Alabama Falls To Florida In World Series

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Alabama softball team fell to Florida, 6-3 to end its season in the championship series of the 2014 Women's College World Series, held in Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Alabama finished the year with a 53-13 record while the Gators win their first national softball championship with a mark of 55-12. It was Alabama's second trip to the championship series in the last three years after winning the first NCAA softball title by a Southeastern Conference school in 2012.

The Gators went up 5-1 early on with one run in the bottom of the first inning and four in the bottom of the second. Senior Kaila Hunt cut into that lead with a solo home run in the top of third. It was the 58th home run of her career, which ties her with Charlotte Morgan (2008-11) for second in Alabama history.

Senior All-American Jaclyn Traina took the loss for Alabama in the pitching circle, pushing her record to 26-5 on the season, while Delanie Gourley picked up the win for Florida, going to 15-1 while Hannah Rogers picks up the save, her second of the season.

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