Cal, Stanford, USF, Fresno St. make NCAA field

Cal, Stanford, USF, Fresno St. make NCAA field
May 31, 2011, 2:52 am
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May 30, 2011
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CSNBayArea.com staff

The baseball teams from Stanford, Cal, USF and Fresno State have all made the 64-team NCAA field and will start their march toward Omaha and the College World Series Friday.

The Dons won the West Coast Conference title with a 4-2 win over Gonzaga and will take on the Pac-10 champion UCLA Bruins Friday night in Los Angeles.

Cal and Stanford will also start double-elimination regional play Friday, with the Golden Bears taking on Baylor in Houston and the Cardinal matching up against Kansas State in Fullerton.

For the Fresno State Bulldogs, who won the Western Athletic Conference Tournament to earn an automatic berth, the road to Omaha starts against UC Irvine at Jackie Robinson Stadium in a Friday matinee.