baseball-d1 flag | June 22, 2015

Numbers of the night

The College World Series is just full of numbers. For instance, roughly 2.5 percent of Division I team (8 of 301) make it to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, and get the chance to win the national championship.

We take a look at some of the key stats and figures to come from Game 1 of the College World Series Finals.

Vanderbilt 5, Virginia 1
Only seven Cavaliers were able to get the ball out of the infield against Vanderbilt pitcher Carson Fulmer.
Jack Gerstenmaier's ninth-inning RBI single snaps Vanderbilt bullpen's 22-inning scoreless streak in the NCAA tourney.
In roughly 53 percent of Carson Fulmer's starts (10 of 19), he has held the opposition scoreless.
Vanderbilt's Carson Fulmer finishes his night with eight strikeouts, upping his CWS total to 15 in 13.2 innings pitched.
Four of Vanderbilt's five runs have come with two outs in an inning.
Ro Coleman breaks a 12 at-bat hitless drought at the CWS to drive in Vanderbilt's third run of the game.
Vanderbilt freshman Will Toffey has two hits and three RBI in the CWS after his sixth-inning, two-RBI double to give the Commodores the lead in the bottom of the sixth.
This is the first game in the CWS Finals -- or title game -- to be scoreless heading into the sixth in 54 years.
Vanderbilt's Carson Fulmer is the first pitcher to start consecutive CWS Finals games in 54 years.
The past six national champions have all won Game 1 of the CWS Finals. 
Division I
Baseball Championship
June 14 - 24, 2024
Charles Schwab Field Omaha | Omaha, NE

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