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By the tweets: Top-seeded Gators eliminated from College World Series

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Posted at 7:04 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-21 20:06:41-04

Omaha has not treated the state of Florida well this year. 

The Gators became the second Florida-based team to go 0-2 in the College World Series after being edged 3-2 by Texas Tech. 

The Red Raiders are the last seeded team alive in the tournament, which is now down to six teams. 

Florida entered the stadium feeling good behind sophomore starting pitcher Alex Faedo. 

But the Gators got a bit unlucky as Texas Tech center fielder Tanner Gardner saved an extra-base hit that would have led to a run. Here is the play.

The defense continued to be outstanding for the Red Raiders throughout the game.

Texas Tech got on the board in the fourth when Eric Gutierrez blasted a two-run shot.

That was one of the only mistakes Faedo made on the day. He finished with just the two runs allowed and nine strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings.

Florida gave up another run in the ninth on a play with two errors. The run proved to be costly because in the bottom of the ninth, Gators first baseman Peter Alonso hit the longest home run of the tournament.

The shot scored two runs. Two outs later, third baseman Jonathan India hit a single down the line. He tried to stretch it to a double but was tagged out to end the game.

With the two top-seeded teams out of the College World Series, the tournament could be won by anyone.