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Players from the Standford bench erupt in cheers as Stanford University's Wayne Taylor (7) rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer during an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, June 1, 2014. Stanford defeated Indiana 10-7. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Players from the Standford bench erupt in cheers as Stanford University's Wayne Taylor (7) rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer during an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, June 1, 2014. Stanford defeated Indiana 10-7. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

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