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By the tweets: UC Santa Barbara ousts Miami from College World Series

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Posted at 4:57 PM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-20 17:57:46-04

Miami's baseball team entered Omaha as one of the favorites to win the College World Series.

But the Hurricanes exited the tournament after just two games after a 5-3 loss to UC Santa Barbara on Monday at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The game marked the first time Miami had failed to win a game in an Omaha appearance since 1979.

Miami's Zack Collins — picked 10th overall in the MLB draft — crushed a home run to right in the top of the first and the Hurricanes appeared to be rolling. 

But the Gauchos — the home team for the game — came right back when second baseman JJ Muno hit an RBI single. 

The game stayed tied at 1 through a 62-minute rain delay in the bottom of the sixth. 

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The sixth inning could not have gone worse for the Hurricanes, who gave up four runs in the inning. Miami starting pitcher Danny Garcia returned to the mound after the rain delay but struggled. Two of the runs came on safety squeeze plays, and the Gauchos were excited. 

Miami made things interesting in the eighth inning with a couple runs to make the score 5-3.

UC Santa Barbara had a defensive gem to cap the game with a double play. Jim Rome, an alum, was pretty excited.