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Virginia rallies for second straight win, knocks Terps out of NCAA super regional

Virginia rallies for second straight win, knocks Terps out of NCAA super regional

When Maryland pulled starter Ryan Selmer five batters and one out into its must-win super regional game against Virginia, it appeared coach John Szefc would need to piece together a victory with his bullpen. For nearly eight innings, Robert Galligan was the only piece he needed. The junior left-hander quickly ended Virginia's two-run first inning, then cruised into the ninth with 7 2/3 scoreless innings and a two-run lead before the Cavaliers ambushed Maryland late for the second time in as many days. Galligan loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth. Closer Kevin Mooney then walked in a run before freshman Ernie Clement's two-run single gave Virginia a 5-4 walk-off win...

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