After blasting its way through the first round of the postseason, the Stanford baseball team’s season ended just one step short of the College World Series when it dropped two games to North Carolina in the Chapel Hill Super Regional in early June. Despite finishing short of its ultimate goal–a chance to play for a national title in 2011–the Cardinal’s run to the Supers for the first time since 2008 showed that the young, explosive team looks primed for a run to Omaha in 2012.
College World Series
After sweeping the Cal Bears to close the regular season last weekend, the Stanford baseball team finished the year with a winning conference record and secured its place in the postseason. The Cardinal will travel to Cal State-Fullerton this weekend to open the NCAA Baseball Championship as the No. 2 seed in the Fullerton Regional.
The Stanford baseball team’s season came to a swift end on Saturday afternoon, as it lost its second consecutive game to drop out of the NCAA Tournament…