Florida beats Baylor, advances to title series
OKLAHOMA CITY - Hannah Rogers pitched a complete game to help Florida defeat Baylor 6-3 on Sunday and advanced to the Women's College World Series national championship best-of-three series.
Florida (53-12), which beat Baylor 11-0 Thursday on the opening day of competition, took a 5-0 lead Sunday in the top of the fifth inning before the Bears scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth to make it a game. The Bears came from 7-0 down to beat Kentucky on Saturday night.
Stephanie Tofft walked with the bases loaded in the top of the sixth to score an insurance run.
Tofft had two hits and knocked in two runs and Taylor Schwarz knocked in three runs for the Gators.
Kaitlyn Thumann knocked in two runs for the Bears (49-16).
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