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Alonso alum Alex Faedo strikes out 11 in Gators' 3-0 CWS win over TCU

Alex Faedo broke a Florida Gators' College World Series single-game record with 11 strikeouts on Sunday night.

<p>Florida Gators pitcher Alex Faedo (21) throws against the TCU Horned Frogs in the first inning at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on June 18, 2017.</p>

OMAHA, Neb. - Former Alonso High School and current Florida Gators pitcher Alex Faedo limited to TCU to two singles and struck out 11 in seven innings in a 3-0 win Sunday night over TCU.

Florida posted its first College World Series shutout since 1991.

Faedo, the Detroit Tigers' first-round draft pick this month, retired 10 in a row before turning the game over to closer Michael Byrne to start the eighth.

Alex Faedo's night in one word: FILTHY. https://t.co/vHW82bIVHY pic.twitter.com/GqIeh1aV7V

— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) June 19, 2017

Faedo (8-2) has been part of seven of the Gators' nine shutouts this season. The shutout was Florida's second in its 36 all-time CWS games and first in Omaha since a 5-0 win over Florida State 26 years ago.

Jared Janczak (9-1) took the loss, and Byrne earned his 17th save.

JJ Schwarz, Christian Hicks and Nelson Maldonado each drove in runs for the Gators (48-18), who will play Louisville in a Bracket 2 winners' game Tuesday night. The Horned Frogs (47-17) play Texas A&M in an elimination game Tuesday.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.