June 12, 2007
FULLERTON, CA - Cal State Fullerton will meet defending NCAA National Champion Oregon State in its 2007 College World Series opener on Saturday evening (June 16) at 4 p.m. PDT as the tournament pairings and game times have been announced by the NCAA.
The Titans and Beavers, who defeated Michigan by an 8-2 count on Monday to complete a sweep of their super regional series in Corvallis, Ore., will meet for the third time in the history of the two programs with Fullerton holding the 2-0 advantage in the series.
However, this will be the first meeting between the two schools in the postseason and the first time overall since the 1984 season.
Fullerton (38-23) will be the home team against Oregon State with the winner advancing to Monday's evening session against either UC Irvine or Arizona State, which open play against one another on Saturday at 11 a.m. PDT.
On the other side of the bracket, Louisville and No. 2-seeded Rice will open the College World Series on Friday morning (June 15) at 11 a.m. PDT, followed by Mississippi State and No. 3 North Carolina at 4 p.m. PDT.
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast the entire College World Series. Please check you local listings for channel information in your area. The Titans will also have their games broadcasted live over the Internet with Justin Alderson handling play-by-play duties. Links to the live audio stream can be found on www.fullertontitans.com.