The final stage of the college baseball season is here.
Beginning Monday, Vanderbilt and Mississippi State University will meet at TD Ameritrade Park, Omaha, Nebraska, to participate in the University World Series finals. Commodores seek their third NCAA championship (second in a row), and Bulldogs Seek their first championship.
Although the path to this point varies, each school participates in the NCAA baseball tournament as a top 10 team and regional host. Vanderbilt competed with the No. 4 seed, while Mississippi State University competed with the No. 7 seed.
Who participated in the finals of the University World Series?
Vanderbilt enters The University World Series is the most popular After the SEC champion Arkansas was eliminated in the Super Zone, he won in Omaha.
However, how the Commodores made it to the final series of the NCAA Baseball Championship is certainly far from standard.
Vanderbilt defeated Stanford in the knockout round and entered the final against North Carolina State University. It defeated the understaffed Wolfpack team 3-1 on Friday, forcing them to have a decisive rematch.However, the second game was never played because the wolves were removed from Due to COVID issues, the University World Series, Let Vanderbilt advance to the final.
On Saturday, the brigadier general waited with the rest of the college baseball world to see who would stand out from another stand. Texas and Mississippi faced each other for the third time in the championship, and the Bulldogs won 4-3.
The Bulldogs and No. 2 Longhorns took turns to beat each other before the bracket final. Mississippi State University won the first game 2-1, sending the Texas team into the knockout round. The Longhorns fought back and then defeated the Bulldogs 8-5 on Friday to force the decisive game on Saturday.
Mississippi State fell behind 3-1 in the fifth inning on Saturday, but then scored three unanswered runs, won the game and finished the upset. Tanner Leggett ended the rally with a single at the bottom of the 9th game to drive Brayland Skinner.
How to watch the finals of the 2021 University World Series?
- date: June 28-30
- location: TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.
- TV channel: ESPN / ESPN2
- live: ESPN+ | Fubo TV
ESPN will continue to report the University World Series through the tournament finals. ESPN2 will report the first and third games (if necessary, the third game), while ESPN will broadcast the second game, which may determine the winner of the three-game series.
Viewers can also watch the University World Series finals on ESPN+ or fuboTV, the latter offers a 7-day free trial.
University World Series schedule and score
Monday, June 28
|Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi||7pm Eastern Time (ESPN2)|
Tuesday, June 29
|Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi||7pm Eastern Time (ESPN)|
Wednesday, June 30
|Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi (if necessary)||7pm Eastern Time (ESPN2)|