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Alabama falls to South Carolina

The University of Alabama baseball team fell in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament to the University of South Carolina 5 to 10. The loss in Hoover makes the Tide's likelihood of getting an invitation to the NCAA tournament highly unlikely; but it is still a possibility.

Alabama baseball's head Coach is Rob Vaughn

"We are not thrilled with the result, but South Carolina played well – you have to tip your cap to them," Vaughn said. "Now we kind of sit and wait. We'll go back and practice, continue to prepare, and hopefully we get a chance to keep playing baseball next week."

Alabama had a 3 to 0 lead after two innings but gave up 6 runs in the third inning. Bama scored 2 runs in the fourth inning to narrow it to 5 to 6; but South Carolina's pitching won out down the stretch while adding a run in the fifth inning, 2 in the sixth inning, and 1 in the eighth inning.

Alabama has lost three of its last four games, which includes a series loss to Auburn in Auburn.

Alabama finishes 33 and 22 on the season; while South Carolina improves to 34 and 21.

 

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