OMAHA, Neb. — South Carolina clinched its second consecutive national championship with a performance different from most of its others at this year’s College World Series.
No drama was necessary.
Michael Roth pitched 7 2-3 innings on three days’ rest and the Gamecocks were in control throughout a 5-2 victory against Florida that completed a two-game sweep in the CWS finals Tuesday night.
|2011 CWS Quick Reference Guide|
CWS Championship Series
Monday: South Carolina 2, Florida 1 (11 inn.)
Tuesday: South Carolina 5, Florida 2
|Looking Back: Complete College World Series Recaps and Highlights|
CWS Features: Why They’ll Win It All
Surprisingly Similar | Leading the Way
Craving More Than Baseball | Offensive Woes
Harrell the Hero | Customs Alive and Well
Bears Still in Play | Relief Effort
Falling in Cal’s Favor
Return Felt Quickly | Bullpen Steals Show
CWS Firsts at TD Ameritrade | Making History
Ready for a Return | Anything is Possible
CWS Notebooks: South Carolina’s CWS Legacy
All the Right Moves | Rosenblatt Memories
Illness Slows Hultzen | Gator’s Upper Hand
Cal’s Great Run | SEC’s Great Strength
Big Bats Bop | Delay Favors Vandy
Wingo Goes Big Again | Tough Decisions
Why They Won’t Win It All | CWS Dark Horses