KGUN 9 On Your SideNews

Actions

UA Baseball punches ticket to CWS in Omaha

Posted: 8:57 PM, Jun 11, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-13 02:07:46Z

Arizona baseball defeats Mississippi State in the NCAA Super Regional to punch a ticket to Omaha's College World Series.

The Wildcats win over the Bulldogs after a Cesar Salazar single that would give Arizona a 6-5 walkoff win in 11 innings.

Going into the eight inning and down four runs, Arizona tabbed five straight hits with no outs.  Ryan Aguilar hit a 3-run home run to make the score 5-4.  

Cody Ramer then hit the game-tying run with a leadoff double in the 9th inning.  Alfonso Rivas brought ramer home with an RBI-single to tie the game at 5.

Arizona heads to Omaha for the 17th time in program history.  The Wildcats had not played in the postseason since 2012, when Andy Lopez's team won the College World Series title.