OMAHA, Neb. — When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gatorswithin a run of Texas Tech, a thought crossed Red Raiders coach Tim Tadlock's mind.
The decision has been validated.
Even if those in Miami never thought it would.
It was a different summer for Columbia at the University of Central Florida.
OMAHA, Neb. — No. 1 seed Florida sent to the mound two first-round picks, a second-rounder, third-round and 10th-rounder against Coastal Carolina on Sunday night.
He could only watch from the visitor’s dugout as the season slipped away.