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Gators complete sweep of 'Canes with wild win

Bryson Barber had two hits and three RBIs to lead Florida to an 11-10 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of Miami.

Trailing 11-7, Miami scored three in the eighth. But Danny Valencia grounded out to short, stranding the tying run at second.

Florida (6-1), ranked No. 1 by Collegiate Baseball, scored 11 despite being outhit 15-6, thanks to a sloppy effort by the No. 18 Hurricanes (6-6).

Florida never had swept Miami in a three-game series and is the first to do so at Mark Light Field since Florida State in 2002.

Barber's two-run double keyed a four-run sixth that gave Florida a 10-7 lead. The inning also included a run-scoring double by Brian LeClerc and run-scoring single by Brian Jeroloman.

Florida scored six in the second on one hit. Four batters were hit by pitches - twice with the bases loaded. The Gators also scored on two bases-loaded walks, a sacrifice fly and an error.

Josh Edmondson (1-0) earned the win and Darren O'Day his third save.

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