Jeremiah Klosterman had three hits and scored three times to lead Florida State to a 14-3 victory over Providence and the regional title in the NCAA tournament yesterday in Tallahassee, putting an end to the Friars' baseball program.
The Seminoles (51-12) collected 15 hits against three pitchers.
"It's difficult to put into words the emptiness you have," Providence Coach Charlie Hickey said.
MIAMI 3, FLORIDA ATLANTIC 2: Alex Santos struck out 10 over seven innings as the Hurricanes won the regional in Coral Gables, Fla.
AUBURN 13, TULANE 9: Casey Dunn went 5 for 5 and drove in four runs and host Auburn overcame four Green Wave homers to win the regional championship game.
WAKE FOREST 13, RICHMOND 3: Danny Borrell hit a three-run homer and Matt Briggs scattered eight hits to lead Wake Forest to the regional title in Winston-Salem, N.C.
USC 12, PEPPERDINE 7: Eric Munson went 3 for 5, including a two-run homer, and scored four runs, to help Southern California win the regional title in Los Angeles.
SW LOUISIANA 19, HOUSTON 8: Will Hawkins tied a school record with five hits and Ryan Gill added four as Southwestern Louisiana beat host Houston to win the regional championship.
TEXAS A&M 17, LONG BEACH STATE 7: Steven Truitt hit a grand slam in host Texas A&M's eight-run third inning in the regional championship game.
OKLAHOMA ST. 7, WICHITA ST. 6: Trevor Leu's single with one out in the bottom of the ninth drove in the winning run in the regional championship in Wichita, Kan.
BAYLOR 22, MINNESOTA 6: Eric Nelson had five hits and host Baylor won the regional championship. The host Bears had 29 hits.
OHIO ST. 10, MISSISSIPPI ST. 7: Matt Middleton hit a grand slam and Ohio State beat Mississippi State to clinch the regional title in Columbus, Ohio.
ALABAMA 7, SOUTHERN MISS. 6: Jeremy Brown scored from second base on an error with two outs in the ninth inning in the regional championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
CLEMSON 7, SW MISSOURI ST. 5: Justin Singleton hit a three-run homer to help Clemson to a victory in the regional championship game in Fayetteville, Ark.
STANFORD 7, NEVADA 4: Craig Thompson had three hits and Brian Sager threw 7 2/3 strong innings as the host Cardinal won the regional championship.
CAL STATE-FULLERTON 9, MICHIGAN 4: Ryan Owens and Aaron Rifkin each hit two-run homers as Cal-State Fullerton won the regional championship in South Bend, Ind.
RICE 15, TEXAS TECH 11: Will Ford went 3 for 6 with a homer and four RBI as Rice won the regional title in Lubbock.