OMAHA, Neb. – The Florida Gators won their first national title in baseball on Tuesday night in a 6-1 victory over the LSU Tigers.
Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to win the College World Series finals.
The Gators posted the eighth sweep in the 15 years of the best-of-three finals format.
Gators pitcher and Detroit Tigers first-round selection Alex Faedo was named as the College World Series’ most outstanding player.
Faedo threw 14⅓ scoreless innings in the 2017 CWS. He is an alum of Alonso High School.
Here’s a look at the social media reaction from Tuesday night’s national title game:
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The Florida Gators are the Kings of College Baseball! 👑 pic.twitter.com/kSoJVbCQDM— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 28, 2017
That feeling when you win your school's first ever College World Series. pic.twitter.com/jWvaC0Ewj3— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 28, 2017
The Florida Gators have won its first College World Series title in school history. pic.twitter.com/bmQ1dmuFKm— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 28, 2017
Alex Faedo: Most Outstanding Player; 14 1/3 scoreless innings in 2017 CWS, 5th-most innings without allowing an earned run in single CWS pic.twitter.com/UQxgddmFza— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 28, 2017
Florida won its first College World Series in its 11th appearance; most appearances at time of first title in College World Series history. pic.twitter.com/aGVWHavwTx— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 28, 2017
Congrats @GatorsBB! Proud to be a Gator!— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) June 28, 2017
Congrats @GatorsBB total team effort. Go Gators!!!!— Al Horford (@Al_Horford) June 28, 2017
GO 🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊 @gatorsbb— Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews) June 28, 2017
Gators = CHAMPIONS! pic.twitter.com/LdHmDEUOv8— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 28, 2017
Heroes. Legends. CHAMPIONS! pic.twitter.com/z1mvDZrMk8— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 28, 2017
It's a great day to be a Gator! pic.twitter.com/8O1gTLgbhN— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 28, 2017
GATOR PILE!! pic.twitter.com/1LbNO1bcbq— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 28, 2017
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