Vanderbilt Baseball wins 2nd National Championship in school history

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Posted at 9:15 PM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 04:06:57-04

OMAHA, Neb. (WTVF) — Vanderbilt Baseball won their 2nd National Championship in program history defeating Michigan 8-2 in the decisive game of the College World Series Wednesday night.

The Commodores rallied to win the final two games of the Best-of-3 game series behind strong pitching performances.

Hendersonville's Mason Hickman pitched six innings, only giving up one run in the 1st inning and striking out 10 Wolverine batters.

Pat DeMarco's solo home run in the 2nd inning set the tone for the Vandy Boys.

Vanderbilt evened the series Tuesday night behind a strong pitching performance from freshman phenom Kumar Rocker.

Vandy finishes the season with a school-record 59 wins.

The win gives Head Coach Tim Corbin his 2nd NCAA National Championship. The Commodores last title win came in 2014.

Fans back home in Nashville held a watch party on Vanderbilt's campus. The crowd went wild while celebrating the historic win.