Top 20 schools with the most College World Series appearances

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The Oklahoma Sooners are set to embark on another quest in their journey to become the 2022 national champions. Opening the College World Series against Texas A&M, the Sooners look to continue the level of play that carried them to a Big 12 tournament title and to series wins on the road in Gainesville and Blacksburg.

The Sooners haven’t had the easy path but they’ve made a habit of rising to the challenge of being the underdog and head to Omaha in the same boat. But with their performance on the field, they’ve shown that they’re a team to be reckoned with in the College World Series and have just as good a shot as anyone in the field.

The Sooners haven’t been to the College World Series since 2010. They’re one of three teams in the history of college baseball to make more than 10 appearances but hold a losing record in the CWS. The other two are Florida and Mississippi State. The Sooners have a chance to get to .500 record with a win against Texas A&M on Friday and remove themselves from that distinction.

The Texas Longhorns are No. 1 all-time with 38 appearances and have the most CWS wins in the history of the sport with 88. Texas also holds the dubious distinction for most losses in the College World Series with 63.

Among schools with at least 10 appearances, the USC Trojans hold the best winning percentage at .740 and the most CWS titles.

As the College World Series gets underway on Friday, here are the 20 teams with the most College World Series appearances all-time.

1. Texas Longhorns

Jun 26, 2021; Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Texas Longhorns pitcher Cole Quintanilla (34) pitches against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the seventh inning at TD Ameritrade Park. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 38

Wins: 88

Titles: 6

Win Percentage: .583

2. Miami Hurricanes

Jun 20, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Miami Hurricanes infielder Edgar Michelangeli (16) fields a ground ball in the eighth inning against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in the 2016 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. UC Santa Barbara defeated Miami 5-3. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 25

Wins: 48

Titles: 4

Win Percentage: .533

3. Arizona State Sun Devils

June 10, 2011; Austin, TX, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils pitcher Mitchell Lambson (40) pitches against the Texas Longhorns during the eighth inning at Disch-Falk Field. Arizona State beat Texas 3-1. Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 22

Wins: 61

Titles: 5

Win Percentage: .616

4. USC Trojans

Feb 24, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans infielder Matt Foat (7) celebrates with infielder Adam Landecker (2) and catcher Kevin Roundtree (10) after hitting a home run against the Akron Zips at Dedeaux Field. USC defeated Akron 12-1. Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 38

Wins: 74

Titles: 12

Win Percentage: .740

5. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State’s Roc Riggio (7) and Marcus Brown (19) celebrate following the NCAA Stillwater Regional baseball game between Oklahoma State Cowboys and Missouri State Bears at the O’Brate Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Friday, June, 3 2022. SARAH PHIPPS/THE OKLAHOMAN / USA TODAY NETWORK

Appearances: 20

Wins: 40

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .513

T6. Arizona Wildcats

Jun 21, 2021; Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Arizona Wildcats catcher Daniel Susac (6) doubles in a run in the sixth inning against the Stanford Cardinal at TD Ameritrade Park. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 18

Wins: 43

Titles: 4

Win Percentage: .573

T6. Stanford Cardinal

Jun 23, 2021; Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Stanford Cardinal players react after losing to the Vanderbilt Commodores at TD Ameritrade Park. Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 18

Wins: 41

Titles: 2

Win Percentage: .569

T6. LSU Tigers

Jun 27, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA; LSU Tigers infielder Chris Reid (17) reacts during the seventh inning against the Florida Gators in game two of the championship series of the 2017 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 18

Wins: 40

Titles: 6

Win Percentage: .597

T6. Cal State Fullerton

Jun 19, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA; Cal State Fullerton Titans head coach Rick Vanderhook congratulates shortstop Timmy Richards (13) after his home run against Florida State Seminoles in the sixth inning at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Florida State won 6-4. Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 18

Wins: 34

Titles: 4

Win Percentage: .523

T10. Florida Gators

Jun 27, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA; Florida Gators players and coaches celebrate with the national championship trophy after the game against the LSU Tigers in game two of the championship series of the 2017 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 12

Wins: 21

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .467

T10. Mississippi State Bulldogs

Jun 30, 2021; Omaha, Nebraska, USA; Mississippi St. Bulldogs head coach Chris Lemonis raises the national championship trophy with his team after the win against the Vanderbilt Commodores at TD Ameritrade Park. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 12

Wins: 18

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .429

T12. South Carolina Gamecocks

June 9, 2013; Cary, NC, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery delivers a pitch against the North Carolina Tarheels during the Chapel Hill Super Regional at Boshamer Stadium. The South Carolina Gamecocks won 8-0. Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 11

Wins: 32

Titles: 2

Win Percentage: .615

T12. Oklahoma Sooners

June 20, 2010; Omaha, NE, USA; Oklahoma Sooners shortstop Caleb Bushyhead (5) is congratulated by teammate Erik Ross (6) after hitting a home run in the second inning against the South Carolina Gamebocks during game 3 of the 2010 College World Series championships at Rosenblatt Stadium. Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 11

Wins: 15

Titles: 2

Win Percentage: .484

14. Michigan Wolverines

Jun 15, 2019; Omaha, NE, USA; Michigan Wolverines designated hitter Jordan Nwogu (42) celebrates his run with first baseman Jimmy Kerr (15) in the first inning against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 2019 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park . Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 8

Wins: 16

Titles: 2

Win Percentage: .533

T15. Oregon State Beavers

Jun 12, 2022; Corvallis, OR, USA; Oregon State Beavers infielder Kyle Dernedde (15) throws to first base on a ground out by Auburn Tigers outfielder Kason Howell (not pictured) in the 5th inning during Game 2 of a NCAA Super Regional game at Coleman Field. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 7

Wins: 20

Titles: 3

Win Percentage: .625

T15. Wichita State Shockers

Jun 14, 2019; Omaha, NE, USA; The College World Series logo at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 7

Wins: 16

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .593

T15. Rice Owls

Jun 9, 2013; Raleigh, NC, USA; Rice Owls Michael Aquino celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run against the North Carolina State Wolfpack during the Raleigh super regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Doak Field. Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 7

Wins: 10

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .435

T18. Missouri Tigers

The Missouri State Bears took on the Mizzou Tigers at Hammons Field on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Nathan Papes/Springfield News-Leader / USA TODAY NETWORK

Appearances: 6

Wins: 18

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .621

T18. California Bears

June 23, 2011; Omaha, NE, USA; California Golden Bears players watch the final moments of their game against the Virginia Cavaliers during the 2011 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Virginia won 8-1. Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Appearances: 6

Wins: 11

Titles: 2

Win Percentage: .579

T18. Georgia Bulldogs

May 24, 2022; Hoover, AL, USA; Jaden Woods pitches for the Bulldogs as Alabama faced Georgia in game one of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Met. Mandatory Credit: Gary Cosby Jr.-The Tuscaloosa News/USA Today Sports

Appearances: 6

Wins: 10

Titles: 1

Win Percentage: .476

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