Florida third national seed to suffer CWS loss
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Florida third national seed to suffer CWS loss

Coastal Carolina pitcher Andrew Beckwith shuts down Gators

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We’re just two days into the College World Series yet the all three national seeds from the 64-team NCAA Tournament to advance to Omaha, Neb., have lost their opening game.

Florida, the No. 1 national seed, fell 2-1 to Coastal Carolina Sunday night at TD Ameritrade Park. The Gators’ tumble into the losers’ bracket was preceded by No. 3 national seed Miami losing Saturday night to Arizona, 5-1, and No. 5 national seed Texas Tech falling to TCU Sunday afternoon, 5-3. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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