Arizona frustrated OSU's Thomas Hatch throughout the day. (Eric Sorenson)


Rogers: Arizona’s Run Sets Strong Foundation


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OMAHA — Years from now, Jay Johnson won’t remember the heart-wrenching press conference following Arizona’s CWS Finals Game Three loss to Coastal Carolina. Sure, this is going to hurt for a while, but Johnson will remember this team for much more than what occurred on the final day of the college baseball season.

Instead, he will remember how this run all started – in a hotel conference room, hostile atmosphere and in a postgame press conference in Lafayette, La.

Looking back at the Wildcats entering that first postseason[…]