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Gators edge FAU to clinch spot in Super Regional

Gators edge FAU to clinch spot in Super Regional

JJ Schwarz knew what was on the line Sunday. A win against FAU would give the Gators their first Super Regional berth since 2012. And with the game knotted up at 1-1 after five innings, Schwarz took matters into his own hands, just as he has throughout the entire postseason. With Richie Martin on second base and Josh Tobias at first, Schwarz ripped a Reily Monkman pitch to left field, bringing home Martin and giving the Gators the 2-1 lead as well as the regional championship. “Today was a dogfight,” UF coach Kevin O'Sullivan said Sunday. “It was not easy, a valuable lesson to be learned. They're never going to be easy.” Schwarz finished the...

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