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College World Series: Louisville Cardinals

Posted: 4:38 PM, Jun 14, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-14 21:38:56Z

College World Series History 

The Louisville Cardinals are headed back to the College World Series for the first time since 2014. The Cardinals previous College World Series appearances were in 2007, 2013, 2014. 

Cardinals' road to Omaha

Louisville swept both regional and super regional play. The Cardinals defeated Radford, Oklahoma, Xavier and Kentucky to make it to Omaha. 

Key players

Cardinals' Drew Ellis holds a team-high .367 batting average and 20 home runs. Brendan McKay has recently broke two program records on the mound. McKay earned his 385th career strikeout and his 140th of the season against Kentucky. He's 10-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 16 starts.