Late heroics kept the Vandy baseball season alive Wednesday night at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
Down to their final out and trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the 9th the Commodores tied the game thanks to an Enrique Bradfield RBI single. Then down to their last strike Spencer Jones scored on a wild pitch as Vandy walked off winning in improbable fashion 6-5 to stave off elimination.
The Commodores now advance to the final of bracket 1. They’ll face NC State Friday at 1:00 (ESPN 2) needing to win to force an decisive game Saturday with the winner of that contest advancing to the championship round of the College World Series.
In bracket two action in Omaha Texas and Virginia meet in an elimination game Thursday night (6:00 ESPN 2) with the victor moving into the bracket 2 final vs Mississippi State Friday night at 6:00.