Notre Dame baseball wins game one of the College World Series over the Texas Longhorns, 7-3
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The Notre Dame baseball team topped the Texas Longhorns in game one of the College World Series, 7-3.
The Fighting Irish got the scoring started in the first-inning with a solo home-run to right to put the Irish up 1-nothing.
After putting up runs in the third and fourth innings, the Irish blew the game open in the top of the fifth, racking up three runs to bolster their lead.
The Longhorns battled back, putting up one run in the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings, but Notre Dame sealed the win with another homer to the right side in the top of the ninth inning by Carter Putz to put the Irish up 7-3.
John Michael-Bertrand got the start on the mound for Notre Dame, pitching just over five innings, allowing three runs on six hits while racking up four strikeouts.
Senior pitcher Alex Rao and freshman pitcher Jack Findlay came in to close out the game.
Neither pitcher allowed a hit, and both racked up two strikeouts.
The Irish are back in action on Sunday against the Oklahoma Sooners at 7 p.m.
ABC57’s Allison Hayes and Levon Whitaker were live in Omaha, Nebraska at the College World Series, reporting on the latest with highlights and information.