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Webster's Road to the College World Series

Webster University’s baseball team is playing in the College World Series for the first time in school history. The Journal has all the bases covered with stories and photos from the Gorloks’ run to the CWS.

Best Male Athlete of 2011-2012 — David Mueller

The Journal’s pick for ‘Best Male Athlete’ is senior baseball pitcher David Mueller.

College World Series Overview

Read capsules of the College World Series matchups to find out more about the teams Webster University will have to get through to bring the CWS title back to St. Louis.

Male Newcomer of the Year for 2011-2012 — Alex Kazmierski

The Journal’s pick for 'Male Newcomer of the Year' is junior baseball right fielder Alex Kazmierski.

Webster drops Game 1 to Wheaton College, down 0-1 in College World Series

Webster outhit Wheaton College and got a quality start from senior David Mueller, but fell 3-2 to the Lyons in Appleton.

Stoulp’s walk-off single saves Gorloks’ season

Taylor Stoulp's walk-off single proved to be the difference in an 8-7 Webster win. The Gorloks had blown a three-run lead against Kean University, but Stoulp's heroics helped Webster stave off elimination.

College World Series Game 3 Preview: Webster vs. Marietta College

The Gorloks will take on defending Division III champion Marietta College (Ohio) on Monday May 28 at 1:15 p.m. The winner advances, and the loser goes home. Find out what the Gorloks will be up against and who their starting pitcher will be.

Sports Short: Baseball team wins sixth straight SLIAC title

On April 29, the Webster University baseball team won its sixth consecutive SLIAC title by defeating Fontbonne University in a three-game series.

Matt Moore’s been there before

A pair of mental mistakes by Webster senior catcher Matt Moore nearly cost the Gorloks a win against Kean University. After the game, Moore could only think back to his high school playing days, when a similar sequence of events produced the same result.

Webster baseball earns first-ever berth in College World Series

Pitcher Cody Hafeli's gritty performance helped Webster narrowly defeat Birmingham-Southern, 3-2. The Gorloks will now play in their first College World Series, which begins May 25. Read for postgame reaction from pitchers Steven Dooley and David Mueller.

College World Series Game 2 Preview: Webster vs. Kean University

Webster baseball hit a bump in Game 1 of the College World Series. The Gorloks will look to get their offense back on track and avoid elimination in Game 2 against Mid-Atlantic Regional champion Kean University.

UPDATE: Gorloks to face Birmingham-Southern in NCAA Central Regional championship

Birmingham-Southern's 9-7 win over Illinois Wesleyan University on Friday night sets up a rematch for Webster. The Gorloks will face Birmingham-Southern once again, this time for the NCAA Central Regional Championship. A victory for Webster means the team will earn its first ever trip to the College World Series.

Commentary: 3 things I learned, look forward to

The Journal's Josh Sellmeyer talks about what he learned from the first day of the College World Series and what to look forward to the rest of the tournament.

Dooley dominates, Stoulp sizzles as Webster secures berth in NCAA Central Regional championship

Taylor Stoulp's hot hitting and Steven Dooley's cool day on the mound helps Webster defeat Birmingham-Southern College, the Central Region's No. 1 seed and the sixth-ranked team in D-III baseball.

Baseball defeats DePauw in NCAA Central Regional tournament, moves to 2-0

Webster baseball once again gets double-digit runs to go to 2-0 in NCAA Central Regional action. The win sets up a noon showdown on May 18 against No. 1 seed Birmingham-Southern College.

After heart-breaking 4th inning, Gorloks’ season comes to a close

An emotional game with a fateful fourth inning and a scary moment in the eighth spelled a Gorlok elimination from the College World Series. Marietta scored 10 unanswered runs to win 12-7. Read for postgame reaction from coach Bill Kurich and Webster senior players.

Matt Moore: the man behind the mask

Senior catcher Matt Moore is the ‘backbone’ of the baseball team’s standout pitching staff.