College World Series game times, matchups set for first weekend in Omaha

Posted at 9:26 PM, Jun 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-15 21:33:06-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The 2021 College World Series opening weekend matchups and game times are officially set.

The CWS games begin this Saturday June 19 in Omaha with:

1 p.m. - NC State vs. Stanford (ESPN)
6 p.m. - Arizona vs Vanderbilt (ESPN)

Games continue on Sunday June 20 with:

1 p.m. - Virginia vs. Tennessee (ESPN2)
6 p.m. - Mississippi State vs. Texas (ESPN2)

Due to COVID-19 precautions, there will NOT be an open practice day this Friday for the fans and there will also not be any opening ceremonies.

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As for the following days of the CWS schedule:

Monday June 21:

1 p.m. - NC State/Stanford loser vs. Arizona/Vanderbilt loser (ESPNU / Elimination Game)
6 p.m. - NC State/Stanford winner vs. Arizona/Vanderbilt winner (ESPN)

Tuesday June 22:

1 p.m. - Texas/MSU loser vs. Virginia/Tennesee loser (ESPNU / Elimination Game)
6 p.m. - Texas/MSU winner vs. Virginia/Tennessee loser (ESPN)

Game 1 of the CWS Finals is Monday June 28 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. Game 2 of the finals is Tuesday June 29 at 6 p.m. on ESPN. Game 3, if necessary, would be Wednesday June 30 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.