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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Gamecocks Are NCAA Baseball Champs Again!

NEWS FLASH: Tuesday, June 28th
South Carolina's Gamecocks have repeated as NCAA baseball champions by beating the Florida Gators 5-2 in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Gamecocks completed an amazing season and tournament run by repeating as NCAA champions.  They won their first College World Series in the final World Series last year at Rosenblatt Stadium and won the first World Series at the new TD Ameritrade Park just opened this year in Omaha.  The Gamecocks did not lose a game during the 2011 baseball tournament (NCAA Regional in Columbia 3-0; Super Regional in Columbia 2-0 and College World Series in Omaha 5-0).

One of just 6 teams in 65 years to win back to back national championships
Gamecocks have won NCAA record 16 straight tournament games
Gamecocks have won NCAA record 11 straight College World Series games
Gamecocks first team ever to go 10-0 in the NCAA baseball tournament
Gamecocks finish season 55-14
Scott Wingo was named College World Series Most Outstanding Player

Big Gamecock celebration upon the baseball team returning to Columbia -- starts at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29th at Colonial Life Arena with baseball team arriving by 5:30 p.m.

Gamecocks Online - 2011 National Champions

ESPN Article about Gamecocks 2011 College World Series Championship
ESPN Video Recap
NCAA Baseball Website
College World Series - Wikipedia

Congratulations to the South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Team!

Mel Coker
Columbia's Realtor
RE/MAX Metro Associates
Columbia SC real estate

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