baseball-d1 flag | June 25, 2015

Numbers of the night: 2015 CWS Finals Game 3

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 of Game 3 of the College World Series Finals.

Virginia entered the NCAA tournament with 34 wins on the year
It's been 47 years since a team trailed entering the ninth inning and rallied to win the CWS. 
Virginia's Nathan Kirby is making his first relief appearance in 30 outings. 
Brandon Waddell finished his night by retiring the last 11 Vanderbilt batters he faced.
Kenny Towns moved into a tie with Florida's Peter Alonso for the most RBI driven in in the 2015 CWS with 7.
Virginia is the first team in 13 years to force a lead change in a CWS winner-take-all game.
Freshman Pavin Smith has driven in all three of Virginia's runs through the fifth inning. He didn't have an RBI in the CWS before tonight.
Vanderbilt pitcher Ben Bowden makes CWS history by appearing in all three Finals games.
Virginia beat Arkansas 5-3 in Game 1 this year.
Freshman Pavin Smith's home run brings Virginia level with Vanderbilt in the fourth inning. It's also the first homer given up by Vanderbilt at the CWS this year.
Vanderbilt has won 44 of 48 games this year when it has led by at least two runs. 
Vanderbilt's Walker Buehler worked out of trouble in the first, and has racked up three strikeouts through two innings.
Just like football โ€” run and stop the run.
128, 14
Offense is way up at this yearโ€™s CWS.
Division I
Baseball Championship
June 14 - 24, 2024
Charles Schwab Field Omaha | Omaha, NE

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