville, the Cardinals had never won a game in the NCAA tournament.

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Local News
6:54 pm
Sat June 8, 2013

College Baseball: Louisville Cardinals Play Sunday for World Series Spot

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 NCAA super regional opener Saturday.

The Cards need one more victory to advance to the College World Series.

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.

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Local News
2:55 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Cards to Face Vanderbilt for College World Series Berth

The University of Louisville baseball team is two victories away from a trip to the College World Series, but the Cards will have to get past one of the country's best teams. 

U of L visits Vanderbilt this weekend for a best-of-three series in the NCAA super regional round.

Vandy is the number two national seed and defeated the Cards 10-2 in their last meeting in April.

But U of L has gone 19-2 since then.

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Local News
2:39 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

U of L Baseball Team Returning to NCAA Super Regionals

For just the third time in school history, the University of Louisville baseball team has reached the NCAA super regionals.

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.

It’s U of L’s first super regional appearance since 2009.  

Coach Dan McConnell calls it the reward for a having a great season.

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