Cards Advance to the Super Regional

Cards Headed to Third Straight Super Regional

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Corey Ray had three hits and three RBIs, Nick Solak homered and Josh Rogers threw seven strong innings to lead Louisville to a 13-4 win over Michigan in the championship game of the Louisville Regional on Sunday afternoon.

Sutton Whiting, Zach Lucas and Logan Taylor added two hits each for the Cardinals (46-16), the No. 3 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament who advanced to the Super Regionals. Solak also had three RBIs and Taylor two, while Whiting scored three runs.

Devin Hairston, Louisville's freshman shortstop, hit .500 (5-for-10) with three RBIs and scored four runs over the weekend and was the regional MVP.

Rogers (8-1) gave up two earned runs and six hits while striking out six.

Third-seeded Michigan (39-25) took a 2-0 lead on Carmen Benedetti's two-run homer in the first before the Cardinals scored 13 consecutive runs. Wolverines starter Keith Lehmann (1-4) took the loss.

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