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College World Series Finals 2016: Arizona vs. CCU Game 3 Score and Reaction

Published by Joe Pantorno on June 30, 2016

For the first time in school history, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are national champions. Their baseball team defeated the Arizona Wildcats 4-3 on Thursday afternoon in Game 3 of the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, per SportsCenter:   

Alex Cunningham had never saved a game in 41 collegiate appearances with the Chanticleers, but he did so Thursday by pitching the final three innings, allowing one run and striking out just one. 

It was the biggest strikeout of his life, though, as it came with two outs in the bottom of the ninth with runners on second and third as he got Ryan Haug swinging to end the series, as NCAA Baseball tweeted:

Cunningham was slated to start Game 3 on Wednesday night, but inclement weather forced the postponement of the decisive affair until Thursday. It gave Coastal Carolina's ace, Andrew Beckwith, an extra day of rest, which was enough to giv...

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