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Jun 19, 2011 1:00 AM by Lee Douglas

Vandy and Florida win on opening day at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Vanderbilt's Connor Harrell snapped a sixth-inning tie by blasting the first College World Series home run in the new TD Ameritrade Park and the Commodores went on to
defeat North Carolina 7-2. This is Vandy's first trip to Omaha for the double-elimination tournament for the national championship.

Vanderbilt advances to a Bracket 1 game Monday night against Florida, which rallied to beat Texas 8-4. Brian Johnson and Bryson Smith each drove in two runs.

North Carolina plays the Longhorns on Monday afternoon in a losers bracket game.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

 

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