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UCSB Baseball Team Just Two Wins Away From First Ever College World Series Berth

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UCSB Baseball team celebrates win over Xavier. The team is now two wins away from the College World series

UC Santa Barbara’s baseball team is now just two games away from making its first ever College World Series appearance.

The Gauchos will play Louisville beginning on Saturday in a best of three game series, with the winner going to the World Series.

The Gauchos pounded Xavier 14-5 on Monday to advance to its first ever NCAA tournament Super Regional. Saturday’s game will be broadcast live at 9 a.m. West Coast time on ESPN2.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.