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Wyatt Langford, Florida (Mandy Sorenson)


Florida’s comeback, Langford’s big blast headlines wild first day in Omaha

College World Series

OMAHA — In a way, everything seemed to be aligning for a big moment from Wyatt Langford and Florida in the ninth inning of Friday night’s 6-5 comeback win over Virginia.

For much of the night, Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan felt like his potent Gators offense was putting together good at bats and making hard contact. But with the flags gently blowing in from the outfield, the Gators had very little to show for it.

But then everything changed.

Down 4-2 in the eighth inning and needing a comeback to get into the winner’s bracket with a win over the[…]