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Alabama Athletics | May 28, 2014

Alabama, Oklahoma State advance to play for national championship

  Alabama and Oklahoma State both advanced to play for the title on Wednesday.

HUTCHINSON, Kan. -- Alabama advanced to its third consecutive NCAA championship finals with a 4-1 win against No. 3-seeded LSU on Tuesday afternoon the par-70, 6,941-yard Prairie Dunes Country Club.

"What a great day for our team and for our program," Alabama head coach Jay Seawell said. "Really proud of all five of these guys. It's a big deal to get a chance to play for a national championship, and to be able to be in that final match three straight years, I'm really proud of them.

"I think it's a credit to our seniors, Cory [Whitsett], Bobby [Wyatt] and Trey [Mullinax]. They came to school here to do things like this. They are the engine. They are the energy that allows us to do that, and with that being said, I'm just really proud for them."

The Crimson Tide received match-play wins in the semifinals from Bobby Wyatt (3 and 2), Robby Shelton (2 and 1), Trey Mullinax (4 and 2) and Tom Loveladywas 1 up on the 17th when Mullinax secured the Tide's third point.

Alabama will face second-ranked and fourth-seeded Oklahoma State in Wednesday's NCAA finals that will tee off at 3:10 p.m. ET live on the Golf Channel.

The Cowboys defeated No.1 seed Stanford 3-2 in the semifinals.