--MILESTONE: Third-year head coach Chris Olean won his 100th game Friday in the regional tournament and takes a 101-35 record into the national finals.
Olean was a senior All-America pitcher in 1999 on UST's first national tournament team (He pitched a nine-inning complete game and lost 1-0 in title game to NC Wesleyan on St. Thomas runner-up finisher in Virginia).
This is UST's
first College World Series in his
three seasons as head coach.
He was a nine-year Tommie assistant coach (pitching coach) including on both the 2001 and 2009 championship teams.
12 years on the coaching staff since 2001 St. Thomas has won 401 games.