Postseason Begins Friday With Dirtbags Taking On UNC In Gainesville
May 27, 2014
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BACK IN THE POSTSEASON
STEP ONE: UNC
First up on the Road To Omaha is North Carolina. The Tar Heels finished fourth in the Coastal Division of the ACC. They enter the tournament with a 34-25 overall record and earned their 13th consecutive bid into the NCAA Tournament this year. This is their 29th appearance all-time. The Dirtbags and Tar Heels have met just once before in 1992 with UNCE edging LBSU by a score of 7-6.
THE OTHER SIDE
Florida is 40-21 overall as the No. 1 seed in the regional and the No. 2 seed in the national tournament. The Gators won the SEC Regular Season title but fell to LSU in the SEC Tournament championship game. The Gators are making their 30th appearance in the postseason and seventh in a row. The Dirtbags are 3-6 all-time against the Gators playing three-game series with Florida between 1991-93. The Gators took two of three in each series with the last one being played at Blair Field.
The College of Charleston Cougars finished second in the Colonial Athletic Association regular season but claimed the conference tournament crown to get the AQ into the NCAA postseason. The Cougars have a regional-best record of 41-17 but come in as the No. 4 seed. C of C is making its sixth regional appearance in the last 11 years. The Dirtbags and Cougars have never met.
LAST TIME IN THE POSTSEASON