The Arkansas Razorbacks are going to the College World Series Finals for the first time since 1979. No. 5 Arkansas took down No. 1 Florida 5-2 on Friday night in the CWS Semifinals, and got a remarkable defensive play by right fielder Eric Cole to start the bottom of the ninth.
Florida’s J.J. Schwarz hit a flyball down the right field line and it appeared to be a definite foul ball, but Cole had other ideas. The right fielder incredibly jumped over the wall to turn a foul ball into a crucial out.
Check out this absurd play:
And here’s the strikeout to end the game:
The Razorbacks will play a best-of-three championship series against the winner of Saturday night’s Oregon-Mississippi State game.