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NCAA Baseball: Florida Gators Outlook for the College World Series in Omaha

Published by on June 18, 2011

The Florida Gators would have to be near the top of any list of favorites for the 2011 College World Series. They are one of the more well-rounded teams in the field and much of the core of this team was in Omaha just last season.

They will be looking to finish what they started last year at this event.

This version of the Gators' run to Omaha began with a sweep of the regional round at home in Gainesville. In that regional, they outscored their opponents by a combined score of 33-11.

They began the regional with a 17-3 drubbing of Manhattan. Then, they scratched out a nail-biting 5-4 win over Miami on a walk-off single by Nolan Fontana. After Miami worked their way back to the regional final round, the Gators greeted them rudely by beating them 11-4 to move on to the super regionals.

In the super regional, the Gators seemed to have gotten a friendly draw. SEC foe Mississippi State had upset favorite Georgia Tech to win the Atlanta regional . The Gators had already won a series against the Bulldogs this s...

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