CWS Highlights: Vanderbilt 3 – Virginia 2

06/26/2014

John NorwoodOMAHA, NE – It took 120 years, but first the first time in school history, Vanderbilt has a national championship in a men’s sport.

The Commodores topped Virginia 3-2 in Game Three of the College World Series with the big blow coming off the bat of John Norwood. The Vanderbilt center fielder broke a 2-2 tie in the 8th with a home run off hard-throwing Virginia reliever Nick Howard.

Carson Fulmer pitched five-plus solid innings before giving way to Hayden Stone and Adam Ravenelle, who tossed up zeroes in relief.

After Norwood’s home run, Virginia loaded the bases in the bottom of the eighth, but Ravenelle shut the door with back-to-back ground outs.

Kevin Kugler and Scott Graham called the action from TD Ameritrade Park.

(Vanderbilt scores the opening run on a Virginia error)

(Carson Fulmer gets his fifth strikeout of the game in the fifth inning)

(Vince Conde’s RBI single makes it 2-0)

(Daniel Pinero cuts the lead in half with an RBI single)

(Virginia ties the game at 2-2 on a Vanderbilt error in the sixth)

(John Norwood goes yard to make it 3-2 Commodores)

(Adam Ravenelle gets out of a jam in the 8th to keep Vanderbilt ahead)

(Rhett Wiseman makes a diving catch to start the bottom of the 9th)

(The final call as Vanderbilt wins the national championship)

(John Norwood’s postgame interview with Ted Emrich)

(Adam Ravenelle’s postgame interview with Ted Emrich)

(Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin’s postgame interview with Ted Emrich)

(Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor’s postgame interview with Ted Emrich)

(Kevin Kugler and Scott Graham recap the finale of the 2014 College World Series)

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