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Baseball downs Pepperdine to win Regionals

"I got knocked down but I wasn't going to give up"

Bring on the packed Southern ballpark and 100 degree thunderstorm humidity. Stanford baseball has punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament Super Regional in Tallahassee after sweeping through the first round of the postseason at home.

For the second straight night, a quick-striking Pepperdine squad punched the Cardinal in the stomach. Both times, though, Mark Marquess' boys struck back with furies that quickly vaporized 4-0 deficits. "I got knocked down," Sunday starter Stephen Piscotty said. "But I wasn't going to give up." "It's probably the biggest game I've ever played in my life." That resilience should come in handy this... Recommended Stories

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