South Carolina takes first game of College World Series finals
POSTED: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 10:39pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 10:41pm
OMAHA, Nebraska — 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