by Dan Gibson
Congrats to the Arizona Wildcats, who defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 4-1 tonight to sweep the Championship Series of the College World Series to complete an incredible run to the NCAA Division 1 baseball title. This is the fourth national championship in baseball for the Wildcats, following wins by Jerry Kindall coached teams in 1976, 1980, and 1986.
UPDATE: There is a Championship Celebration planned for Tuesday.
Arizona Athletics is inviting all fans to the official NCAA Baseball National Championship Celebration on campus this Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at McKale Memorial Center! Doors will open at 12:00 p.m. with highlights from the College World Series games shown on the video board. Admission is free to the public. The Arizona Baseball team is tentatively scheduled to arrive at McKale at 1:00 p.m. with a 30-minute program planned.
Parking will be provided free of charge in the lots south of sixth street. Parking in the garages and lots north of sixth street will be available for a nominal fee. Concessions will open for the purchase of limited food and beverage. CWS merchandise will be on hand for the sale at the University of Arizona Bookstore booth.