CWS Quick Hit: Michigan

This week, we’ll take a quick look at each of the teams that will be making the trip to Omaha for the 2019 NCAA College World Series. 

Conference: Big Ten

2019 record: 46-20

CWS opening opponent: Texas Tech (Saturday 1 p.m.)

Regional: defeated Cincinnati, Creighton (twice)

Super Regional: defeated UCLA in three games 3-2, 4-5 (12 inn), 4-2

 

Team leaders:

OF Jordan Brewer (.338 AVG, 12 HR’s, 19 2B’s, 55 RBI)

OF Jordan Nwogu (.327 AVG, 12 HR’s, 13 2B’s, 43 RBI)

RHP Karl Kauffmann (2.59 ERA, 101 K’s, 1.05 WHIP)

RHP Jeff Criswell (2.74 ERA, 99 K’s, 1.31 WHIP)

 

Notes: The Michigan baseball team makes their first visit to Omaha since 1984 when the Wolverines had a run of four CWS appearances in five years (1980,81,83,84). The Wolverines recently played at TD Ameritrade Park in the Big Ten tournament and went 3-2 but fell one game short of the championship game. Michigan now has 24 NCAA tournament appearances.

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