Jason Parker

Miami Hurricanes Back in NCAA Tournament for 1st Time Since 2016; One of 5 Sunshine State Schools Selected

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  • In the first season under head coach Gino DiMare, the Hurricanes won 14 of 16 games in the middle of the season to help pace the year.

For the first time in three calendar years, the Miami Hurricanes are back in the NCAA Tournament – and now, they get to hit the road for the first weekend.

The ‘Canes (39-18) will take on Central Michigan this Friday at 8 p.m. in the Starkville, Mississippi regional hosted by Mississippi State University. Miami had their streak off 44 straight appearances in the postseason snapped the last two years under former head coach Jim Morris.

In the first season under head coach Gino DiMare, the Hurricanes won 14 of 16 games in the middle of the season to help pace a fourth place finish in the ACC before splitting both their games in this past week’s conference tournament.

Miami will be one of five teams from the Sunshine State taking part in the annual baseball tournament – joining Florida A&M (Atlanta regional) and rival Florida (Lubbock, TX regional) as well as Florida Atlantic, who will be taking on Florida State in the Athens, GA regional in the final postseason appearance for longtime Seminoles head coach Mike Martin.

The 2019 NCAA Baseball Tournament begins on Friday and will end on June 26th at the conclusion of the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

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