VANDERBILT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VANDERBILT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College World Series: Vanderbilt tops Virginia for 1st national title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58116535-77/virginia-vanderbilt-norwood-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58116535-77/virginia-vanderbilt-norwood-hit.html.csp">College World Series: Vanderbilt tops Virginia for 1st national title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • For a guy who doesn’t hit many home runs, John Norwood’s timing was impeccable. Norwood’s tie-breaking homer in the top of the eighth inning carried Vanderbilt to a 3-2 win over Virginia on Wednesday night for the Commodores’ first national championship. Norwood turned on Nick Howard’s 97 mph fastball and sent it into the left field bullpen. Then Hayden Stone and Adam Ravenelle closed out the third and deciding game of the College World Series finals. It was Norwood’s third homer o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581165352014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T23:20:09.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58116535@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:09 MDT College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp">College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Olson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Vanderbilt capitalized on Virginia starter Nathan Kirby’s sudden loss of control to score nine runs in the third inning, then held off the Cavaliers to win 9-8 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night. The Commodores (50-20) can win their first national championship in a men’s sport with a win Tuesday night. Tyler Campbell continued his improbable breakout for the Commodores, doubling twice in the third inning. His second double came off reliever Whit Mayberry with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581061682014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58106168@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:40:17 MDT Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp">Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Augie Garrido’s Texas baseball teams are always built on pitching and defense, and the Longhorns sure are showing it at the College World Series. Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss combined for Texas’ second straight shutout, and the Longhorns forced a second-bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday. The Longhorns (46-20) and Commodores (48-20) will meet again Saturday, with the winner advancing to the best-of-three finals against Virginia or Mississippi. Those tea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580960352014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58096035@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:35:02 MDT Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp">Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Tyler Campbell’s bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Vanderbilt a 4-3 win over Texas on Saturday night and sent the Commodores to the College World Series finals against Virginia. Campbell was in his second game filling in for third baseman Xavier Turner, who was ruled ineligible Friday for a violation of NCAA rules. Campbell had only 21 at-bats this season when he stepped to the plate in the 10th. He sent a slow grounder toward shortstop C.J. Hinojosa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580984692014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT College World Series: Irvine rallies in 8th to top Texas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58069785-77/texas-game-irvine-sparks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58069785-77/texas-game-irvine-sparks.html.csp">College World Series: Irvine rallies in 8th to top Texas</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T16:53:42.329-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • With the wind blowing in at 35 mph at cavernous TD Ameritrade Park, UC Irvine’s Taylor Sparks hit the longest ball all day. It barely reached the warning track. But with Texas’ outfield playing extremely shallow Saturday, his drive to left-center for his nation-leading ninth triple was more than enough to get the Anteaters’ offense going in a 3-1 victory over Texas in the opening game of the College World Series. “The wind was really howling, so I knew anything lifted, it wasn’t go...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580697852014-06-15T16:53:42.329-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T16:53:42.329-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58069785@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:53:42 MDT Juco DB from San Jose commits to BYU; DT Peoples to transfer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58055700-65/byu-vanderbilt-calif-peoples.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58055700-65/byu-vanderbilt-calif-peoples.html.csp">Juco DB from San Jose commits to BYU; DT Peoples to transfer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T14:10:22.869-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A sixth football player has committed to join the BYU football program in 2015. Khari Vanderbilt, who will be a defensive back at San Jose (Calif.) City College this fall, committed to BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall on Tuesday morning during an unofficial campus visit. Vanderbilt, 6-foot-2, 185 pounds, graduated from Independence High in San Jose and was referred to BYU by SJCC defensive backs coach Fred Stewart, who also guided starting cornerback Robertson Daniel to BYU last year. Vander...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055700@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:10:22 MDT