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Vandy wins College World Series

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OMAHA, Neb–Vanderbilt won its first national championship in men’s sports on Wednesday as the Commodores beat Virginia in the deciding Game 3 of the College World Series.

Vandy centerfielder John Norwood provided the game winner with a solo home run to left in the top of the eighth inning.  That gave Vandy a 3-2 lead that ended up being the final score as Vandy escaped a bases-loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the eighth.