The Cardinals remain a lock for the tournament nonetheless and should host one of the regional rounds before hitting the road for a potential super regional series.
The Tigers and the Seminoles went five scoreless innings, until the Seminoles hit two home runs to take an 8-5 lead in the top of the 11th.
Aces Brady Singer (10-1, 2.25 ERA) and Jackson Kowar (9-4, 3.21 ERA) along with closer Michael Byrne (1.99 ERA, 13 saves) lead Florida on the mound. The Cardinals committed three errors in the field, leading to three unearned runs for the Seminoles. The Cardinals offense roughed up FSU starter Andrew Karp for seven earned runs on six hits in three-plus innings, overturning what had been 5-1 deficit. Following back-to-back singles by Campbell and Oriente, Britton pulled a 0-1 pitch into the seats in right center for his second homer of the season and a 7-5 lead.
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Florida State got on the board in the third with three runs and never looked back.
The Seminoles tied the game with two more in the seventh. Bournigal took third on a sacrifice bunt and scored from there to make it 8-8 on an errant would-be pickoff throw by Louisville reliever Reid Detmers.
The speculation entering the ACC Tournament was that the Miami baseball team had to at least reach the Championship game to have at best an outside chance at an at-large bid. Troy finished as runner-up in the Sun Belt tournament, falling to Coastal Carolina in the championship game. "We still had energy going into extras". FSU is one of six ACC teams in the postseason, joined by No. 6 national seed North Carolina, No. 10 overall seed Clemson and No. 16 overall seed North Carolina State.