Six-run second sends Virginia past Arkansas, to Super Regional
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Brandon Waddell allowed two runs in 6.2 innings and Virginia scored six times in the second inning and won the Charlottesville Regional with a 9-2 victory against Arkansas on Sunday night.
Waddell (8-3) extended the scoreless inning streak for Cavaliers starting pitchers to 21.2 innings before allowing a two-out, two-run homer to Krisjon Wilkerson in the seventh.
The Razorbacks (40-25) beat Bucknell 10-0 earlier in the day to reach the final, but Waddell allowed just seven hits before Whit Mayberry finished, allowing just one hit.
The Cavaliers (47-13) advanced to a Super Regional for the fifth time in six years. They will face ACC foe Maryland, which stunned South Carolina with a pair of wins.
The Cavaliers got on the board on a single, a hit batter and two walks in the third. Derek Fisher and John La Prise later added two-run singles.