It’s game day!
The Arizona Wildcats are in the College World Series for the 18th time in school history, first since 2016 when they reached the CWS championship series and lost in three games to Coastal Carolina.
The UA (45-16) opens this year’s CWS against the defending national champion, Vanderbilt (45-15). The Commodores won the 2019 title, with no tournament held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s all the info you need to tune in to Saturday’s opener.
- First pitch: 4 p.m. PT
- Venue: TD Ameritrade Stadium, Omaha, Neb.
- TV channel: ESPN
- Live stream: WatchESPN.com
- Live stats: Stat Broadcast
- Twitter: Follow @AZDesertSwarm and our Brian Pedersen (@realBJP) and Ryan Kelapire (@RKelapire) for game updates.
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