Supers Start Friday

NCAA Nashville Super Regional information announced

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt and Duke open the NCAA Nashville Super Regional on Friday at 5 p.m. from Hawkins Field, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced Tuesday morning. The opening contest can be seen on ESPN2.

Saturday’s middle game is set for 8 p.m. on ESPNU and Sunday’s if-necessary winner-take-all finale will be at 2 p.m. on ESPN2. All three contests can be heard on WNSR 560 AM/95.9 FM and VUCommodores.com.

The Commodores (52-10) are making their eighth super regional appearance in the last 10 seasons and are eyeing their first trip to the College World Series since 2015. The club outscored opponents 28-8 at the Nashville Regional, highlighted by a 12-1 win Sunday night against Indiana State.

Duke (34-25) is headed to its second consecutive super regional after sweeping through the NCAA Morgantown Regional. The Blue Devils and Commodores are meeting for the second time in an as many seasons. Vandy won 2-of-3 contests at Hawkins Field to open its 2018 campaign.