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.
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.