What to Know
- The Miami Hurricanes baseball team is on the brink of elimination in the College World Series.
- The Hurricanes will look to stay alive Monday afternoon when they take on UC-Santa Barbara at 2 PM.
The Miami Hurricanes baseball team is on the brink of elimination in the College World Series. After dropping their opener Saturday to the Arizona Wildcats by the score of 5-1, Miami finds themselves one loss away from leaving Omaha without a national title.
Seeded third nationally in this year’s NCAA baseball tournament, Miami will look to stay alive Monday afternoon when they take on UC-Santa Barbara at 2 PM. A win would extend the ‘Canes stay in the Midwest for another two days, as they would play Wednesday against the loser of Monday’s game between Oklahoma State and Arizona.
The Hurricanes are making their 25th appearance in the eight team tournament to crown a national champion. The program has won four titles, with the last one coming in 2001.
Miami is not the only team from the Sunshine State who finds themselves in trouble in the College World Series. The Florida Gators, the top seed in the whole tournament, where upset in their opener by Coastal Carolina late Sunday night.
Florida now must avoid elimination when they take on Texas Tech at 5 PM on Tuesday.