Stop Action/Game 3 CWS Finals
All Photos By Lou Pavlovich, Jr.
Game 3 of the College World Series Championship Finals was a thriller as Vanderbilt beat Virginia, 3-2 with a dramatic solo home run by John Norwood in the eighth inning. It was the Commodores’ first national title in baseball.
Vanderbilt celebrates its first national baseball title with a 3-2 win over Virginia.
Pitcher Adam Ravenelle of Vanderbilt celebrates after the final out of the game.
The celebration begins as Vanderbilt pitcher Adam Ravenelle and catcher Karl Ellison embrace.
Vanderbilt's John Norwood (No. 10) celebrates after hitting the game winning home run in the eighth inning.
Vanderbilt pitcher Carson Fulmer screams with excitement after striking out a Virginia batter to end the bottom of the second.
Vanderbilt base runner Bryan Reynolds barely makes it back to first base safely on a pickoff attempt as first baseman Mike Papi of Virginia is late with the tag.
Losing the national title game by a single run can be a crushing experience as this Virginia player shows.
Vanderbilt Head Coach Tim Corbin (hoisting national championship trophy) celebrates with his players after Vanderbilt beats Virginia, 3-2 for the title.