- Behind a fantastic outing from pitcher Bryce Fehmel, Oregon State knocked off Vanderbilt on Saturday night to officially clinch their sixth trip to Omaha in program history. The Beavers will now await the winner of the Long Beach State-Cal State Fullerton series, which culminates in a “winner-take-all” game on Sunday. The official NCAA College World Series bracket will announced on Monday night at 8:00 PM PT.
- When you punch your ticket to Omaha, you get GoPro footage! From the dugout to the pitcher’s mound dogpile, the OSU athletic department got this unique video of the team in mid-celebration mode as they just found they secured their trip. It’s a pretty classic view in the moment, which features some nausea-inducing camera movement and a whole lot of happiness.
- Oregon State’s win gained quick traction around the Twitter universe, starting with the the athletic department also sharing a gem of a picture from the after-effect of Christian Donahue’s highlight reel catch, a likely “SportsCenter Top 10” play. The team’s account then reminded us that the Beavers lead the country in consecutive victories at 21 straight wins, while Rob Anderson, Creighton S.I.D. and general “College World Series number guy”, shared another remarkable stat in which the Beavers lead the country, that you probably didn’t know about.
- It’s time to relive all the highlights from last night in all their glory. No links just great, memorable clips from a remarkable victory on their home field.
- Recaps! Recaps! Get your recaps here! And while we don’t play favorites, be sure not to miss Bob Clark’s piece for The Register-Guard, which features quotes from both Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin and Oregon State head coach Pat Casey.
In the midst of all this well-deserved baseball coverage, we also have our “Oregon State Football: Opponent Spring Previews” firing up, to break-down each of the Beavers opponent for the upcoming season. Take a look at what Colorado State may bring to the table in the opening game of the 2017 college football season or learn a bit more about local adversary Portland State, the Beavers first home opponent this fall.