Gopher baseball team faces Pepperdine in CWS

The Gophers (39-21) will face fourth-seeded Pepperdine (36-24), which lost 6-1 to No. 1 seed Long Beach State (39-18) today at 1:00 in College World Series action.

The Gophers will advance to play Sunday with a win in the double elimination format. If they lose to the Wave, their season would end. Washington (41-16), which beat the Gophers 5-3 on Friday will play the host Long Beach State 49ers. C.J. Woodrow (8-3), will pitch for the Gophers. He has won four striaght decisions.

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