Omaha's Rosenblatt Stadium has hosted the College World Series since 1950, and remains one of the nation's best places to see a ballgame.
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Oregon State ace Kevin Gunderson celebrates after recording the final out of the Beavers 2-0 win over Rice. The Beavers will face North Carolina in the championship round of the College World Series.
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Senior Eddie Degerman delivers a pitch during Rice's pivotal matchup against Oregon State. Unfortunately for Degerman, the Owls' batters couldn't get going and the team suffered a 2-0 loss and were eliminated from the College World Series.
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Rice freshman Jimmy Comerota sits dejected after the Owls were eliminated by Oregon State, 2-0. After scoring a run in the fourth inning of its 3-2 in over Miami on Monday, Rice failed to score in a CWS-record 23 consecutive innings. The Owls hit .121 (7-for-58) in the two games against the Beavers.
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Joey Side (10) knew to slide, but it was to no avail. Oregon State shortstop Darwin Barney (10) made the out at second, shoring up the Beavers' 5-3 closeout victory over Georgia on Monday.
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Georgia's Gordon Beckham (6) tags out Barney here, but the Bulldog shortstop would not get it done in the clutch. Beckham hit into a game-ending double play to end the game, dooming Georgia with Matt Olson and Ryan Peisel left on base.
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Mike Stutes (33) pitched 6 1/3 glistening innings on Tuesday, allowing just one run against Miami in an 8-1 win. The righty surrendered just four hits to the Hurricanes, thanks in part to the Beavers' outstanding defense.
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Oregon State third baseman Shea McFeely (29) obliterated an offering from Miami's Jon McLean to lead off the fourth inning, extending the Beavers' lead to 6-0. The ball -- coming on an 0-1 pitch -- landed deep in the second section of seats in left field.
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Cal State Fullerton's Ryan Paul pitched a final scoreless inning in a losing effort Wednesday as the Titans fell to North Carolina 6-5. Tar Heel Andrew Miller, the sixth overall pick in the 2006 MLB Draft, came in for the save.
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Titans backstop John Curtis collides with his counterpart, North Carolina's Benji Johnson (26), in a play at the plate. Curtis took off for home on a potential game-tying suicide squeeze by Blake Davis, but had no chance when Fullerton reliever Andrew Carignan fielded the bunt.
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Rice shortstop Brian Friday takes care of Miami first baseman Yonder Alonso at second as the Owls rolled to a 3-2 victory Monday night.
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Owls catcher Danny Lehmann finds safe passage at first base thanks to a fielding error by Hurricanes first baseman Yonder Alonso.
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Clemson's Tyler Colvin slides home for one of the Tigers' six runs on Tuesday night. It wouldn't be enough, however, as Cal State Fullerton came from behind to win, 7-6.
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Titans starter Wes Roemer is thrilled after closing out Cal State Fullerton's 7-6 victory over Clemson, getting Stan Widmann to fly out and then fanning pinch-hitter Ben Hall for his first save.
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Oregon State's Chris Kunda tries to turn a double play during the Beavers 5-0 victory on Wednesday against Rice at Rosenblatt Stadium.
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Rice had its chances to get on the board, but couldn't muster anything against Oregon State, which advanced to the championship series against North Carolina. "The Owls ended the season at 57-12.
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