Finals wrap up at Stanford next week, but the Cardinal baseball team faces its biggest test in Tallahassee, Fla., this weekend.
After back-to-back come-from-behind wins in regional action last weekend, Stanford (41-16) continues its quest for its first national championship since 1988 against Florida State (46-15) in a best-of-three super regional beginning at 4 p.m. Friday (ESPN2). Read More
STANFORD — The Stanford baseball team landed a top seed in the NCAA tournament Monday after finishing fourth in a loaded Pac-12 Conference this season.
The top billing means that Stanford (37-16) will host one of 16 NCAA regionals to be played across the nation this weekend. The regional will be the 15th held at Stanford since coach Mark Marquess took the helm in 1977 and the first since 2008. Read More
BERKELEY — The late-inning magic that propelled Cal to the College World Series last year wasn’t needed Tuesday. Instead, the Bears jumped on a string of USF miscues to earn a 5-3 victory at Evans Diamond. Read More
With the Stanford softball team off to a an 8-3 start to the 2012 season, senior catcher Maya Burns is hoping to finish her playing career off with a Women’s College World Series title.
While winning the national title has been her goal each of the past three years, she said it carries more weight in her final season. Read More
Cal baseball was on an emotional roller coaster in 2011, nearing the lowest of lows when the entire program was slotted for cancellation, then coming close to the highest of highs by earning a trip to Omaha, Neb., for the College World Series.
An influx of $10 million in donations saved the team in 2011, and this year, the only direction they plan on going is up. Read More
The Cal baseball team has accomplished many things this season, but has one goal left unfinished: winning the school’s first College World Series title since 1957.
“There were moments in fall ball that I thought this team could be special,” Cal second baseman Tony Renda said. “When we didn’t even play a real game yet, it was kind of like, we’ve got something here.” Read More
Chemistry is something almost every successful team has. It’s immeasurable, but everybody knows when a team has it.
This couldn’t be more true than with the Cal baseball team, which is heading to its first College World Series since 1992, and has two pairs of high school teammates, most notably second baseman Tony Renda and pitcher Logan Scott. Read More
The Cal baseball team has staved off elimination on and off the field in 2011, and will be taking that resiliency into the school’s first appearance in the NCAA super regionals against Dallas Baptist at Santa Clara’s Schott Stadium beginning Saturday. Read More
For the first time since 2008, the Stanford baseball team will be playing in the NCAA super regionals beginning Friday, and for much of the team, it will be a new experience in North Carolina. Read More
After finally reaching the postseason for the first time in his final season on the Hilltop, USF senior Connor Bernatz can describe the looming NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament matchup against UCLA in just a few choice words.
“We just want another shot at ’em,” he said.
Today, the Dons get their shot. Read More