Mississippi State wins College Baseball World Series

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The Bulldogs won the College World Series for the first team-sport national title in school history.

OMAHA, Neb — Will Bednar and Landon Sims combined on a one-hitter, Mississippi State scored early and built on its lead, and the Bulldogs won their first national championship with a 9-0 victory over Vanderbilt in the deciding third game of the College World Series finals.

Bednar was working on three days’ rest and walked three of the first five batters he faced before retiring 15 in a row.

He turned the game over to the Bulldogs’ star closer to start the seventh.

It’s Mississippi State’s first national title in a team sport.

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