Baseball team hits World Series

<p>Behind a complete game gem from <a href="">Jo… Spence</a>, the Arizona State University baseball team advanced to the 2009 College World Series with an 8-2 win over Clemson on Sunday to win the Tempe Super Regional.</p><separator></separator><p>A second straight above-capacity crowd of 4,406 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark saw the Sun Devils improve to 49-12 on the season with the victory.</p><separator></separator><p>The win puts ASU in the College World Series for the 21st time in school history and the third time in the last five seasons.</p><separator></separator><p>Spence, in just his third game back after missing a month due to injury, allowed just four hits and two runs while striking out 10 in his second complete game of the season. He moved to 9-1 with the win, and he now has 109 strikeouts on the year, giving the Sun Devils two pitchers with more than 100 strikeouts for the first time since 1992.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">K… Calhoun</a>, <a href="">J… Kipnis</a> and <a href="">Ma… Newman</a> all drove in two runs apiece to lead the offense, with Kipnis and Calhoun each coming through with two-run hits in a five-run fifth inning that put the Sun Devils ahead for good.</p><separator></separator><p>The Devils will face North Carolina in the opening game of the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. on June 13 or June 14.</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p>