North Carolina's bid to stay alive at the College World Series will be tested Monday by a team that has been living on the edge for most of the past three weeks. The Tar Heels will face Texas in a 2 p.m. elimination game at TD ... more »
Scott Wingo knew what he had to do.
The senior second baseman was standing on third base in the national championship game of the 2010 College World Series when he watched Whit Merrifield drive him home for the winning run.
Wingo's turn came in the opening game of this CWS, and he delivered his own dramatic, game-winning hit. By driving a ball off the right-field fence with the bases loaded and no outs in the ninth inning, Wingo gave South Carolina a 5-4 victory against Texas A&M Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park.
The hit, his career-high fourth on the night, came on a 1-2 pitch from reliever Nick Fleece. Wingo has shown a flair for the dramatic this season with walk-off hits against Georgia, Auburn and Arkansas.