In a closely-battled thriller, the Hurricanes escaped with a 5-4 victory, stealing the series from the Coastal Division-leading Yellow Jackets and earning a pair of huge conference wins in the season’s home stretch.
After enduring a blowout loss to Georgia Tech on Friday night, Canes baseball rebounded on Saturday with a blowout win of their own, celebrating Senior Night with a pre-game ceremony and a dominant 10-3 win over the Yellow Jackets.
On Sunday afternoon, the only Hurricanes to pass through Mark Light Field were donning pink uniforms in honor of Mother’s Day, but May showers drenched Coral Gables shortly after the series finale between UM and Appalachian State had begun.
“Three million people have died across the globe...That's three million people who were here this time last year, and now they're not. We wanted to sort of commemorate and recognize the fact that this has hit everybody.”
“We’ve got some catching up to do and just winning two out of three and winning the series isn’t going to be good enough," Miami head coach Gino DiMare said. "When we have a chance, we’ve got to try to get the sweep."