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The Oregon State Beavers advanced to their fifth College World Series on Monday night, holding off Kansas State in a 4-3 victory in game three of the Corvallis Super Regionals.The Beavers jumped out to an early lead on a two-run home run by Danny Hayes in the second inning, a 2-0 lead that would become a 4-0 lead after the top of the fifth.Kansas State would attempt a late-inning comeback, scoring one run in the bottom of the sixth and two runs in the eighth off of Beavers starter Ben Wetzler. However, staff ace Matt Boyd, after throwing 123 pitches on Saturday, came into close out the game and cement the Beavers’ trip to Omaha.Boyd pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings, closing out the game for Oregon State. The key play of the game was a Michael Conforto outfield assist at the plate, as the Beavers slugger threw out the Wildcats Blair DeBord at the plate and preserved a 4-3 lead, ending the two-run inning by the Wildcats.A strong all-around effort by Oregon State allowed the Beavers to advance to their first College World Series since 2007. The number three ranked Beavers look to bring home their third NCAA title in school history, having won back-to-back titles in 2006 and 2007.
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Perhaps it is a good sign for the Oregon State Beavers that a team clad in black and orange has won two of the past three Major League World Series. After a five year hiatus, Pat Casey has the Beavs headed back to the promise land where they will try to follow the San Francisco Giants’ lead and put the championship trophy into the hands of the black and orange once again.
On Monday night, the Oregon State Beavers closed out Kansas State in the Super Regional baseball finale, 4-3. A must win game for each team, the Beavers proved their superiority. Kansas State certainly gave OSU all it could handle. However, where the Beavers had the clear advantage is what ultimately gave them the win: starting pitching.
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OREGON STATE FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS for the six-game home schedule are available beginning Tuesday, June 11 for new purchasers, OSU said in a release. Ticket locations will be assigned at the time of purchase. The 2013 home schedule is highlighted by visits from Pac-12 champion Stanford, Pacific Northwest rival Washington and a special Friday night battle with USC.
ALL 17 OF OREGON STATE's athletic programs are in compliance with the Academic Progress Report guidelines, as the NCAA released its 2011-12 APR figures this week. The OSU football team's four-year average was fourth best in the Pac-12.
Following a 6-2 loss to Kansas State in game one of the Corvallis Super Regional on Saturday, Oregon State bounced back with a 12-4 rout of the Wildcats in game two, evening the series for Monday night’s elimination game.Oregon State came out swinging, scoring five runs in the first inning. Michael Conforto and Dylan Davis led the charge with solo home runs, followed by a Ryan...