June 11, 2012
OMAHA, Neb. - The game times and pairings for the first two days of the Men's College World Series have been announced. The 66th MCWS will take place at the TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha from June 15-25/26.
The first game on Friday is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. (CT) and features Stony Brook (52-13) against No. 2 national seed UCLA (47-14). Friday's second game pits No. 3 national seed Florida St. (48-15) against Arizona (43-17), and is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. (CT)
The doubleheader on Saturday features the winner of the Waco Super Regional (Arkansas/Baylor) (47-20) vs. Eugene Super Regional (Kent St./Oregon) (54-10) at 4 p.m. (CT), and No. 1 national seed Florida (47-18) squaring off against No. 8 national seed South Carolina (45-17) at 8 p.m. (CT)
The losers of Friday's two games will play one another at 4 p.m. (CT) on Sunday, while Friday's winners face off at 8 p.m. (CT) Sunday. The losers of Saturday's games will play each other at 4 p.m. (CT) on Monday, while Saturday's winners meet Monday at 8 p.m. (CT)
The winners of the two brackets will play best-of-three championship finals, with the first game set for 7 p.m. (CT) on Sunday, June 24. The second game is scheduled for 7 p.m. (CT) on Monday, June 25, while the third and deciding game (if necessary) is slated for 7 p.m. (CT) on Tuesday, June 26.
The complete schedule for the College World Series is listed below:
(All times listed CST)
Friday, June 15
Saturday, June 16
Sunday, June 17
Monday, June 18
Tuesday, June 19
Wednesday, June 20
Thursday, June 21
Friday, June 22
Game 14 - 8 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN3) Game 14 will be necessary if the winner of Game 10 also wins Game 12. If it is the only game scheduled for that day, the game will start at 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 23
MEN'S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES FINALS
Monday, June 25
Tuesday, June 26