CWS Highlights: Kent State 5 – Florida 4

06/18/2012

OMAHA — Kent State hung on to earn its first ever College World Series victory and send the number-one overall seed Florida packing in a 5-4 win Monday.

Josh Pierce got out of a bases loaded jam in the ninth inning as the Golden Flashes held on to eliminate the Gators.

Kent State advances to play South Carolina in an elimination game on Wednesday.

Kevin Kugler and John Bishop called the action.

(George Roberts puts Kent State ahead 1-0 in the first)

(Jimmy Rider’s single makes it 2-0)

(Roberts knocks in another run to make it 4-0 Kent State)

(Mike Zunino’s single cuts the Florida deficit to 5-3)

(Josh Pierce gets a key strikeout in the 9th)

(Pierce gets the final out and Kent State moves on)

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