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Photos: Meet Laura Rutledge, ESPN's Host At The College World Series

Laura Rutledge is a new ESPN anchor.

The 2018 College World Series is underway in Omaha. This year's series is shaping up to be one of the most-fun ones we've had in a while.

The CWS, as it always is, is being televised on ESPN. This means we're seeing a lot of reporter/host Laura Rutledge.

Rutledge is one of the rising stars at the Worldwide Leader. She's been with ESPN since 2014 and has been a part of programs like The Paul Finebaum Show and SportsCenter.

Rutledge has been a bigger part of ESPN in recent months. She started hosting the network's flagship show, SportsCenter, earlier this winter. Here's what ESPN said about her back in February:

Rutledge, host of SEC Nation on SEC Network and ESPN college sports reporter, will co-anchor SportsCenter Coast to Coast with David Lloyd (noon ET, ESPN) Monday through Thursday while regular anchor Cari Champion is away on assignment. It’ll be the first time that Rutledge, who joined ESPN in 2014, has worked out of ESPN’s main studios in Bristol, Conn. All of her previous appearances have been on the road or from the SEC Network studios in Charlotte, N.C.

Rutledge is likely most known for her work on the SEC Network. She often co-hosts Paul Finebaum's show. The Finebaum-Rutledge back and forth is always great to watch. The rising star at ESPN also often works as a sideline reporter for other collegiate events.

Rutledge is married to baseball player Josh Rutledge. He's an infielder in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Here's her bio, from ESPN:

Rutledge has a broadcasting journalism degree from the University of Florida, where she also won the 2011 Red Barber Award for Excellence in Broadcasting at UF. Rutledge is an Ambassador for the Miracle League, an organization that builds baseball fields for children with disabilities. She currently resides in her hometown of Atlanta, Ga. with her husband Josh Rutledge, a current MLB infielder for the Boston Red Sox and former Alabama baseball player.

More photos of Rutledge can be seen below:

You can follow Laura on Instagram here.