The Texas Longhorns (47–20) won two of three games over East Carolina in the Greenville Super Regional Tournament to advance to the 2022 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. Texas will play Notre Dame (40-15) in the first round on Friday, June 16 at 6:00 pm ET on ESPN.

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After winning Game 1 of the Super Regional, East Carolina (46-21) had eight strikeouts for the Longhorns before elimination in Game 2, but the Pirates failed to hold a five-round lead with two strikeouts late in the seventh. . Texas put up a furious comeback, eventually winning with a Dylan Campbell strike in the bottom of ninth. In Game 3, Texas won 11-1 with three home runs and 11 hits.

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“We just put a few hits together,” first baseman Ivan Melendez said after a streak in which Texas hit 27 runs on 39 hits over three games. “I don’t like to do everything about myself. From the first to the ninth, we have great chances. Trey’s run was pretty big, Silas’ run, I was very proud of our guys.”

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Ahead of Friday night’s game, Texas head coach David Pierce, along with catcher Silas Ardoin and shortstop Trey Faltin, met with the media and discussed the possibility of returning to the College World Series. Check out everything they had to say below.