CORAL GABLES (AP) — Bryce Barr pitched five shutout innings and third-seeded Columbia beat Miami 3-0 on Sunday night to set up a rematch for the Coral Gables Regional championship on Monday.READ MORE: Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move 1 win from NBA Finals
Miami , the No. 5 national seed, was shut out for the first time this season, one night after beating Columbia 8-3. Barr hadn’t pitched since April 22, and reliever Zach Bahm’s previous appearance came a week before that, but the two freshmen combined to allow Miami (46-15) just two hits in eight innings — none after the fourth.
Chris Barr drew a one-out walk in the ninth, but Adam Cline got George Iskenderian to hit into a game-ending double play.READ MORE: South Florida family knows firsthand effects of nationwide baby formula shortage
Columbia (34-16), which staved off elimination earlier Sunday by beating fourth-seeded Florida International, took a 2-0 lead in the fifth. Jordan Serena drew a bases-loaded walk on four consecutive balls from UM starter Enrique Sosa, and Nick Maguire scored despite UM reliever Nick Beauprez getting the next batter, John Kinne, to hit into a double play.
Kinne added an RBI single in the seventh for the Lions, who are 6-0 this season in elimination games.
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