Florida State wins 7-3 to eliminate Virginia at the MCWS

By Jerry Briggs
Special for The JB Replay

Jaime Ferrer smashed two home runs to back the pitching of Carson Dorsey as the Florida State Seminoles survived to play another day at the Men’s College World Series, eliminating the Virginia Cavaliers 7-3 Sunday afternoon.

With the win, the Seminoles of the Atlantic Coast Conference improved to 6-1 in the NCAA tournament and to 1-1 in the MCWS.

Ferrer led off the fourth inning with a solo shot and added a three-run blast in the fifth for three homers in two MCWS games and five in his past four NCAA playoff games. An FSU junior from Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Ferrer is batting .324 with 22 home runs and 66 RBI for the season.

Dorsey pitched into the eighth inning to pace the Seminoles. He gave up three runs and struck out seven. In three NCAA tournament starts, Dorsey has yielded five earned runs in 21 innings while striking out 20. He is a junior lefthander from Panama City, Fla.


Florida State 48-16
Virginia 46-17

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Florida State advanced to the bracket semifinals to face either the Tennessee Volunteers or the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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