Mississippi State baseball beat Vanderbilt, 9-0, to win the 2021 College World Series for the school’s first ever national championship in a team sport.
Mississippi State infielder Kellum Clark (11), center, celebrates a three-run home run against Vanderbilt during the seventh inning in Game 3 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Mississippi State baseball beat Vanderbilt, 9-0, to win the 2021 College World Series for the school’s first ever national championship in a team sport.
MSU starter Will Bednar went six innings without giving up a hit, while striking out four.
Vanderbilt didn’t get its first hit until the bottom of the 8th with one out on a single by Carter Young.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings. MSU tacked on two more in the 5th knocking Vandy ace & 2019 CWS Most Outstanding Player Kumar Rocker out of the game after going just 4.1 innings, giving up five runs (four earned) on six hits while striking out six.
Logan Tanner & Kellum Clark both belted home runs in the top of the 7th for Mississippi State.
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