It was Kumar Rocker (Friday) and Jack Leiter (Saturday) as the Vandy Boys shut down East Carolina and are headed back to the College Baseball World Series. The two outstanding pitchers led the Commodores (45-15) to the final 8.
Vanderbilt, technically, is the defending national champions having won the event in 2019. There was no College World Series in 2020 due to COVID-19.
The complete College Baseball World Series bracket will be set after other games come to a close.
On Sunday, the Tennessee Vols made it two teams from the same state to make it to the College Baseball World Series in 2021. The Sunday win puts Tennessee in the World Series for the first time since 2005.
The Vols hit the longball with 6 homers during a hot afternoon in Knoxville, disposing of LSU 15-6.
The (49-16) Vols beat LSU 4-2 on Saturday while also battling the rain.
Jake Rucker had a big day for Vols at the plate on Sunday with 2 homers and he knocked in 4 runs.
The first day of College World Series games is Saturday, June 19.