Huskers Head to Omaha for First College World Series

By NU Athletic Communications

Nebraska in the 2001 College World Series
Current Record: 50-14, 20-8 Big 12 (Big 12 Champions, College World Series Qualifier)

Rankings: 3rd (Collegiate Baseball); 3rd (Baseball America); 4th (Baseball Weekly/ESPN)

CWS: June 8: Game 2 vs. Cal State-Fullerton (Rosenblatt Stadium, Omaha, Neb.)

No. 8 Nebraska (50-14) vs. No. 1 Cal State-Fullerton (46-16)
Friday, June 8 - Rosenblatt Stadium - Omaha, Neb. - 6:07 p.m.
Radio: Pinnacle Sports Network - also TV: ESPN
NU #28 RHP Shane Komine, Jr. (14-1, 3.27 ERA)
CSF #2 RHP Kirk Saarlos, Sr. (15-2, 2.24 ERA)

NU vs. CSF Series History: CSF leads 1-0, (CSF 9, NU 7 at Fullerton, March 8, 1984)
NU vs. CSF This Season: Did Not Play

Sunday: Nebraska vs. No. 4 Stanford (48-16) or No. 5 Tulane (55-11)
Sunday, June 10 - Rosenblatt Stadium - Omaha, Neb. - 2:07 or 6:07 p.m.
Nebraska Possible Starters

#33 LHP Jamie Rodrigue, So. (6-3, 6.03 ERA)
or #22 RHP R.D. Spiehs, Jr. (8-3, 4.86 ERA)
or #36 LHP Brian Rodaway, Sr. (4-3, 5.71 ERA)

Huskers Head to Omaha for First College World Series; Battle Top-Seeded Cal State-Fullerton on Friday Night
Lincoln -- The No. 8 seed Nebraska baseball team (50-14) claimed its first-ever trip to the College World Series by sweeping eighth-ranked Rice in the first two games of the NCAA Super Regional at Buck Beltzer Stadium in Lincoln, June 1-2.

The third-ranked Huskers will make the 50-minute drive down Interstate-80 to Rosenblatt Stadium and the 55th Annual College World Series June 8-16, where the Huskers will open play with the top-seeded Cal State-Fullerton Titans (46-16) on Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. Nebraska


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