College Baseball Regional 2017: Results, Highlights and Bracket from Saturday

LSU's Nick Coomes hits an RBI-single in the fifth inning of an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game against Texas Southern in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, June 2, 2017. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Teams were back on the field Saturday for the second day of the NCAA baseball tournament regionals with spots in the regional finals on the line.

Sixteen different cities played host to games Saturday, and 16 games determined an elimination, while another 16 decided who would move on to a regional final with an opportunity to reach the super regionals further down the line.

Along with a full listing of results for Saturday’s games thus far, here is a closer look at how every regional contest was determined.

2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament Bracket

Saturday’s NCAA Baseball Regional Scores

Chapel Hill Regional

North Carolina def. Michigan, 8-1

Florida Gulf Coast vs. Davidson, 6 p.m. ET

Winston-Salem Regional

Maryland def. UMBC, 16-2

Wake Forest vs. West Virginia, 7 p.m. ET

Houston Regional

Houston vs. Baylor, 3 p.m. ET

Texas A&M vs. Iowa, 8 p.m. ET

Lubbock Regional

Arizona vs. Delaware, 3 p.m. ET

Texas Tech vs. Sam Houston State, 7 p.m. ET

Lexington Regional

Indiana def. Ohio, 11-2

Kentucky vs. NC State, 7 p.m. ET

Tallahassee Regional

Florida State def. UCF, 6-1

Auburn vs. Tennessee Tech, 7 p.m. ET

Louisville Regional

Xavier def. Radford, 3-1

Louisville vs. Oklahoma, 7 p.m. ET

Clemson Regional

UNC-Greensboro def. St. John’s, 3-1

Clemson vs. Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. ET

Gainesville Regional

Bethune-Cookman def. Marist, 4-2

Florida vs. South Florida, 7 p.m. ET

Corvallis Regional

Holy Cross def. Nebraska, 7-4

Oregon State vs. Yale, 10 p.m. ET

Long Beach Regional

UCLA vs. San Diego State, 4 p.m. ET

Long Beach State vs. Texas, 10 p.m. ET

Stanford Regional

Stanford def. BYU, 9-1

CSU Fullerton vs. Stanford, 10 p.m. ET

Hattiesburg Regional

Mississippi State vs. Illinois-Chicago, 2 p.m. ET

Southern Miss vs. South Alabama, 7 p.m. ET

Baton Rouge Regional

Rice vs. Texas Southern, 3 p.m. ET

LSU vs. SE Louisiana, 8 p.m. ET

Fort Worth Regional

Virginia vs. Dallas Baptist, 3 p.m. ET

TCU vs. Central Connecticut State, 8 p.m. ET

Fayetteville Regional

Oklahoma State vs. Oral Roberts, 3 p.m. ET

Arkansas vs. Missouri State, 8 p.m. ET

Saturday’s Results

Indiana 11, Ohio 2

The Indiana Hoosiers sent the Ohio Bobcats packing Saturday with a dominant 11-2 win at Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

Ohio seized a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but Indiana scored 11 unanswered runs, including three in the fourth, and a four-run outburst in the eighth.

Outfielder Logan Sowers went 4-for-5 with three home runs and five RBI in the Hoosiers’ triumph.

Jonathan Stiever hurled a complete game for Indiana, allowing just seven hits and two runs, while striking out four.

Indiana will remain in the tournament and play the loser of Kentucky vs. NC State on Sunday in another elimination game.

Florida State 6, UCF 1

Florida State avoided an early exit Saturday by beating UCF 6-1 on its home field at Dick Howser Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida.

Despite being the top seed in the region, the Seminoles were in danger of getting eliminated, but instead they took out the Knights.

The Seminoles’ power was on display Saturday, as both Taylor Walls and Jackson Lueck homered in the game.

Pitcher Tyler Holton was the unquestioned MVP, however, firing a complete game with 13 strikeouts. Holton allowed just six hits and one run, but it was unearned due to an error.

The loser of Auburn against Tennessee Tech is next for FSU.

Xavier 3, Radford 1

Xavier dominated on the mound Saturday to defeat Cinderella team Radford 3-1 and stay alive in the tournament.

The Musketeers allowed just two hits in the game, with Garrett Schilling throwing seven strong innings and giving up just one run.

Xavier had only five hits in its own right, but it managed to manufacture one run in the second, fourth and fifth innings, which was enough to prevail behind Schilling’s showing.

The Musketeers await the loser of the clash between the top two seeds in the region; Louisville and Oklahoma.

UNC-Greensboro 3, St. John’s 1

Underdog UNC-Greensboro extended its stay in Clemson, South Carolina, on Saturday by virtue of a 3-1 win over St. John’s.

The game was a pitchers’ duel, with just 11 hits between the teams, but the Spartans set the tone with a run in each of the first two innings and never relinquished the lead.

Matt Frisbee threw six shutout innings for UNC-Greensboro before Andrew Wantz came on and gave up just one run in three innings of relief.

St. John’s starter Kevin Magee was excellent in his own right with five hits and two runs allowed in seven innings, but the Red Storm offense didn’t support him.

UNC-Greensboro will have a chance to keep its magical run going when it faces the loser of host Clemson against Vanderbilt.

Bethune-Cookman 4, Marist 2

On the strength of a complete game from starter Tyler Norris, Bethune-Cookman knocked Marist out of the tournament, 4-2, on Saturday.

Norris surrendered just six hits, two walks and two runs in nine innings while racking up seven strikeouts.

The Wildcats also got a home run from third baseman Jameel Edney, as well as two RBI from shortstop Nate Sterijevski.

Shortstop Randy Taveras homered for Marist in the eighth inning, but it was unable to overcome the remaining two-run deficit.

Bethune-Cookman will play the loser of Florida against South Florida, and it figures to be a heavy underdog regardless of the result.

North Carolina 8, Michigan 1

The North Carolina Tar Heels roughed up the Michigan Wolverines 8-1 on Saturday to avoid elimination at Boshamer Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

UNC was trailing 1-0 entering the fifth inning, but it scored three runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and two in the seventh to dash Michigan’s hopes and eliminate it from the tournament.

Five different players drove in runs for the Tar Heels, and starting pitcher Luca Dalatri kept them in the game until the bats got going.

Dalatri allowed just one run in seven innings along with five hits two walks and six strikeouts.

The lone run Dalatri surrendered was a solo home run by Michigan third baseman Drew Lugbauer in the second inning.

Michigan couldn’t muster any additional offense, allowing UNC to stay alive and prepare for a meeting with the loser of the game pitting Florida Gulf Coast against Davidson.

Maryland 16, UMBC 2

Maryland’s offense came to life in a big way Saturday, as it destroyed UMBC 16-2 behind four home runs.

Shortstop Kevin Smith homered twice for the Terrapins to go along with six RBI, while outfielder Marty Costes and catcher Justin Morris also went deep.

The Retrievers led 1-0 through two innings after a home run by designated hitter Zack Bright, but Maryland began its onslaught in the third inning.

From the third inning through the eighth inning, the Terrapins scored two or more runs in all but one frame, including six in fourth.

Somewhat lost in the hit parade was starter Taylor Bloom’s effort, as he allowed seven hits and two runs in eight innings.

Maryland will face the loser of Wake Forest versus West Virginia.

Stanford 9, BYU 1

In danger of being ousted from the tournament on its own diamond, Stanford rose to the occasion to defeat BYU 9-1 in an elimination game Saturday.

The Cougars took a 1-0 lead on a solo home run by designated hitter Colton Shaver in the fifth inning, but the Cardinal struck back quickly and scored three runs in each of the next three innings.

Left fielder Quinn Brodey, designated hitter Daniel Bakst and center fielder Jack Klein all homered for Stanford.

Also, Stanford starter Chris Castellanos threw a complete game, allowing just four hits, while walking none and striking out three.

Saturday will be a busy day for the Cardinal and there is little time to celebrate, as they must take on CSU Fullerton in what amounts to a double header for Stanford.

Holy Cross 7, Nebraska 4

Despite having a record this season of just 23-28, Holy Cross surprisingly defeated second-seeded Nebraska 7-4 on Saturday to eliminate the Cornhuskers.

Holy Cross took a 2-0 lead in the first, but Nebraska managed to tie things up in the fourth.

That didn’t last long, however, as the Crusaders plated three runs in the fifth and two in the sixth to put the Huskers in a deep hole.

Nebraska started to dig out of it in the eighth with two runs, including a home run by designated hitter Scott Schreiber.

The Cornhuskers couldn’t muster any offense in the ninth, though, allowing Holy Cross to pull off the upset win and set up a game against the loser of Oregon State versus Yale.

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