Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 6/7/13
Dan McDonnell and the Louisville baseball team is just two wins away from punching their ticket to the College World Series in Omaha, NE. The Cardinal Nine are 49-12 on the year after advancing to the Super Region with wins over Bowling Green, Miami and Oklahoma State last weekend at Jim Patterson Stadium. Dan McDonnell’s club has a tough ask ahead of them and will have to win two out of three games against Vanderbilt in Nashville this weekend. These two programs are very familiar with one another. Louisville has played Vandy in each of the last six seasons. The Commodores have a 22-4 overall advantage in the series. Vandy set a SEC record by going 26-3 in league play in the regular season. “It’s become a common place that we battle not just in the regular season, but the post season,” Dan McDonnell told the media on Thursday. “We look forward to the opportunity. We’ve got a lot of respect for their coaching staff, their players and their program.” Vanderbilt was the last team to be...
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