South Carolina takes first game of College World Series finals

South Carolina takes first game of College World Series finals
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POSTED: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 11:39pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 11:41pm

The South Carolina Gamecocks are one win away from back to back baseball National Championships.  The first game of the all-Southeastern Conference edition of the College World Series didn't disappoint as South Carolina defeated Florida, 2-1 in 11 innings. Over 25-thousand fans in the stands were treated to free baseball and a defense battle.

Christian Walker scored from first in the top half of the 11th innings to give the Gamecocks their 15th consecutive NCAA tournament victory and 10th in a row in the College World Series. Both streaks are records. 

Game 2of the best of three series is Tuesday night

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