Notre Dame baseball vs. Texas in 2022 College World Series: Scores from Game 1
Notre Dame baseball is back in the College World Series for the first time since 2002, taking on perennial national champion contender Texas in Friday's opening round of the eight-team tournament in Omaha Neb.
The Irish (40-15), at one point ranked No. 1 early in the regular series, upset top-ranked Tennessee two games to one in the Knoxville Super Regional. Ninth-seeded Texas (47-20) came back from one-game down to outlast East Carolina in the Greenville (N.C.) Super Regional, 2-1.
A pair of left handers took the mound — John Michael Bertrand for Notre Dame and Pete Hansen for the Longhorns.
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10:23 p.m. — FINAL: Notre Dame 7, Texas 3
Next up: Oklahoma (43-22) at 7 p.m. Sunday.
10:16 p.m. — Notre Dame 7, Texas 3, middle of ninth inning
ESPN shows "rally bananas" in Notre Dame dugout just before Carter Putz belts opposite field solo homer.
10:10 p.m. — Heading to the ninth, Notre Dame up 3
Notre Dame came to play.
10 p.m. — Notre Dame 6, Texas 3, end of seventh
9:40 p.m. — Notre Dame 6, Texas 3, end of sixth inning
Rao wild pitch allows Texas' Murphy Stehly to score from third.
9:33 p.m. — Pitching change for Notre Dame
Leading 6-2 with one out in the bottom of the sixth with a runner on third, John Michael Bertrand leaves the game having thrown 99 pitches.
In comes Alex Rao who finished season with a 3.16 ERA.
9:17 p.m. — Notre Dame 6, Texas 2, end of fifth
9:04 p.m. — Notre Dame 6, Texas 1, middle of fifth
Irish have the Longhorns rattled.
8:57 p.m. — Irish take 4-1 lead, chase All-American Hansen
All-American leaves after 87 pitches and 4 1/3 innings. Tristan Stevens in
OMAHA! OMAHA! Peyton Manning attending Notre Dame-Texas game
8:44 p.m. — Notre Dame 3, Texas 1, end of fourth
Bertrand goes 1-2-3 in just eight pitches. Stands at 68
8:30 p.m. — Upon further review ... Notre Dame 3, Texas 1, middle of fourth
After lengthy review, Notre Dame's Jack Brannigan scores to make it 3-1, Notre Dame.
8:20 p.m. — Notre Dame 2, Texas 1, end of third
Bertrand at 60 pitches.
8:11 p.m. — Texas threatening in bottom of third
8:02 p.m. — Notre Dame 2, Texas 0, middle of third
7:51 p.m.— Notre Dame 1, Texas 0, end of second
After a reversed third out call on an exceptional play by second baseman Jared Miller, Notre Dame retires the side on a groundout to short.
7:41 p.m. — Middle of the second
Notre Dame manages two hits against Pete Hansen, but can't get a run across.
7:31 p.m. — Notre Dame 1, Texas 0 end of first
1-2-3 for Irish ace left-hander John Michael Bertrand.
7:20 p.m. — Irish strike first
Home run by Jared Miller for 1-0 Notre Dame lead in top of first.
Here we go
We're underway with first pitch from Texas lefty Pete Hansen. Temperature update: Well, It is summer in Midwest.
First pitch moved back to 7:15 p.m.