CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The 11th-ranked and top-seeded University of Miami baseball team won its 12th straight home regional under head coach Jim Morris with a 10-3 victory over No. 4 seed Texas A&M Tuesday afternoon at Alex Rodriguez Park.
Miami (43-18) will now advance to the NCAA Gainesville Super Regional to take on No. 3 national seed Florida in a best-of-three series beginning Friday, June 11 at 7 p.m.
Here is your recap of Sunday’s action at the Coral Gables Regional.
Texas A&M 4, Dartmouth 3
CORAL GABLES, Fla.—Joe Patterson and Kevin Gonzalez hit solo home runs in the eighth and ninth innings, respectively, to power Texas A&M into the NCAA Coral Gables Regional championship game with a 4-3 win over Dartmouth Sunday afternoon at Alex Rodriguez Park.
The Aggies (42-20-1) saw a lead evaporate in the fifth after allowing three unearned runs, but rallied late and got a huge outing from closer John Stilson to lock down the victory. The Big Green’s season ended at 27-19.
Texas A&M Game Recap
Texas A&M 11, Miami 7
CORAL GABLES, Fla.–Texas A&M will play for the NCAA Coral Gables Regional Championship after an 11-7 win over 11th-ranked Miami Sunday evening before 2,248 fans at Alex Rodriguez Park.
With their backs to the wall entering play on Sunday, the Aggies (43-20-1) rallied to defeat Dartmouth 4-3, then downed the Hurricanes (42-18) in a back-and-forth affair later in the afternoon to force a winner-take-all championship game. The teams will meet for a berth in the super regional round on Monday at 6 p.m. (CT).
Texas A&M Game Recap
Here is your Coral Gables Regional Recap for Day 1 of the NCAA Tournament.
Texas A&M 17, Florida International 3
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Texas A&M bats exploded for season highs in hits, runs and home runs and Barret Loux tossed eight strong innings to lead the Aggies to a 17-3 win over FIU in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional opener Friday afternoon at Alex Rodriguez Park.
The Miami Hurricanes will be hosting a regional again this season as they will be joined by number 2 seeded Texas A&M, number 3 seeded Florida International, and Dartmouth rounds out the field as the four seed.